Savannah, Georgia August 9 - 11, 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 Red Eye Film Productions for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film Front Burner will go on to represent Savannah against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.


1st Place: Best Film of 2019

Front Burner by Red Eye Film Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2019

Amore Contro by Mojave 4 Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2019

A Cowboy Soliloquy by The moment after productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Carson or Carly Benedetta, artist
  • Prop: Bread
  • Line: ""You will never know." OR "You'll never know.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

Despise Da Spies by Odd Lot Jr.

Honorable Mention
Who Killed Slick Sneed? by Hillbilly Films

Audience Favorite: Group B

B For Benedetta by 21 Nuke Salute

Honorable Mentions
Heist Almighty! by Killer Fish Productions
Joseph Volpe by Starland Media

Best Directing

Amore Contro by Mojave 4 Films

Honorable Mentions
The Hostess City by Lost Tourist Productions
Front Burner by Red Eye Film Productions
Here Be Fairies by Odd Lot Improv
A Cowboy Soliloquy by The moment after productions

Best Cinematography

Amore Contro by Mojave 4 Films

Honorable Mentions
Heist Almighty! by Killer Fish Productions
The Control Room by Team Alienworx
A Cowboy Soliloquy by The moment after productions
Truth be Told by SunRae Productions
The Hostess City by Lost Tourist Productions
Front Burner by Red Eye Film Productions

Best Sound Design

Front Burner by Red Eye Film Productions

Honorable Mentions
A Cowboy Soliloquy by The moment after productions
Amore Contro by Mojave 4 Films
Truth be Told by SunRae Productions
Work In Progress by Dorky Puppy Productions

Best Acting

Heist Almighty! by Killer Fish Productions

Honorable Mentions
B For Benedetta by 21 Nuke Salute
Here Be Fairies by Odd Lot Improv
A Cowboy Soliloquy by The moment after productions
The Hostess City by Lost Tourist Productions

Best Actor

Patrick J. Saxon Front Burner by Red Eye Film Productions

Honorable Mentions
Andre Rodriquez B For Benedetta by 21 Nuke Salute
Quaidvaugn Watts The Control Room by Team Alienworx
Justin Kent Here Be Fairies by Odd Lot Improv
Sean Olhman The Hostess City by Lost Tourist Productions

Best Actress

Madison Rae Abernathy Front Burner by Red Eye Film Productions

Honorable Mentions
Sylvia Jeffries A Cowboy Soliloquy by The moment after productions
Regina Curtin Accidental Artist by Top Ten Productions
Cree Michella Rogers Amore Contro by Mojave 4 Films
Faith Deal The Hostess City by Lost Tourist Productions
Cindy Cemonis Joseph Volpe by Starland Media

Best Choreography

The Hostess City by Lost Tourist Productions

Honorable Mentions
Heist Almighty! by Killer Fish Productions
Truth be Told by SunRae Productions

Best Costumes

Truth be Told by SunRae Productions

Honorable Mentions
Heist Almighty! by Killer Fish Productions
Here Be Fairies by Odd Lot Improv
A Cowboy Soliloquy by The moment after productions

Best Use of Character

Front Burner by Red Eye Film Productions

Honorable Mentions
Joseph Volpe by Starland Media
The Control Room by Team Alienworx
A Cowboy Soliloquy by The moment after productions

Best Use of Prop

The Hostess City by Lost Tourist Productions

Honorable Mentions
Front Burner by Red Eye Film Productions
Here Be Fairies by Odd Lot Improv
Accidental Artist by Top Ten Productions
Truth be Told by SunRae Productions

Best Use of Line

The Control Room by Team Alienworx

Honorable Mentions
Joseph Volpe by Starland Media
Truth be Told by SunRae Productions

Best Use of Genre

Who Killed Slick Sneed? by Hillbilly Films

Honorable Mentions
Front Burner by Red Eye Film Productions
Here Be Fairies by Odd Lot Improv
Amore Contro by Mojave 4 Films
Truth be Told by SunRae Productions
The Hostess City by Lost Tourist Productions

2019 Film List

  • A Cowboy Soliloquy by The moment after productions

    "You'll never know"

  • Accidental Artist by Top Ten Productions

    A blind date turns into a sticky situation.

  • Amore Contro by Mojave 4 Films

    A recently engaged woman has a tough decision to make when the father of her fiancé makes an indecent proposal.

  • B For Benedetta by 21 Nuke Salute

    When a mysterious family member shows up to the July 4th cookout, hijinx ensues!

  • Daily News by ACT Out

    A well known Australian News Anchorman covers a story about an American local town Reporter at a protest while Lion's are escaping locally.

  • Despise Da Spies by Odd Lot Jr.

    Agent P.B. and Agent J. are on a mission to stop a criminal from smuggling vitamin C into the country. Will they be able to do it in time?

  • Front Burner by Red Eye Film Productions

    A conservative Senator has his portrait painted, only to be confronted by the portrait artist about a secret from his past.

  • Heist Almighty! by Killer Fish Productions

    Art Professor survives an art heist attempt by a band of idiots

  • Here Be Fairies by Odd Lot Improv

    A man searches for fairies.

  • Joseph Volpe by Starland Media

    An insane cooking show host murders her guests on live television.

  • Luck of the Draw by Mind's Eye Pictures

    Two friend's visit a psychic.

  • The Case by Irish Pizza Productions

    Young recording ARTIST was abducted and possibly killed. Detectives must rush to find Carly Benedetta.

  • The Control Room by Team Alienworx

    What's worse... Not saying anything... or not doing anything...

  • The Hostess City by Lost Tourist Productions

    A honeymooning couple from Minnesota arrives in beautiful Savannah, Georgia, only to find out that the local characters didn't seem to be highlighted in the brochure.

  • Truth be Told by SunRae Productions

    When a woman on the run meets a shady stranger the line between truth and tales is muddled.

  • Underbrush by Rebel Film Group

    A young artist who has recently broken out professionally visits a less successful friend, and slowly becomes aware of her dark intentions.

  • Who Killed Slick Sneed? by Hillbilly Films

    Investigative reporter interviews associates of dead rock star

  • Work In Progress by Dorky Puppy Productions

    Artists create worlds on different mediums. What if the medium wasn't known, yet they created anyway?


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