Toronto, Canada 23 - 25 October 2015

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 Atom Projections for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Stephanie's Room will go on to represent Toronto against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Stephanie's Room by Atom Projections

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Red Lark by 143 Funro

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

Christmas Evil by Mighty Morphin Hermione Grangers

Required Elements

  • Character: Dakota or Dakota Flannery, Locksmith
  • Prop: a skateboard
  • Line: "Happy, happy, happy, you're always so damn happy."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Red Lark by 143 Funro

Audience Favorite: Group B

Christmas Evil by Mighty Morphin Hermione Grangers

Audience Favorite: Group C

THE INVOICE by Brainstorming

Audience Favorite: Group D

Stephanie's Room by Atom Projections

Audience Favorite: Group E

Expiry date by BytownBuds

Audience Favorite: Group F

Keys to Success by Moonage Studios

Best Writing

Christmas Evil by Mighty Morphin Hermione Grangers

Best Editing

Space Heist 3010 by Creative Meat

Best Directing

LOCK JOB by Faywood 16

Best Cinematography

The Case by This Film has 48 Hours

Best Sound Design

Space Heist 3010 by Creative Meat

Best Musical Score

THRESHOLD by Ants in a Trance

Best Actor

Corey Glass-Smith THE INVOICE by Brainstorming

Best Actress

Allyson Pratt Stephanie's Room by Atom Projections

Best Ensemble Acting

Expiry date by BytownBuds

Best Special Effects

Space Heist 3010 by Creative Meat

Best Choreography

Space Heist 3010 by Creative Meat

Best Costumes

Christmas Evil by Mighty Morphin Hermione Grangers

Best Use of Character

THRESHOLD by Ants in a Trance

Best Use of Prop

The Pursuit of Gnarliness by Werewolves on the Moon

Best Use of Line

The Big Break by [TAG]

Best Use of Genre

A Set of Rules by Saffron Squad

Best Buds by Lajoie de Vie

Award of Excellence

For Closure by Front of House Productions

The Incredible Fist by Middle Joe

2015 Film List

  • A Letter Never Written by Minus Comm Films

    An unexpected visit from a "friend" revives a man's long-suppressed memories of his sister.

  • A Set of Rules by Saffron Squad

    The disappearance of a loved one provokes a destined path inevitably ending in despair.

  • All Wrapped Up by Whole New Pizza
  • An Idiot's Guide to Conflict Resolution by Neon Twee Productions
  • Best Buds by Lajoie de Vie
  • Black Bird by Reparito
  • Christmas Evil by Mighty Morphin Hermione Grangers

    Santa Claus is coming to town... and there's only one man who can stop him!

  • Cold Streak by Ninja Film Family

    Two detectives partner up to solve the murder of various men.

  • Congrats On Ending Your Life by The Lightworkers
  • Courage In The Mirror by This is Definitely Our Big Break Productions/Video/Weddings
  • Cracking The Coda by Gaussian Films
  • Crazy Happy by SuperGreen
  • Dakota by H&C
  • Damn Happy by Purity Films
  • DEADBOLT by Spider puppies
  • Deviloution by Focus Group
  • Ennui by Reset Productions
  • Expiry date by BytownBuds
  • Fading You by Steph & Co.

    SOPHIE struggles with the fact she is loosing her memory and pushes away the person closest to her

  • Flannery’s Animal Farm by Effin Productions
  • For Closure by Front of House Productions

    Two siblings return home to tie up the loose ends of a tumultuous chapter of their lives.

  • Happy, Happy, Happy Thanksgiving by Fork Knife Spoon
  • HCL by Mouthy Kid
  • Home by Symposium
  • Impasse by Wreckoning Productions
  • It Takes A Buddy by Six Neat Guys
  • Keys to Success by Moonage Studios
  • Lady Luck by The 48ers
  • LOCK JOB by Faywood 16
  • Lockbox by Single Tear Pictures
  • Mail Order Beard by THE PERFECT DICTATORS
  • My Fathers Keys by FBG ENT
  • Of Moose and Men by Sexy Roggy
  • Peripeteia by Stellar Empires
  • Re/Collection by INDIE-cisive
  • Red Lark by 143 Funro

    Two trigger happy hitmen are tasked with taking their bosses daughter across the city, when

  • Role Play by 48 Hours Later
  • Rolling Life by Azworks productions
  • Shortbread Demon by Practice Makes Breakfast
  • Space Heist 3010 by Creative Meat

    In a world of gunchucks and lasers, would you sell your soul for a few million Quexels?

  • Stephanie's Room by Atom Projections

    When Zelda finds herself locked out of her apt, she discovers that her neighbour is hiding a secret.

  • Strapped by Triple ByPass Productions
  • Support Call by Wandering Bath
  • Tesseract by Angry Nerds
  • The Big Break by [TAG]
  • The Case by This Film has 48 Hours
  • The Codes by Detroit Film Studio
  • The Cull by ND Productions
  • The Final Score by Hulk Hogan's Heros

    For the love or the money?

  • The Incredible Fist by Middle Joe
  • The Intervention by The Homunculus Factory
  • THE INVOICE by Brainstorming
  • The Locksmith Rises by The Lakeview
  • The Pursuit of Gnarliness by Werewolves on the Moon
  • The Time Thief” by The Runaway Bananas
  • THRESHOLD by Ants in a Trance
  • Transparency by Naiken
  • Unravelled by Production Studio Films

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