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 laughing with the storm for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film First Contact Worst Contact will go on to represent Washington against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.
A poet toils against two of his fiercest enemies---writer's block and laziness, with help from Founding Father Ben Franklin!
To save the soul of his love, a man will go to Hell...and back?
A lovelorn poet chases elusive love with the help of The Super Don.
A poet seeks to understand his enemy to avenge his friends.
Escaping to virtual reality, or from it?
After losing his best friend to suicide, Oliver The Poet finds companionship in a post-apocalyptic world with a furry puppet friend named Fred.
Either we are alone in the universe or we are not. both are equally terrifying.
A team of intrepid space explorers have a close encounter.
A woman seeks the help of her friend, a witch, when she becomes cursed and doomed to rapidly age.
Loner Oliver Fox makes a first encounter of the Bro-Kind.
A heartbroken college student takes a last-minute (budget-friendly) inspiration-vacation into her promising future.
Olivia Fox works a desk job but wants to become a poet. Her nagging Mom won't let her pursue her dreams... but maybe she has a reason.
Hindered by diametric abilities, a couple attends therapy to learn how to work together.
A universe exiting alongside our own, although undetectable
With this father killed by a mysterious assassin, a boy tries to avenge his dad by travelling back in time to before the assassin kills his dad and killing the assassin.
A Young woman tries to escape from a cult that is surveilled by a god-like computer named Intelligence 1-A.
But it was just a poem
Two friends go out for drinks to ease one of them for a important event the next day. Only to meet his maker at the end of the night, leaving the other friend in turmoil which triggers his abilities to time travel in his sleep. And he goes back to save his friend for that crazy night.
When a midlife crisis takes a turn for the dark, beware of what lurks in the shadows.
SOME WORDS STING MORE THAN OTHERS.
you get on a ride at the fair and you end up in another galaxy
Olivia Fox and her husband move into a creepy warehouse for workspace, only to be possessed by smelly demons.
Kidnapped by a mad scientist, a group of strangers must fight to survive while overcoming their own instincts.
In the wood lurks a beast what hungers.
When your mind takes over.
Never work a shift alone.
A woman finds herself torn between herself and newfound riches.
When a piece of your heart has died and you've been wronged, What do you do?
In May of 2001, Mark Ruppert (Creator/ Executive Producer), Liz Langston (Co-Founder/ Executive Producer) and Christina Ruppert (Director of Operations) were all part of the team The Big Ouch. It was one of 10 teams in the inaugural 48 Hour Film Project and the required prop was a severed body part.