Shanghai, 中国 2016年10月14日 - 2016年10月16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 SharkBait for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film The Park will go on to represent Shanghai against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

The Park by SharkBait

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

30 by I Lack Ideas When Sober

Required Elements

  • Character: 杰宇 or 婕羽 王 , Delivery person/快递员工
  • Prop: pills/药片
  • Line: "You must be new./你一定是新来的。"

Audience Favorite: Group A

The Park by SharkBait

Audience Favorite: Group B

30 by I Lack Ideas When Sober

Best Writing

Deep Love - Shallow Life by Shang-A-Hoi!

Honorable Mention
30 by I Lack Ideas When Sober

Best Editing

30 by I Lack Ideas When Sober

Best Directing

The Park by SharkBait

Best Cinematography

The Girl and Her Books by RS

Best Sound Design

To Be Or Not To Be by 小斌立大功

Best Musical Score

Music dream by 躁点

Best Acting

The Park by SharkBait

Best Actor

The Park by SharkBait

Best Actress

Music dream by 躁点

Best Graphics

by 天祥

Best Special Effects

The Girl and Her Books by RS

Best Choreography

The Replacement by DHU ISA

Best Costumes

The Park by SharkBait

Best Make Up

Sound The Alarm by EasyCompany

Best Use of Character

by 天祥

Best Use of Prop

30 by I Lack Ideas When Sober

Best Use of Line

30 by I Lack Ideas When Sober

Best Use of Genre

Deep Love - Shallow Life by Shang-A-Hoi!

Women in the 48: Outstanding Youth

Music dream by 躁点

Jury Prize

To Be Or Not To Be by 小斌立大功

2016 Film List

  • 30 by I Lack Ideas When Sober

    how did you celebrate your dirty thirty?

  • Before Valentines by People's Daily

    A mad woman killed her husband before Valentines Day

  • Deep Love - Shallow Life by Shang-A-Hoi!

    When do you know a romance has been too much time? Or not enough?

  • Dependent by The Progenitors of Chaos

    One man overcoming his demons with the help of a child's innocence

  • EX by A TEAM

    A guy meets a charming girl who happens to become just another ex, although this time it was tragic

  • Music dream by 躁点

    How music help a girl grow in a new city

  • Sound The Alarm by EasyCompany

    纠结的军医在战争中的情况

  • Stuck on Tuesday by UP@UP

    The watch

  • The Girl and Her Books by RS

    A mysterious writing prodigy talks about her inspirations, creative process and stories.

  • The Park by SharkBait

    A girl wakes up in a room not knowing where she is, How did she get there, andy why is she there?

  • The Replacement by DHU ISA
  • Till Infinity by 一阵疯Wildwind

    A man burns things because he believes his dead girlfriend would receive them in the other world

  • To Be Or Not To Be by 小斌立大功

    To be or not to be, that is a question

  • Tomorrow by STA

    The sleazy expat learns the ultimate lesson.

  • by 天祥

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