Little Rock, Arkansas August 26 - 28, 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 Maxout Productions for winning Best Film of 2022. Their film The Death Rattle will go on to represent Little Rock against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2023.


1st Place: Best Film of 2022

The Death Rattle by Maxout Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2022

Death of the Blind Bandit by Blind Bandit Media

3rd Place: Best Film of 2022

The Unbelieve-A-Bowl Schlatts by Inception To Projection

Required Elements

  • Character: Greg or Greta Schlatt, Pilot
  • Prop: a bowl
  • Line: "I believe you can do anything you set your mind to."

Audience Favorite: Group A

The Death Rattle by Maxout Productions

Honorable Mentions
Out of Control by Maumelle Players
Quadcopterror by SkySpy Productions

Best Writing

Death of the Blind Bandit by Blind Bandit Media

Best Editing

The Death Rattle by Maxout Productions

Best Directing

Death of the Blind Bandit by Blind Bandit Media

Best Cinematography

The Unbelieve-A-Bowl Schlatts by Inception To Projection

Best Sound Design

The Death Rattle by Maxout Productions

Best Music

Quadcopterror by SkySpy Productions

Best Actor

David Kruschke The Death Rattle by Maxout Productions

Best Actress

Julie Zimmerman The Unbelieve-A-Bowl Schlatts by Inception To Projection

Patricia Rees Death of the Blind Bandit by Blind Bandit Media

Best Special Effects

The Death Rattle by Maxout Productions

Best Set Design

The Unbelieve-A-Bowl Schlatts by Inception To Projection

Best Make Up

Out of Control by Maumelle Players

Best Use of Character

Out of Control by Maumelle Players

Best Use of Prop

The Unbelieve-A-Bowl Schlatts by Inception To Projection

Best Use of Line

Quadcopterror by SkySpy Productions

2022 Film List

  • A Dark Landing by MST Filmsters

    She flew into darkness

  • ALPHA OMEGA by Ravenwood Productions

    I've always been... the final girl.

  • Death of the Blind Bandit by Blind Bandit Media

    Welcome to the business

  • Out of Control by Maumelle Players

    Does everything have a soulmate?

  • Quadcopterror by SkySpy Productions

    Terror come in small packages

  • Super Haven by Summer’sFilms

    Every day is a super one at Super Haven!

  • The Death Rattle by Maxout Productions

    Let your imagination get bloody

  • The Unbelieve-A-Bowl Schlatts by Inception To Projection

    ... Just a perfectly imperfect family dinner...


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