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 ReturnStyle Pictures for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film GRIMOIRE will go on to represent Atlanta against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.
A magician uses his tricks to pick up a girl, but gets tripped up when he discovers she speaks Spanish.
Two buddies in desperate need of money attempt to hustle a hustler.
Journey of a young guy who gives up his love and life for film making
In the not-distance future, the US government has created a peaceful and productive society however their approach is a complete suppression of all artistic expression. Despite those rules and restrictions an underground artistic society continues to thrive.
Humans love context
A 25 year grudge is dissolved when siblings are forced to communicate after an unfortunate event. It only took a few disappearing acts to realize that getting rich off their uncle’s estate isn’t as important as having family to share life’s precious moments with
Sending their daughter off to school, dad messes up the cake!
A magician has to make a decision between love or politics.
Anna A young girl shows her true colors to her potential parents during an adoption interview.
A deeper look into the production of everyone's favorite food: lettuce.
Atlanta: A city that is plagued with more bird scooters than people. This mockumentary follows a reporter as he investigates the grim reality of a city on wheels.
One dog gone party.
An ominous man in black brutally blazes into the trail of a bewildered homesteader.
A woman receives a surprise inheritance from her recently deceased uncle and it may have been given with sinister intent.
A girl attempts to save her mother, but it's up to her mother to accept magic back into her life.
"From Best Buds to Best BUTTS"
Journey through a day on campus as four lives cross paths and are left forever changed.
A spy looking to get a clue
Two women play a trick on the men in their lives but the trick is on one of them.
A failing magician manipulates his easily controlled roommate as a way out of the city and out of debt - but they both reveal their true selves on the road to the carpet capital of the world.
PTSD is real and war changes some people forever, some veterans are luckier than others to have a family member who looks out for them and an imaginary voice of reason.
In the post apocalyptic Wild West, a young magician is in search of his friend in different saloon, while being hunted down by a blood thirsty gang to take back what was theirs.
Polarized by opposing approaches to raising a child with a mental illness, two worn-down parents must return to the love that initially allowed them to see eye-to-eye.
A director is murdered on the set of a short film and the crew are left wondering who killed him.
Laurie Winnington, a wannabe mage, summons a mysterious box to make a Faustian deal to gain her powers.
Lance is a character in a video game that he wants desperately to escape.
When an unassuming radio ad changes your life.
After a police detective discovers new information about a murder case, he goes to confront the top suspect, his sister.
A birthday party magician gets kidnapped by a crazed psycho who is convinced that his tricks are real magic, and threatens to torture him until he reveals his secrets.
A struggling street magician acquires a mysterious and archaic book in an effort to execute his most challenging sleight-of-hand yet.
50 years after most human life ended on Earth, the first humans that were able to survive start to hatch - the world they reenter isn’t the one they expected.
After Dylan's mother's death, she struggles to find something to connect with her with her mom. When she finds a notebook that has the address to her mom's childhood home, she decides that she's going to get there, no matter what.
Dad! there is someone in the Closet....
A couple in a Charlie’s Baked Ham Christmas commercial comes to a horrifying realization.
When the world goes to shit, sometimes you just need to find the magic.
The magic is gone for them. Thanks to one bumbling magician and an extraordinary sheet, they'll rediscover the spark that brought them together.
A widowed detective who is set in his routine finds his life disrupted when things in his perfectly placed world are moved.
For strangers locked intogether in a strange place.
As a family celebrates departed loved ones on The Day Of The Dead, one family member recalls fond memories, and prepares to join the altar.
Dad needs to survive the obstacles of his job in order to make it to family pizza night.
After being fired Mira looks to settle a score.
Magician Assistant Breaks free.
A grieving family goes to extreme measures to bring their loved one back.
A family deals with the the sever loss of life in their family in post World War II America.
Three prisoners compete against each other for a chance at freedom on a new reality show.
Sigma Alpha Lambda Alpha Delta
Down and out Lori tries to get her act together.
A documentary team follows Duunk, an Androthican living among humans, as he begins his stand-up comedy career.
A sadistic ASMR host performs hypnosis on her audience convincing them to commit suicide and other horrific crimes against humanity.
True love never fails when bound by magic.
After an on-air meltdown, news co-hosts go on to find success on very different career trajectories.
Two lovers relationship is put to the test by fame
Strange Magic a Magician goes on a murderous spree.
An out-of-touch street magician reluctantly attends a party with other magicians. Everyone seems to want to chat thanks to an embarrassing social faux-pas that went viral.
Lance is a magician who starts out down on his luck in his profession, but winds up making a fortune of money by the end of the film. But his fortune comes at a big price.
Two lovers on a crime steak go from small-time con artists to big-time stage criminals.
If you can't join them, beat them.
Just when thought it was safe to cross the street.
A down on her luck magician struggles to find success in an apethetic world.
After a personal investigator discovers an unusual magic trick, she questions her colleague, her career and her happiness.
A mother seeks revenge to avenge her son's murder through black magic.
Three friends are in for the vacation of a lifetime when they learn fun and magic can become fear and tragedy
A young magician risks everything to find her daughter when she aligns with rebel forces in the fight against a brutal government agency seeking to eradicate all magic from the world.
A mockumentary on a group of not-so-typical office workers where the days are ruff, the boss is an alpha, and the treats are always a surprise.
Laurie is seeking a new reality through an experimental pharmaceutical trail. Will her journey bring the answers she is longing for or bring her deeper into a horrifying realization.
It’s not cozy. It’s not secluded.
A mockumentary of two actors stuck in proverbial traffic on the road to success.
Four childhood friends are forced to break a promise when one of them has to enter witness protection.
A party magician, desperate for funds, is hired for a woman's birthday and unexpectedly asked to perform a type of magic way beyond the scope of her act.
Life can throw you some curve balls. This no more evident than with the life of Mr. Winnington.
Armed with a few tricks up his sleeve, an on-the-rise magician bets it all to confront a killer.
Hapless magician Lance Winnington takes an opportunity to correct the course of his life with an arcane artifact.
A "WAGEN" RideShare Driver picks up a magician and his ex-girlfriend for a drive that turns into a not "Swift" enough ride...
Looking for magic to solve problems.
A magician and his assistant come into conflict over there magic act.
A failing magician must learn to believe again, or lose her powers forever.
After displaying many feats of strength, three professionals find out just how far someone will go for a loved one.
A simple family get together turns into a rite of passage for a fathers young boy.
Lance Winnington, an aspiring magician, faces the ridicule of his family. Little do they know he has some deadly tricks up his sleeve.