Seattle, Washington October 16 - 18, 2020

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 Atlantic Films for winning Best Film of 2020. Their film One Moment Apart will go on to represent Seattle against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2021.


1st Place: Best Film of 2020

One Moment Apart by Atlantic Films

2nd Place: Best Film of 2020

Watershed by Candy Eyed Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2020

Estate of Confusion by Butterwhale Productions

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October 16 - 18, 2020

Required Elements

  • Character: Johan or Johanna Bush, hair stylist
  • Prop: wine bottle
  • Line: ""That's one for the record books." OR "That is one for the record books.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

Watershed by Candy Eyed Productions

Audience Favorite: Group B

Hair of the Dragon by Voluptuous Panik

Best Writing

One Moment Apart by Atlantic Films

Estate of Confusion by Butterwhale Productions

Best Editing

One Moment Apart by Atlantic Films

Best Directing

One Moment Apart by Atlantic Films

Best Cinematography

Watershed by Candy Eyed Productions

Best Sound Design

Bad Air Day by That scene from Bone Tomahawk

Best Musical Score

One Moment Apart by Atlantic Films

Best Supporting Actor

Jamie Wu One Moment Apart by Atlantic Films

Best Ensemble Acting

Estate of Confusion by Butterwhale Productions

The Reunion by Blast Radius Pictures

Best Effects

Bad Air Day by That scene from Bone Tomahawk

Best Use of Character

Bad Air Day by That scene from Bone Tomahawk

Best Use of Prop

Watershed by Candy Eyed Productions

Best Use of Line

The Red Bow by Ink Sauce

Best Use of Genre

One Moment Apart by Atlantic Films

Best Visual Effects

Hair of the Dragon by Voluptuous Panik

Best Acting in a Comedy

Helen Roundhill Hair of the Dragon by Voluptuous Panik

Best Acting in a Drama

Dlyan Locke One Moment Apart by Atlantic Films

Best Art Direction

Bad Air Day by That scene from Bone Tomahawk

2020 Film List

  • Apparition by Empower Film Productions

    A mysterious man helps a troubled woman who is struggling with dark events.

  • Bad Air Day by That scene from Bone Tomahawk

    When clean air is worth more than gold, how far would someone go to make sure they have enough?

  • Country Please by Team Spitting

    Brittany, a country western music Superstar prepares for her Super Bowl Halftime show.

  • Einstein's Wish by The Community

    A defeated grade school genius discovers her inner super powers and overcomes the naysayers through the power of love and hope,

  • Estate of Confusion by Butterwhale Productions

    Something is afoot at Estate Manor and Detective Moonshadow is called in to solve it. But the true mystery just might be the friends you make along the way.

  • Hair of the Dragon by Voluptuous Panik

    A beaten-down hairstylist regains inner strength to overcome her inner and outer demons

  • In It by MyAsianStudios

    The Pandemic fueled racial injustice throughout the United States. Can the American people strong enough to defeat two viruses?

  • Jacuzzi Time by Positive Rate Media

    Tension boils when well-adjusted Meg joins her sister and "eccentric" boyfriend on a weekend getaway.

  • One Moment Apart by Atlantic Films

    A brother teaches his sister photography around their favorite park. Along the way they discover more about the bond that ties them together.

  • rionfisher by rion fisher & chris williams

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  • Sip & Style by Black & A Half

    A woman struggles to contain her daughter's rebellion while fighting her own demons.

  • Temptations of Indulgence by Sunchaser Productions

    A man is caught in a tryst between his wife and his other...

  • The Birthday Game by Dark Works

    Two best friends get together for their annual birthday lunch.

  • The Hairstylist: Quarantine Cut by NPower Productions

    An agoraphobic hairstylist is forced to confront her fears if she wants to save her mother's Quarantine haircut.

  • The Necklace by Last Minute Films

    Something is afoot in the Big City, but Liz Torres, Private Eye, is on the case!

  • The Red Bow by Ink Sauce

    A soldier hunts for a mutant, but is surprised by who he finds.

  • The Reunion by Blast Radius Pictures

    Five women decide to visit their old boarding school to uncover secrets from their past.

  • Vicissitude by Your Bunny Films

    What must be, and what is

  • Watershed by Candy Eyed Productions

    As the seasons change, father and son embark on one last hike.

  • When You Go With Me by Mirabile Visu

    A young woman wrestles with connection in a disconnected world.


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