Savannah, Georgia June 1 - 3, 2018

Announcing the Winners

After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.

Kudos to Mojave 4 Films for winning Best Film of 2018. Their film The Dame, The Diplomat, & The Detective will go on to represent Savannah against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2019.


1st Place: Best Film of 2018

2nd Place: Best Film of 2018

Bias by Killer Fish Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2018

Chello by The moment after productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Thomas or Tina Chello, Foreign Visitor
  • Prop: a pair of pliers
  • Line: "It's going to be a great day. OR It is going to be a great day."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Audience Favorite: Group B

Bias by Killer Fish Productions

Best Writing

Best Editing

Bias by Killer Fish Productions

Best Directing

Drew Hunt The Dame, The Diplomat, & The Detective by Mojave 4 Films

Best Cinematography

Christian Hawkins Bias by Killer Fish Productions

Best Musical Score

Noir Baby by Odd Lot Improv

Best Acting

Bias by Killer Fish Productions

Honorable Mentions
The Dame, The Diplomat, & The Detective by Mojave 4 Films
Noir Baby by Odd Lot Improv

Best Actor

Steven Sims The Dame, The Diplomat, & The Detective by Mojave 4 Films

Honorable Mentions
Patrick Roper Chello by The moment after productions
Justin Kent Noir Baby by Odd Lot Improv

Best Actress

Cree Michelle Rogers The Exchange by The Mongooses

Honorable Mentions
Whitney Hooker & Casey Bessette The Agreement by Onslaught of Aussies
Stephanie Perkins Command Post 9 by A.C.T. Out

Best Supporting Actor

Daniel Rivera The Agreement by Onslaught of Aussies

Best Supporting Actress

Riley Brodie Stealers of The Lost by Dorky Puppy Productions

Best Ensemble Acting

Bias by Killer Fish Productions

Honorable Mentions
The Dame, The Diplomat, & The Detective by Mojave 4 Films
Noir Baby by Odd Lot Improv

Best Graphics

Fam Bam by Top Ten Productions

Best Effects

The Exchange by The Mongooses

Best Special Effects

The Exchange by The Mongooses

Best Choreography

Chello by The moment after productions

Best Costumes

Command Post 9 by A.C.T. Out

Best Use of Character

Chello by The moment after productions

Best Use of Prop

Fam Bam by Top Ten Productions

Best Use of Line

The Agreement by Onslaught of Aussies

Best Use of Genre

Noir Baby by Odd Lot Improv

Best Movie Trailer

Fam Bam by Top Ten Productions

Best Poster

Chello by The moment after productions

2018 Film List

  • A Great Day by Fix It In Post Productions

    A foreign traveler named Thomas changes Tina life for the better and everyone is happy about it except Tina's brother Rick for hidden reasons.

  • Adam Madrid by Argyle Forest Films

    Find Your Song!

  • Bias by Killer Fish Productions

    Bias perspectives can be deadly

  • Chello by The moment after productions

    A mysterious traveler will stop at nothing to reunite with his sister.

  • Command Post 9 by A.C.T. Out

    Freak Lives Matter

  • Fam Bam by Top Ten Productions

    Tiffany who doesn't have super powers wants to fit in with her super hero parents.

  • GETTING TO FIRST by Fresh Take

    A shy teen aged girl meets the 'crush' of her dreams at a family birthday party and relies on her grandmother's unconditional love and crazy antics to help her get to First Base with the girl.

  • Legend of Sixkiller by 21 Nuke Salute

    The world's most elite bounty hunters join forces to try to capture Duke Sixkiller, who is said to be the deadliest man in the west.

  • Noir Baby by Odd Lot Improv

    Hired to find a missing baby, a hard boiled private eye finds a dark underworld right under his nose.

  • Ripples by Gored by Rhinos Productions

    A young woman traveller, Tina Chello, is trying to right past wrongs against her family, but doesn't realise the potential implications.

  • Stealers of The Lost by Dorky Puppy Productions

    Two spies travel to the magical realm in order to find out who has been taking a variety of goods

  • The Agreement by Onslaught of Aussies

    "when your roommate leaves for vacation, you have to get creative to cover her half of the rent....."

  • The Dame, The Diplomat, & The Detective by Mojave 4 Films

    Hired to find a foreign diplomat's missing bag, Private Detective Duncan Shaw must shake down the town to get answers.

  • The Exchange by The Mongooses

    Together divided.

  • The Interlopers by Dapper Dog Films

    A wife and mother's love isn't easily substituted, so who picks the replacement?

  • The Lies by Irish Wolves

    Spy kid get's assigned to find an alien. They turn in the wrong information due to a friendship.

  • The Session by Irish Pizza Productions

    In a crazy support group session, it becomes obvious that the facilitator is not who he seems to be.

  • Vampir de Canalizare by Hillbilly Films

    Eccentric vampire must make a decision


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