Little Rock, Arkansas August 20 - 22, 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 Life at 24 for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film Rosebud will go on to represent Little Rock against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


1st Place: Best Film of 2021

Rosebud by Life at 24

2nd Place: Best Film of 2021

Ignis Fatuus by Blind Bandit Media

3rd Place: Best Film of 2021

Bloodlines by Troika B Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Ed or Edie Taccolo, Florist
  • Prop: a cupcake
  • Line: "Once upon a time, he was my best friend."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Bloodlines by Troika B Productions

Best Writing

Rosebud by Life at 24

Best Editing

Rosebud by Life at 24

Best Directing

Rosebud by Life at 24

Best Cinematography

Rosebud by Life at 24

Best Sound Design

Ignis Fatuus by Blind Bandit Media

Best Musical Score

Ignis Fatuus by Blind Bandit Media

Best Ensemble Acting

Rosebud by Life at 24

Best Graphics

Rosebud by Life at 24

Best Special Effects

Rosebud by Life at 24

Best Choreography

yours is the earth by dandrufffilms

Best Costumes

Bloodlines by Troika B Productions

Best Use of Character

Pixelbreakers by Dizzy Star

Best Use of Prop

Sweet Encounters by Any Kind Of Films

Best Use of Line

The Same Old Place by The Wendys Crew

Best Use of Genre

Rosebud by Life at 24

2021 Film List

  • Barbrazella by Next Wave

    Father son search for abducted grandma

  • Bloodlines by Troika B Productions

    Broken bonds lead to stark realizations.

  • Delivery Day by Ravenwood Productions

    This floral delivery is a scream!

  • Ignis Fatuus by Blind Bandit Media

    What memory wouldn't you want to forget?

  • Love Is by BPPtheAgency

    Love Is

  • Pixelbreakers by Dizzy Star

    Learoy Jankins is out to break some pixels!

  • Rosebud by Life at 24

    Not all holidays have a happy ending

  • Roulette It All In by LeapingDogFilms

    Some Truths are Hard to Swallow

  • Sweet Encounters by Any Kind Of Films

    Life can be so bitter sweet!

  • The Bearer of Bad News by Maxout Productions

    Once upon on a time the devil fell in love with an Angel … it didn't end well.

  • The Empty Vase by Maybe Mediocre Productions

    An empty vase keeps a flower from bloom

  • The Same Old Place by The Wendys Crew

    Reading Minds Doesn't Mean You Know All

  • yours is the earth by dandrufffilms

    i can't change anybody


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