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Comicpalooza’s Film Festival has become one of the most significant events within the show. Film makers from all over the world are invited to submit their films and compete for awards including Best of  in the following categories: Short Film - Science Fiction, Short Film – Horror, Short Film – Fantasy, Short Film - Action/Thriller/Spy, Short Film - Fan Film, Short Film – Animated, and Short Film - Student. Films are submitted, reviewed, assessed and will be presented at the show taking place May 10-12, 2019.

In its sixth year, Comicpalooza’s Film Festival featured submitted films that were measured against peers in each category. The top films, crossing a wide range of genres, were shown during event weekend and participating film makers were invited to attend.

Comicpalooza guests watched the films at no additional charge, with special restrictions that may have applied for youths under the age of 18. The Festival also featured the classic horror movie: Night of the Living Dead on Saturday night.


Comicpalooza Film Festival 2018 Awards

Best Picture (Feature): CALL TV

Best Short: Beneath the Surface

Best Animated Film: Pour 585, Ready for a Baby

Best Director: Death (And Disco Fries) - Dennis Calbo

Best Actor: Cape of a Hero - Timothy O'Hara

Best Actress: The Doctor's Case - Denise Crosby, CALL TV

Best High School Short: Old Bloo

Best Cinematography: The Doctor's Case, The Boogeys

Best Editing: Super 8 Daze, The Distant Echo: A Star Wars Fan Film

BEST VFX: Star Wars: Dresca

Best Costumes: The Doctor's Case

Best SFX/Makeup: The Boogeys