Seattle, Washington July 15 - 17, 2016

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 Team Mighty Tripod for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film One Step Too Far will go on to represent Seattle against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

One Step Too Far by Team Mighty Tripod

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

Jouska by Mumukuba

3rd Place: Best Film of 2016

Valor by The Dirty Dutch

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October 7 - 9, 2016

Required Elements

  • Character: Fred or Frida Keeting, Union Boss
  • Prop: a thermometer
  • Line: "Does this smell weird to you?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Jersey Gurl by Thingamajig

Audience Favorite: Group E

Of Foley and Men by Wandering Goat

Audience Favorite: Group F

A wish for Mr. Wiskers by Pesky Paws Productions

Best Writing

The Distracted Jack Rabbit by Inebriated Perfection

Best Editing

Of Foley and Men by Wandering Goat

Best Directing

Jersey Gurl by Thingamajig

Best Cinematography

Jersey Gurl by Thingamajig

Best Sound Design

Jouska by Mumukuba

Best Musical Score

One Step Too Far by Team Mighty Tripod

Best Actor

Rich Morris Jersey Gurl by Thingamajig

Best Actress

Alissa Cattabriga Valor by The Dirty Dutch

Best Ensemble Acting

Of Foley and Men by Wandering Goat

Best Special Effects

The Last by The Cabal

Best Choreography

My Kind of Indian by Red Cherry Studios

Best Use of Character

Checking Out by A Sassy Sister

Best Use of Prop

The Distracted Jack Rabbit by Inebriated Perfection

Best Use of Line

Of Foley and Men by Wandering Goat

Best Use of Genre

The Adventures of Dick Novak by Finley Mimbles

Audience Favorite Favorite

A wish for Mr. Wiskers by Pesky Paws Productions

One Step Too Far by Team Mighty Tripod

Check-Up by Indeed!

Of Foley and Men by Wandering Goat

Nemesis Required by Quixotic School for Misfits

2016 Film List

  • A wish for Mr. Wiskers by Pesky Paws Productions

    A girl gets more than she bargins for when her wish for her cat's constant compaionship comes true.

  • Check-Up by Indeed!

    A young woman struggles to transition from childhood to adult responsibilities.

  • Checking Out by A Sassy Sister

    Don't mess with express!

  • Jersey Gurl by Thingamajig

    An East-Coast gangster with a unique ability, finds a new home in New Jersey.

  • Jouska by Mumukuba

    The love for

  • My Kind of Indian by Red Cherry Studios

    Journey of an American-Indian girl, who in the quest of finding her love found herself

  • Nemesis Required by Quixotic School for Misfits

    One superhero must hire his own supervillain from the classifieds.

  • Of Foley and Men by Wandering Goat

    Grandpa Daniel recounts the glory days of his slapstick comedy career.

  • One Step Too Far by Team Mighty Tripod

    An eclectic group gathers for support, expression, and release.

  • The Adventures of Dick Novak by Finley Mimbles

    Dick, Wendy and the Professor are tied up in yet another troublesome adventure.

  • The Distracted Jack Rabbit by Inebriated Perfection

    A young man has trouble separating himself from his phone.

  • The Last by The Cabal

    A band of scab superheroes is on the run forced to make a fateful decision.

  • Valor by The Dirty Dutch

    Who do you fight for?


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