Buffalo, New York August 3 - 5, 2012

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 Idle Entertainment for winning Best Film of 2012. Their film Perdition will go on to represent Buffalo against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2013.


1st Place: Best Film of 2012

Perdition by Idle Entertainment

2nd Place: Best Film of 2012

Perfect Pitch by Point and Shoot

3rd Place: Best Film of 2012

Hot Air by MakeShift Studios

Required Elements

  • Character: Chantal or Charles Harvey, Cartoonist
  • Prop: a wallet
  • Line: "What can I do to help?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Perfect Pitch by Point and Shoot

Audience Favorite: Group B

Hot Air by MakeShift Studios

Best Writing

Hot Air by MakeShift Studios

Best Editing

Perfect Pitch by Point and Shoot

Best Directing

Perfect Pitch by Point and Shoot

Best Cinematography

As You Are by Permanent Inc.

Best Acting

Perfect Pitch by Point and Shoot

Best Use of Character

Hot Air by MakeShift Studios

Best Use of Prop

Hot Air by MakeShift Studios

Best Use of Line

Hot Air by MakeShift Studios

2012 Film List

  • As Of Now by does little productions

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  • As You Are by Permanent Inc.

    A man must overcome otherworldly forces that have stolen his past.

  • Bad Habits by Running Fix Productions

    This film imagines a world where one habit that we see everyday is slightly changed.

  • Be Chairful by Three Pint Productions

    Never know whos next

  • CASE 89 by A Major Production

    A classical detective is overcome by a case that begins to hit close to home.

  • Continuum by Madcap Horse Productions

    A student is sent to retrieve a book, triggering a time loop to prevent him taking it

  • Defanged: Decline of the Vampire by Western New York Filmworks

    A classic vampire and his entourage struggle to exist in the modern era.

  • Draw by NDstudios, Inc.

    A artist with an inexplicable is caught in the crossfire of those wishing to exploit his abilities.

  • Five in a Row by Canisius College Video Institute

    Two wanted men play a unique game of bingo.

  • Hot Air by MakeShift Studios

    Go where the wind takes you.

  • In Sequence by Freedom

    A mans control over a women and her lose of control

  • Inhibition by ollagnod

    Cartoonist gets surprise visit.

  • Madmen Max by Buck N Doe Film Werks

    It pays to work together as a team.

  • Music Hero by Hate This Team

    A gifted musician fights off waves of enemies attempting to steal his talents.

  • Paranormal Potties by Man Alive! Films

    Creepy Crappers beware...

  • Perdition by Idle Entertainment

    A man comes of age

  • Perfect Pitch by Point and Shoot

    Buffalo artist scores national comic strip

  • The Cartoonist by Fuzzy Logic Inc

    A cartoonists goes insane when offered a divorce

  • Turned ON by Project Sandbox

    A mild mannered cartoonist lives in two opposing realities.

  • Veritas by Panda Media

    The Truth Shall Set You Free

  • West Side Buffalo by Feminist Book Club

    Musical about two hipsters from rival Buffalo bicycle gangs who fall in love.

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