Los Angeles, California April 12 - 14, 2019

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 All Coast Pictures for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film Relative Danger will go on to represent Los Angeles against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.


1st Place: Best Film of 2019

Relative Danger by All Coast Pictures

2nd Place: Best Film of 2019

The Silver Hour by Sparkle Bear

3rd Place: Best Film of 2019

The Pact by Newman Projects

Required Elements

  • Character: Kevin or Keira Lewton, Insurance Agent
  • Prop: A Vest
  • Line: "What did he say?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Let's Kill Our Boyfriends by Wet Dog Productions

Honorable Mention
Toby's Troupe by Gently Baked Pickles

Audience Favorite: Group B

Relative Danger by All Coast Pictures

Honorable Mention
Game Changers by Uncle Mikki Productions

Best Writing

The Deal Breaker by It Was All A Dream Team

Best Editing

The Silver Hour by Sparkle Bear

Best Directing

Relative Danger by All Coast Pictures

Honorable Mention
The Silver Hour by Sparkle Bear

Best Cinematography

The Silver Hour by Sparkle Bear

Best Sound Design

Toby's Troupe by Gently Baked Pickles

Best Musical Score

The Silver Hour by Sparkle Bear

Best Actor

Brian Velazquez Game Changers by Uncle Mikki Productions

Honorable Mention
Todd Anderson The Silver Hour by Sparkle Bear

Best Actress

Amber Brooke Wallace Relative Danger by All Coast Pictures

Honorable Mention
Sherry Berg A Little Wicked by Gravity XS

Best Supporting Actor

Eme Ikwuakor Relative Danger by All Coast Pictures

Best Supporting Actress

Nicole Murray Game Changers by Uncle Mikki Productions

Best Ensemble Acting

Game Changers by Uncle Mikki Productions

Honorable Mention
Relative Danger by All Coast Pictures

Best Choreography

Let's Kill Our Boyfriends by Wet Dog Productions

Best Costumes

Marry Me by Lady Farts

Best Set Design

Marry Me by Lady Farts

The Silver Hour by Sparkle Bear

Best Use of Character

The Deal Breaker by It Was All A Dream Team

Best Use of Prop

VESTMAN by Fanciful Fox

Honorable Mention
Material Wealth by Hold For Plane Pictures

Best Use of Line

VESTMAN by Fanciful Fox

Best Use of Genre

YOU'RE A GOOD MANSON, CHARLIE by Have Another...

In Sure Hands by High Freakquency Productions

Best Practical Effects

Relative Danger by All Coast Pictures

2019 Film List

  • A Little Wicked by Gravity XS

    A professional insurance agent leaves her job to live her dream of being a card girl at sporting/motor events.

  • Ben and Brad’s Gloomy Day by Pryde Pierce Productions

    Ben and Brad attend the sales conference from hell.

  • Boom Berries by snugglepaw

    When a girl receives a special care package from a friend things take an unexpected twist

  • Claiming Day by Haunted Soup

    Two best friend insurance agents are out on the beat after an earthquake hits.

  • Done Dirt Cheap by Team Rebelution

    Four unsuspecting cleaners accept a job that is more than they bargained for.

  • Fried Day by VFCS

    Insurance agent had to go through rough day and started imaginary.

  • Game Changers by Uncle Mikki Productions

    A group of people go to an insurance seminar and get more than they bargain for.

  • Has This Ever Happened to You? by Too Lemon

    An infomercial actor must maintain stability in his life when his TV schtick becomes real.

  • If These Walls Could Talk by Hero Q

    A woman must come to terms with leaving her house.

  • In Sure Hands by High Freakquency Productions

    Dating is hard enough, and it gets even harder when you have an international super spy for a right hand.

  • Late Evening Show by Bloke Studios

    not your average talk show

  • Let's Kill Our Boyfriends by Wet Dog Productions

    Shannon is tired of her misogynistic boyfriend. Dating the Patriarchy is hard. Killing it is fun.

  • Marry Me by Lady Farts

    Two brides on their way down the aisle get a little more than they bargained for when their inVESTment in each other is questioned and falls apart quicker than they can say 'I do'.

  • Material Wealth by Hold For Plane Pictures

    An unlucky benefactor learns through an unexpected confrontation that what's most important is often hiding in the details.

  • Million Dollar Policy by Triple Chin

    When a down-and-out insurance agent discovers a potential client may kill herself, he enlists the help of his successful sister to save the client's life.

  • No Bless You? by JEMS

    A man questions a husband and wife in order to determine where everything went wrong.

  • Relative Danger by All Coast Pictures

    In a post apocalyptic world, a family of survivors is forced to make the hardest decision of their lives.

  • Say It With Your Vest by Blood From Stone

    Keira, recently single has an interesting encounter with her ex at an Groupon acting class!

  • Smash Up by Down the Hill Neighbors

    Sitcom and Film Noir don't smash up

  • Team RagTag_Til Death_48 Hour Dark Comedy_Primary by RagTag

    A couple trapped in an escape room are forced to resolve their marital problems

  • The Deal Breaker by It Was All A Dream Team

    On a seemingly typical day for a relationship insurance agent, she faces her toughest case yet.

  • The Pact by Newman Projects

    When a world famous actor goes searching for his roots, he's forced to confront his past.

  • The Ponytails 2 by Movie Magic Media

    1980's LA is a cess pool. Only 2 men have the boots tall enough to wade through it.

  • The Silver Hour by Sparkle Bear

    A one woman show of Macbeth with swords, funs, and pyro can and will go off with a hitch.

  • Theory of Relatives by Evanture Films

    A dying father’s dysfunctional family comes to pay their respect... if they have any left.

  • Toby's Troupe by Gently Baked Pickles

    A famous ASMR star is forming the nation's first ever ASMR troupe.

  • VestiCon 2019 by Rogue Division

    VestiCon 2019, Vestists

  • VESTMAN by Fanciful Fox

    Two estranged siblings reconnect in an attempt to retrieve their recently deceased deadbeat-dad's belongings.

  • YOU'RE A GOOD MANSON, CHARLIE by Have Another...

    Sharon may just have to leave sanity behind to get ahead in business.


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