Shanghai, 中国 2017年11月3日 - 2017年11月5日

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 Tankoak for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film 我从来没做过这种事 (I have never done anything like this before) will go on to represent Shanghai against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.


2nd Place: Best Film of 2017

The Exhibition by The scooby doos

Required Elements

  • Character: 文华 Wen Hua "literature" ,作家 (Jay Penn/ Jainie Penn, writer)
  • Prop: 锤子 (a hammer)
  • Line: "我从来没做过这种事 Wo Cong Lai Mei Zuo Guo Zhe Zhong Shi" ("i have never done anything like this before.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

The Exhibition by The scooby doos

Honorable Mentions
George by Team One Belt One 48HFP
Mobius(轮盘) by 玩塑料袋的兔子
The Box by THE VIEWTIFUL TEAM

Best Writing

The Messenger by Lonely Camel

Best Editing

The Exhibition by The scooby doos

Best Cinematography

The Exhibition by The scooby doos

Honorable Mention
Technical lighting Tales From The Penn - Vol. 37 - An Unorthodox fable. by BLNK

Best Sound Design

Somnos by Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo

Best Acting

The Exhibition by The scooby doos

Honorable Mention
George by Team One Belt One 48HFP

Best Effects

VFX Do Not Disconnect by STONJAUS

Best Set Design

Production design Life of a hunter by Lumi

Best Use of Character

The Box by THE VIEWTIFUL TEAM

Best Use of Prop

Life of a hunter by Lumi

Best Use of Line

The Messenger by Lonely Camel

Best Film Honorable Mention

Mobius(轮盘) by 玩塑料袋的兔子

The last Girl on Earth by The Goldies

2017 Film List

  • Do Not Disconnect by STONJAUS

    Play video games for the danger, but don’t get trapped in one.

  • EATING by Mahjong 红中

    Do you know someone‘s happiness has been eaten?

  • Force or Fix by Weekend Warriors

    The female writer faces the dilemma that she loves and hates her husband, what will she gonna do?

  • Free Will by Rolling Bear

    A middle age crisis writer stucked in mental trouble after interacting with a mistery stylist for tree times.

  • George by Team One Belt One 48HFP

    A writer is hired for a very unusual assignment by an even more unusual group... but unusual quickly turns to supernatural.

  • Ghostly-Locks and the 3 Demons by The making of Shanghai

    A writer struggles to deal with life before meeting his end.

  • Life of a hunter by Lumi

    Hunting or be hunted, that is a question.

  • Mobius(轮盘) by 玩塑料袋的兔子

    The female writer Wen Hua , who is doing a novel of detective. Its hero, a young detective A is set into a death spiral. Surprisingly, he get out of the world and kill Wen Hua on the real world.

  • Pactus by Myspacebarisbroken

    Woman is trapped in a dream where she made a pact that costs her greatly.

  • Somnos by Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo

    A detective loses more than just sleep on the case.

  • Tales From The Penn - Vol. 37 - An Unorthodox fable. by BLNK

    Be Careful What You Wish For, You May Receive it.

  • The Box by THE VIEWTIFUL TEAM

    GREED CORRUPTS ALL MEN.

  • The Exhibition by The scooby doos
  • The last Girl on Earth by The Goldies
  • The Messenger by Lonely Camel

    A struggling author takes on a mysterious writing job, but the reality of the work leads to a moral breaking point.

  • What's in my mind when i am running by Random Molecule

    Something running in a man's mind takes him back to what he cannot forgive the most.

  • 我从来没做过这种事 (I have never done anything like this before) by Tankoak

    Wenhua lived a life with two distinct identities with no cross over until one night he cannot separate them entirely


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