Seattle, Washington July 23 - 25, 2021

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 Lightform for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film First Days will go on to represent Seattle against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


1st Place: Best Film of 2021

First Days by Lightform

2nd Place: Best Film of 2021

The Narrative by Yo-Mo-Yo!

3rd Place: Best Film of 2021

Flight Risk by Film Vandals

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October 15 - 17, 2021

Required Elements

  • Character: Kelly Broadbent, pilot
  • Prop: Headphones or earbuds
  • Line: ""I think I'm going to be sick." OR "I think I am going to be sick.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

First Days by Lightform

Audience Favorite: Group B

Shadow of the Salmon by Gold Team

Audience Favorite: Group C

Cicadapocalypse by Red Shed Films

Audience Favorite: Group D

All My Planets by Inroxicated Films

Best Writing

Cleaners by Combat Wombats

The Sky's The Limit by As If Films

Best Editing

Flight Risk by Film Vandals

Best Directing

The Narrative by Yo-Mo-Yo!

Best Cinematography

Super Novela by Telegram Sam & The Western Union

Honorable Mention
House of Etu by Phantasmagoria

Best Sound Design

Flight Risk by Film Vandals

Best Musical Score

The Sky's The Limit by As If Films

Best Acting

Eric Showacy Flight Risk by Film Vandals

Best Supporting Actor

Sonia Mari Feral The Narrative by Yo-Mo-Yo!

Best Ensemble Acting

Super Novela by Telegram Sam & The Western Union

The Narrative by Yo-Mo-Yo!

Honorable Mention
Croquet Kills by Silly Gooses

Best Graphics

City Scenes by Team Spitting

Best Costumes

The Trinity Problem by Voluptuous Panik

Best Use of Character

No More Dragons by Team JJ

Best Use of Prop

The Time We Have by Atlantic Films

Best Use of Line

Two Pilots. by Whispering Pines

Best Use of Genre

All My Planets by Inroxicated Films

Best Visual Effects

Cicadapocalypse by Red Shed Films

Best Acting Comedy

Chace T. Biddle Gack by Mothership Creative

Best Acting Drama

Renee Londonn and John Legas First Days by Lightform

Best Art Direction

Gack by Mothership Creative

Best in City: Honorable Mention

City Scenes by Team Spitting

2021 Film List

  • 'Monday' by Team N.D.O. (No Days Off)

    "I hate Mondays."

  • Activate Your Ink! by Mythic Deviant

    Inspiration

  • All My Planets by Inroxicated Films

    In space, everyone can hear you gasp.

  • Be a Good Sport by Scrubber Foley Productions

    Be a Good Sport

  • Camp Picaroon by Blast Radius Pictures

    They'll steal your hearts.

  • Carrion by FalcoProductions

    Got baggage?

  • Cicadapocalypse by Red Shed Films
  • City Scenes by Team Spitting

    A peek inside the lives of people in the city.

  • Cleaners by Combat Wombats

    Time isn't going to clean itself

  • Croquet Kills by Silly Gooses

    Six people play a game of croquet to the death

  • Everything Except... by Motown Boys

    Some men can be everything to everyone, Except a father to their sons.

  • Family Traditions: Time to Die by Lucky Productions

    Blood is thicker than water!

  • Feels Like Flying by Sneaky Goose

    There's more than one way to fly.

  • First Days by Lightform

    A road trip for a lady

  • Flight Risk by Film Vandals

    It's not always up or down.

  • Gack by Mothership Creative

    In Space No One Can Hear You GACK

  • Hank LePank - Star Detective by Subpar Films

    If you leave breadcrumbs, the duck WILL follow.

  • He's a Trip! by Team BADZ and Crew!

    What a trip!

  • House of Etu by Phantasmagoria

    The Bizarre and the Macabre!

  • Johnny Be Good by WorkArounds Seattle Film Crew

    Johnny Be Good

  • Kickflip Cowboys by Daisies and Dirtbags

    Enough talking, let's skate.

  • Landed by 3-2-1 Lift-off

    The Baggage I Carry

  • Loss of Control by ROROBY

    One discovery changes your whole trajectory.

  • My Darling Son by Inward Films

    A mothers hope

  • No More Dragons by Team JJ

    A woman’s strength is not just for fairytales

  • POWER by JoLo

    It's in all of us

  • Rose-Colored Days by Pizza Time?

    Love--it's unpredictable

  • Searching by Ink Sauce

    A Map from the Past

  • Secrets In The Wall by Sunchaser Productions

    What you find might surprise you.

  • Shadow of the Salmon by Gold Team

    A film noir movie!

  • Super Novela by Telegram Sam & The Western Union

    Cheap Space Wine

  • Sweet Gyna High Part 6: Box Shopping by Destination Weird

    These Sugar Walls Don't Lie

  • THE BLACK BOX by Level Up

    The black box

  • The Narrative by Yo-Mo-Yo!

    It is a risky buisness to be a character in her world!

  • The Sky's The Limit by As If Films

    What You Want Isn't Always What You Need

  • The Time We Have by Atlantic Films

    One more time.

  • The Trinity Problem by Voluptuous Panik

    A map is not the territory

  • The Wraith Chronicles: Wraith's Wrath by Crab Claw

    Better Grab Your Pants

  • Two Pilots. by Whispering Pines

    Prepare for takeoff.

  • Vitis Vinefera by Final Flash

    Uplift your Mind!

  • Wraith On a Stick by Team AJ

    She's not your typical babysitter!


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