San Diego, California 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 Newhan Media for winning Best Film of 2022. Their film Somnium will go on to represent San Diego against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2023.


1st Place: Best Film of 2022

Somnium by Newhan Media

2nd Place: Best Film of 2022

Hunted by Film Logic Studios

3rd Place: Best Film of 2022

He's my Lobster by Dog Jaw Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Sam or Sherri Myers, Watercolor Artist
  • Prop: a tool box/bag
  • Line: "It all comes down to the planning."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Femme de Heist by Jabronie Pictures X Almost Good Films

Audience Favorite: Group B

Serenity Garden by Let's Get Rolling

Audience Favorite: Group C

11:11 by FORA Productions

Best Writing

Michael Schnee and Kellen Crawford Somnium by Newhan Media

Best Editing

Maximillion Newhan Somnium by Newhan Media

Zachary Colton Hunted by Film Logic Studios

Best Directing

Maximillion Newhan and Sean McDannold Somnium by Newhan Media

Best Cinematography

Trevor Elliot 11:11 by FORA Productions

Brandon Manderson and Zachary Maxwell Serenity Garden by Let's Get Rolling

Honorable Mention
Zachary Colton Hunted by Film Logic Studios

Best Sound Design

Brandon Worley 11:11 by FORA Productions

Honorable Mention
James Raub Devotion by Jake Byrd Productions

Best Musical Score

Matthew Oropallo Serenity Garden by Let's Get Rolling

Zachary Colton Hunted by Film Logic Studios

Best Actor

Kierron Molet Somnium by Newhan Media

Best Actress

Diane Sargent He's my Lobster by Dog Jaw Productions

Best Special Effects

Jarod James Bainbridge Carrion by Axiomatic Twist

Best Costumes

Victor Ciccarelli 2070 : Tribe Reborn by Quixana

Best Make Up

Yolanda Gonzales and Long Nguyen Stratagem by Cimitoro Productions

Best Use of Character

Red by The 119

Best Use of Prop

Carrion by Axiomatic Twist

Best Use of Line

Hunted by Film Logic Studios

Best Dance Choreography

Carry On by Snarky Films

Best End Credits

ALL IN by interim films

Best Fight Choreography

Fernando Jay Huerto and Julia Elizabeth Femme de Heist by Jabronie Pictures X Almost Good Films

Best Lighting Design

Jarod James Bainbridge Carrion by Axiomatic Twist

2022 Film List

  • 11:11 by FORA Productions

    Trust in the journey

  • 2070 : Tribe Reborn by Quixana

    Love Prevails

  • A cor do acaso ( Colorfull) by Sera

    Sometimes you can give a chance to the different colors that appears in your life.

  • ALL IN by interim films

    One man concepts an elaborate plan to steal his own money.

  • Carrion by Axiomatic Twist

    What did you join for?

  • Carry On by Snarky Films

    Everyone has baggage.

  • CIA: Myers Sisters by Bokeh Pictures

    CIA

  • Climedram by The Syndicate

    When your balls sweat hard...

  • Color of Change by Mitzi Mayer Productions
  • Comeback To The Future by The 2880 Minute Movie Makers

    The Comeback That Transends Time Itself

  • Commission by The Cine-Maniacs

    When murder meets watercolor the lines can get blurry.

  • Devotion by Jake Byrd Productions

    It's all in the planning

  • Femme de Heist by Jabronie Pictures X Almost Good Films

    Finder's keepers

  • He's my Lobster by Dog Jaw Productions

    Finding True Love: A Romance Story

  • HOLIDAY STALKINGS by Lucky-U Entertainment (in association with Night Vision Productions)

    What's in your stocking?

  • Hunted by Film Logic Studios

    It all comes down to the planning...

  • Into the Daylight by Blackstone River

    Don't be afraid of the daylight;

  • Life in Color by Actors for San Diego

    A heartfelt film about learning to embrace who you are

  • LOVE: Locked and Loaded by And Company Productions

    From deception to affection.

  • Mercury by Digital Lemonade Stand

    Paints, Pranks, and Revenge

  • Muse by Lotion Boy

    Art that Kills

  • Muzzle Flash by Dirty Mike & The Boys
  • No Rise by Goblin Squad

    Sometimes all you need is love to rise above.

  • One Great Day by THE FILAM FILM COLLECTIVE

    Sometimes we don't forget.

  • PUSH by Redrum Rejects

    There's no time like the past

  • Ready. Set. No! by Guerrilla Aesthete Productions

    Destination: Hawaii. Problem? Leaving.

  • Red by The 119

    She will find the perfect shade of red... in you.

  • Retribution (Vengeance is mine) by Dreams by Kevin Gray Productions

    Vengeance is Mine

  • RV A B-Movie by TimeEnds Productions

    Scenic views don't hold a perfect picture

  • Sam I Am by Joni & Chauncy Productions

    who am I

  • Saugat by AVVA Production

    What is broken can always be fixed

  • Self-Tape by Two Birdies
  • Serenity Garden by Let's Get Rolling

    A place to open the mind, and close the brain

  • Sombrero Phantasia by Jackal Productions

    The Price of Freedom?.....$300.00

  • Somnium by Newhan Media

    Nothing goes as planned

  • Still Life in Motion by Cane Toad Productions

    They have merch, she has questions

  • Stratagem by Cimitoro Productions

    Are you sure this is going to work?

  • The Calm Minute by Cloudy Hair

    Buddy ??

  • The Healing Touch by A Greek God Entertainment LLC.

    It All Comes Down To The Plan!

  • The Heist by backlit.

    no heist is too small

  • The Red Intruder by Mission Avenue Collective

    On Halloween night, he comes home

  • The Trip by Silly Revelations

    that was epic

  • The Un-Supers by Team All of Us

    The Not So Super Superheroes

  • Toy Boyz by Tea and Bag Production Company

    Two boys go on an epic adventure where anything is possible?

  • Trying by The Ecliptic, The Shaded, and The Illuminated

    The next step is never easy...


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