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Comicpalooza Film Festival

Comicpalooza’s Film Festival is quickly becoming one of the most significant events within the show. Film makers from all over the world are invited to compete—and have in year’s past. Last year, more than 2,000 hours of film were submitted, reviewed, assessed, and presented at Comicpalooza. This year, the top films, crossing a wide range of genres, were shown during Comicpalooza’s 3-day festival, May 12-14, 2017. Participating film makers were invited to attend. Prizes were awarded to winners in a number of categories including Best Picture, Best Animated Film, Best Short, and much more. In addition, High School students taking film have an opportunity to submit and showcase their projects.

An audience of Comicpalooza guests were invited to watch the films at no additional charge. Special restrictions may apply for youths under the age of 18.

Comicpalooza Film Festival 2017 Awards

Best Animated Feature: Nephilim

Best Feature: Somebody's Darling

Best Short: Monsters

Best Animated Short: Revelation: The City of Haze

Best TV Episode, Pilot or Web series: Geek Haven

Best Actor:  Will Parker - Bullock the Bruiser

Best Actress: Caitlyn Carmichael - Monsters

Best Supporting Actor: Doug Jones - My Friend Max

Best Supporting Actress: Alice Dessuant - Bullock The Bruiser

Best Director:  Steve Desmond - Monsters

Best Cinematography:  Embers and Dust

Best High School Short:  His First Time

Best VFX: Icarus

Best Sound/Score: Creatures of Whitechapel

Best Costumes/SFX/Makeup: Pax Masculina

Best Screenplay: Wesley K. Andrews - Chronoception


My Friend Max Teaser Trailer - Best Supporting Actor: Doug Jones 

Embers and Dust Trailer - Best Cinematography