New Orleans, Louisiana October 23 - 25, 2020

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 I-10 Criterion for winning Best Film of 2020. Their film BROAD will go on to represent New Orleans against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2021.

1st Place: Best Film of 2020

BROAD by I-10 Criterion

2nd Place: Best Film of 2020

UnSurprised by ComfyFilmNOLA

3rd Place: Best Film of 2020

Maskholes by HeadHunter Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Ambrose or Annie Zachary, Inventor
  • Prop: A book
  • Line: "Better luck next time."

2020 Film List

  • Boiling Over by Un-fundamentals

    A couples relationship is tested by a uncommon fear

  • BROAD by I-10 Criterion

    A teacher and mother on hard times, looks to selling online pics and quickly sees how high stakes can get

  • Emersion by A Girl and her Goldfish Productions

    Dr. Annie Zachary finds the perfect clinical trial patient in Mac Freeman. Will she "crack the code" to a groundbreaking invention or will she crack under the pressure?

  • Gadgets by Many Worlds Productions

    An inventor tests a gadget from the other side of the globe.

  • Head Space by Backyard Shed Films

    Unforeseen problems can occur when getting a "head" in technology.

  • Maskholes by HeadHunter Productions

    A comedic look at the controversial debate between maskers and anti maskers.

  • My Inventions Don't Suck, You Suck by KFBR392

    This Will Fix Everything.

  • Primitive Dimension by Secret P.O.R.C.H. Club

    A princess from another dimension travels to Earth to find an inventor who created a planetary blunder.

  • Republik of Ambrose by MrsFMS3 Productions (In conjunction with Imaginative Pictures)

    After members of a commune start disappearing, the Inventor of the society and his malfeasances are brought to light.

  • Slices by Rogue Martians

    Better Luck Next Time.

  • Sparkle by heauxproblems

    A teenage girl gets to become who she really wants to be.

  • The Book by quarantiners

    Three Cowboys meet for a game of Poker, and things take an unexpected turn.

  • UnSurprised by ComfyFilmNOLA

    Eric, wishing his family could have been there, finishes celebrating his 25th birthday with his friends, but after being invited to hang out some more, he ends up receiving more than one surprise that he did not bargain for.

  • White Lotus Circle by Through the Lens Productions

    What do you do when you find yourslef in a pickle? Turn to a witch to make things tickle!

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