Seattle, Washington October 16 - 18, 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 Go Somewhere Cinema for winning Best Film of 2020. Their film Death Wish will go on to represent Seattle against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2021.


1st Place: Best Film of 2020

Death Wish by Go Somewhere Cinema

2nd Place: Best Film of 2020

Home Body by Grumpycorp Studios

3rd Place: Best Film of 2020

#EatTheRich by Film Vandals

Required Elements

  • Character: Moonshadow Jones, Virtual Healer
  • Prop: onion
  • Line: "Nope. Just nope. Nope, nope, nope. Very nope."

Best Writing

Death Wish by Go Somewhere Cinema

Best Editing

Home Body by Grumpycorp Studios

Best Directing

Death Wish by Go Somewhere Cinema

Best Cinematography

Waning Crescent by Metaframe

Best Sound Design

Waning Crescent by Metaframe

Best Musical Score

#EatTheRich by Film Vandals

Best Supporting Actor

Matt Showacy #EatTheRich by Film Vandals

Best Ensemble Acting

Waning Crescent by Metaframe

Best Use of Character

Waning Crescent by Metaframe

Best Use of Prop

Onion Witch by Hamilton the Town

Best Use of Line

#EatTheRich by Film Vandals

Best Use of Genre

Waning Crescent by Metaframe

Best Practical Effects

The Garden by Madland Productions

Best Visual Effects

#EatTheRich by Film Vandals

Best Acting in a Comedy

Robin Klevansky Home Body by Grumpycorp Studios

Best Acting in a Drama

Kimi Rutledhe Death Wish by Go Somewhere Cinema

Best Art Direction

Waning Crescent by Metaframe

Best Film - Honorable Mention

Waning Crescent by Metaframe

Best Wardrobe

Onion Witch by Hamilton the Town

Bloodiest

The Session by Hugs for Pugs

Creepiest

The Wandering by Say Something Spooky

WTF?!

The Session by Hugs for Pugs

2020 Film List

  • #EatTheRich by Film Vandals

    Moonshadow Jones, a "renowned" virtual healer, decides to join the 2020 presidential election, using a platform he believes to be very popular.

  • Body Shop by Inner Monologue Productions

    A man believes a virtual healer is responsible for the death of his wife and goes on a quest to seek revenge.

  • Dark Plague by Blood Bath Films

    Psychiatrist comes to a shocking revelation after a patient's untimely death.

  • Death Wish by Go Somewhere Cinema

    A string of gruesome murders appear over social media platforms while Francis, a failed businessman tries to find a way out of his day to day life. He meets a woman named Jones who shows him her method of escaping reality.

  • Haunting of Belleflower Farms by Williwaw

    Jesus, will this thing just let me upload.

  • Home Body by Grumpycorp Studios

    Getting a life outside your home is harder than you think

  • Onion Witch by Hamilton the Town

    Forced to confront the realities of being trapped at home during quarantine, a woman turns to alternative therapies while her husband bears the brunt.

  • Padamonium by Blue Peony Productions

    What happens in Vegas Doesn't always stay in Vegas.

  • Polystyrene by Phoenix Films

    Four friends come together to remember their childhood theatre, but something about it seems off

  • Reality Check by Team BADZ and Crew!

    In a strange space, an odd group of people greet a confused young woman. When the people begin to disappear one by one, she struggles to fight her way out of it to avoid death.

  • Somnambulant by Cinema Sprezzatura

    An alienated and paranoid young man finds himself driven to an unhealthy obsession with a radio and the hidden broadcasts only he can hear.

  • The Garden by Madland Productions

    With the guidance of a virtual healer, a woman discovers that to heal her trauma, she must bury the bitter parts of her past.

  • The Session by Hugs for Pugs

    Fighting her inner demons Lisa a strong and determined woman faces her darkest fears as well as her past trauma. Will she be able to overcome the dread of her pain or will her pain wipe her out in one session.

  • The Wandering by Say Something Spooky

    Mara lost in the woods, comes to realize she is not alone.

  • This Little Piggy by Mendicants' Delirium

    When farmers dispute over environmental issues, more than the environment is in danger.

  • Waning Crescent by Metaframe

    A dispossessed boyfriend subscribes to virtual healer only to get wrapped up in a religious cult


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