Singapore 21 - 23 October 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 The Mask (MDIS) for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film The Curse of the Pantianak will go on to represent Singapore against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

The Curse of the Pantianak by The Mask (MDIS)

Required Elements

  • Character: Louis or Louise Linn, Engineer
  • Prop: Granny's underpants
  • Line: Are you a small, medium or large?

Audience Favorite: Group A

Beth by Dirty Blonde Productions

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Curse of the Pantianak by The Mask (MDIS)

Best Writing

In-Between by Show Dont Tell

Best Editing

The Curse of the Pantianak by The Mask (MDIS)

Best Directing

In-Between by Show Dont Tell

Best Cinematography

Case 4444 by Team GT!

Best Acting

Bernardus Andrien Chandra Bambang by TheRabbitHole

Best Use of Character

Bambang by TheRabbitHole

Best Use of Prop

.bot by P.T.M

Best Use of Line

The Curse of the Pantianak by The Mask (MDIS)

Best Visual Effects

.bot by P.T.M

Best Production Design

The Tenant by sfcfolks

Special Mention: Make Up & Special FX

Honorable Mention
00:00 ( Zero Zero Zero Zero ) by Brown Panda Production (MDIS)

Best Music & Sound Design

Bambang by TheRabbitHole

2016 Film List

  • .bot by P.T.M

    Creator of AI bot gets hunted down by his enraged creation when trying to reboot the program.

  • 00:00 ( Zero Zero Zero Zero ) by Brown Panda Production (MDIS)

    The story revolves around a stubborn girl and an elderly female ghost ( Tailor ) looking for revenge

  • Bambang by TheRabbitHole

    A group of Engineers got into a big trouble when they played with the wrong group of underwear.

  • Beth by Dirty Blonde Productions

    A man is haunted by his ex-lover, manifested as a monster within an endless loop of nightmare

  • Bored to Death by Chin Chye Productions

    How can boredom save you?

  • Case 4444 by Team GT!

    Found footages of an uncanny event.

  • ELIXIR by MiddleRoom Studios

    Rina unexpectedly obtains physic powers which she's unable to control.

  • Homestay by Baby Pontianak

    Louise, who has come to Cashew for accommodation, later finds himself possessed by a baby ghost.

  • In-Between by Show Dont Tell

    a disconsolate man seeks the help of a psychic to deal with his loss

  • MA, GRANDMA by The Green Mango

    A son decide to take revenge on his grind mother for mistreating his mother

  • Recall by SUTD Productions

    A Repair Engineer who becomes increasingly disconnected with reality during a call with his wife

  • Regret by Blueye

    REGRET THE WARNING WAS NOT HEEDED

  • Sister by Pincers Production

    A seemingly happy family, conceals deep, dark, secrets.

  • The Collection by Unseen Production (MDIS)

    Story of two individuals having different collections

  • The Curse of the Pantianak by The Mask (MDIS)

    The Pantianak haunts whoever is daring enough to stay past midnight in the Engineering Lab.

  • The Tenant by sfcfolks

    Are you a small, medium or large?

  • The Tenants by SP Newsroom

    When a shy girl rents out a room to a complete stranger, unexpected things start to happen in her ho

  • Wendigo by Studio 49 Production

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