Portland, Oregon July 29 - 31, 2022

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 Monsieur Soeur for winning Best Film of 2022. Their film The Light of Your Life will go on to represent Portland against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2023.


1st Place: Best Film of 2022

The Light of Your Life by Monsieur Soeur

2nd Place: Best Film of 2022

Afterparty by Dynamosaurus

3rd Place: Best Film of 2022

Hungry For Love by Pending

Required Elements

  • Character: Trey or Tory Gilchuck, Extreme Sports Participant
  • Prop: a stapler
  • Line: "Thanks for nothing."

Audience Favorite: Group A

King of Ding by All Skate

Audience Favorite: Group B

Honorable Mention
The Oracle by Alternate Universe

Audience Favorite: Group C

Hungry For Love by Pending

Best Writing

The Light of Your Life by Monsieur Soeur

Best Editing

Afterparty by Dynamosaurus

Best Directing

Hungry For Love by Pending

Best Cinematography

Afterparty by Dynamosaurus

Best Sound Design

The Light of Your Life by Monsieur Soeur

Best Musical Score

The Light of Your Life by Monsieur Soeur

Best Actor

Jason Rouse Hungry For Love by Pending

Best Actress

Sammie Forsey Hungry For Love by Pending

Honorable Mention
Eva Shepard Afterparty by Dynamosaurus

Best Ensemble Acting

What's The Point? by Expert Friends

Best Production Design

TV Stationery by Team Dandelion

Best Use of Character

King of Ding by All Skate

The Light of Your Life by Monsieur Soeur

Best Use of Prop

TV Stationery by Team Dandelion

Best Use of Line

King of Ding by All Skate

Best Practical Effects

Time Throat by Boat Soda

Best Visual Effects

The GreenTree Device by Trip

Best Art Direction

The Light of Your Life by Monsieur Soeur

2022 Film List

  • Afterparty by Dynamosaurus

    Join the afterparty

  • Hungry For Love by Pending

    'Til dinner do us part.

  • King of Ding by All Skate

    Taking doorbell ringing to the next level

  • The GreenTree Device by Trip

    The planet is dying, and only the GreenTree Device can save it

  • The Light of Your Life by Monsieur Soeur

    Flying to new lights.

  • The Oracle by Alternate Universe

    Will the magic work?

  • Time Throat by Boat Soda

    Always room for more.

  • TV Stationery by Team Dandelion

    You've never seen staples like this.

  • What's The Point? by Expert Friends

    What's The Point?


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