Buffalo, New York June 21 - 23, 2013

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 Rivers Ink'd for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film Little Things will go on to represent Buffalo against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.


1st Place: Best Film of 2013

Little Things by Rivers Ink'd

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

Tatanka Rises in Buffalo Falls by Tatanka

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Required Elements

  • Character: Slick or Sandy Rudd, Musician
  • Prop: an extension cord
  • Line: "Let's just say it's not my favorite."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Franklin Street by Point and Shoot

Audience Favorite: Group B

love after death by Idle Entertainment

Best Writing

love after death by Idle Entertainment

Best Editing

Nailed It by Reciprocity

Best Directing

Artificial Embers by Permanent Inc.

Best Cinematography

Franklin Street by Point and Shoot

Best Sound Design

Captive by Project Sandbox by SunSpin Media

Best Musical Score

Shades of Assumption by Hate This Team

Best Acting

Little Things by Rivers Ink'd

Best Use of Character

love after death by Idle Entertainment

Best Use of Prop

Little Things by Rivers Ink'd

Best Use of Line

Slick Rudd: The Origin Story by A Major Films

2013 Film List

  • ...Forever by The Lone Rangers

    A man's autoerotique fixation on a maserati.

  • Artificial Embers by Permanent Inc.

    A desperate man resorts to an uncanny procedure to preserve his dead wife.

  • Captive by Project Sandbox by SunSpin Media

    Escape with your Senses

  • For your consideration by Framed Meat

    A depressed man listens to radio callers who don't take the radio host seriously

  • Franklin Street by Point and Shoot

    Two families struggle with tragic loss

  • Hope by Hot Iron Production

    An unbreakable bond...

  • Incanto by I.N.I.T.I.A.L. Pictures

    A down and out musician meets a songstress he thinks is a dream come true but...

  • Life's a Beach by Canisius College Video Institute

    A street musician's vacation hangs on the success of his demo tape.

  • Little Things by Rivers Ink'd

    Vacation with family turns into...

  • love after death by Idle Entertainment

    a zombie goes through death

  • Nailed It by Reciprocity

    Stung by criticism from her friends, a young female musician struggles to create a song that rocks

  • Shades of Assumption by Hate This Team

    Sometimes people don't look alike

  • Slick Rudd: The Origin Story by A Major Films

    Director to Musician. How it all began.

  • Tatanka Rises in Buffalo Falls by Tatanka

    Sandy discovers her husband Slick's special secret on their honeymoon.

  • The Meeting by Fuzzy Logic Inc

    Al goes to AA and finds out it's Assassins Anonymous

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