Hampton Roads, Virginia October 4 - 6, 2019

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 Meowzebub for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film Habanera will go on to represent Hampton Roads against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.


1st Place: Best Film of 2019

Habanera by Meowzebub

2nd Place: Best Film of 2019

Psychogeist by Shadow Silhouette Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2019

Escape Trip by Rayolight Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Charlie or Carly Vines, actor
  • Prop: a trophy
  • Line: ""That's the way we do it." OR "That is the way we do it.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

In The Custody Of Witches by BrainCo Productions

Honorable Mentions
Bite Mitzvah by Shouse House Productions
Escape Trip by Rayolight Productions

Audience Favorite: Group B

Habanera by Meowzebub

2019 Film List

  • Acetone by Craft Services

    Something spooky is happening upstairs

  • AEP4000_AnotherHeadline by AEP-4000

    Two women stumble upon a haunted shed.

  • Bite Mitzvah by Shouse House Productions

    A young boy turns off age to decide what monster he'd like to become.

  • Boom Boom by Escaping Shadows

    Charlie Vines is not himself today.

  • Deuteronomy by ComicKaze

    An actor realizes there's some things that America still hasn't gotten past.

  • Embody by Eclectric

    Young actress finds her muse within.

  • ERIS by DARK-SOL

    Investigators get more than they bargained for while searching for a missing girl.

  • Escape Trip by Rayolight Productions

    There is no escape from the Escape Room.

  • Habanera by Meowzebub

    A man finds a camera and makes a video diary.

  • In The Custody Of Witches by BrainCo Productions

    Aspiring actor finds job as janitor and discoveries coven of witches

  • KEBOBS by Muddy Crown Films

    After graduating high school, three teenage friends backpack through remote Eastern European towns and receive more than just a friendly welcome from locals.

  • No One Leaves by Moo-Bee Studio

    An Office hazing during a Halloween party goes wrong leads to the death of its employees.

  • Patient 0 by Gaff Tape and a Prayer - South

    Always get a second option.

  • Phobia Inn by Very Visionary

    A group of friends arrive for a company retreat only to come face to face with their worst fears.

  • Plagued by The Wolf Pack Productions

    Plagued by relationship issues, a man goes into the woods where a malevolent entity preys on his insecurities.

  • Psychogeist by Shadow Silhouette Productions

    A schizophrenic woman isn’t sure if she is hearing voices in her head, visually hallucinating, or being haunted by an angry poltergeist.

  • The Clown Inside by Mad Matt Flix

    The hardest truth to see is your own.

  • The Turemanski Method by Please Don’t Kill Us Productions

    A method actor tries to discover himself using the Turemanski Method.

  • Third Rung by Shark Tank Collective 2

    Charlie gets a call that could finally be his big break. But a sinister creature might have other plans for breaking...

  • Trickle by Capture Movement Films

    A Ring Master Demon travels through time to gather individuals and turns them into freaks for his Carnival.


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