Full Circle Competition

Congratulations to the winners of Full Circle Competition, Filmaka's 11th competition of the new season!

1st Place Winner ($2500 ): Pedram Noori for "17Hours"
2nd Place Winner ($1500 ): Gwai Lou for "Full Circle"
3rd Place Winner: ($750 ) Jared Walker for "A Man And His Mother"

The three winners receive cash prizes and are eligible to participate in Filmaka's Final Competition to win a chance to make a fully-financed feature film.

"Original films, fresh interpretations, and unique voices. Good job! -Deepak Nayar

"Filmaka has once again assembled a wonderfully eclectic collection of diverse voices. The overall quality of the filmmaking is excellent. Thank you Filmaka and filmmakers for sharing your gifts!" -Raja Gosnell

A Man And His Mother BY Jared Walker
Contest Name: Full Circle Submission Date :03-01-2019, Uploaded By : Jared Walker
Directed By :  Jared Walker, Director,,
Inspiration: How our relationships with our parents go full circle. This Man brings his mother to her final resting place, but relives memories and experience her life force one final time along the way. The circle of life.


Darius Smith

Nice concept!

Todd Korgan

Nice twist at the end!

Arthur Borja

That was a touching story.

Raja Gosnell
{Jury Member}

What a lovely, touching journey. Nice range of emotions. A simple concept, very satisfyingly delivered.
17Hours-Pedram 17Hours
Directed By Pedram

First Place $2500
Full Circle-Gwai Full Circle
Directed By Gwai

Second Place $1500
A Man And His Mother-Jared A Man And His Mother
Directed By Jared

Third Place $750