Cairo, Egypt 13 - 15 September 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 The Leaders for winning Best Film of 2012. Their film انا طالع الفضاء - I'm Going to Space will go on to represent Cairo against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2013.


1st Place: Best Film of 2012

انا طالع الفضاء - I'm Going to Space by The Leaders

2nd Place: Best Film of 2012

10:13 by Bicicletta

3rd Place: Best Film of 2012

Al-Bahr by the winged elephant

Required Elements

  • Character: Sharief or Nadia Younes, Singer - مغني او مغنية
  • Prop: a mirror -- مراية
  • Line: "Its become like a zucchini." -- بأت كوسى

Audience Favorite: Group A

Kosa Bil Bashamil by Fekra Team

Honorable Mention
ka2enat mosikeya / كائنات موسيقية by Electric Hedgehogs

Audience Favorite: Group B

Leila Kobya by The Baboons

Best Writing

Sharif's Chair by CSF

انا طالع الفضاء - I'm Going to Space by The Leaders

Best Editing

10:13 by Bicicletta

انا طالع الفضاء - I'm Going to Space by The Leaders

Best Directing

انا طالع الفضاء - I'm Going to Space by The Leaders

Best Cinematography

10:13 by Bicicletta

Honorable Mentions
Astoura El Zalta El Safra by One Day Filming
انا طالع الفضاء - I'm Going to Space by The Leaders

Best Actor

Mohmoud Samy Al-Bahr by the winged elephant

Best Choreography

10:13 by Bicicletta

Al-Bahr by the winged elephant

Best Use of Character

good , bad luck by wild bunch

Best Use of Prop

Astoura El Zalta El Safra by One Day Filming

Best Use of Line

Sharif's Chair by CSF

2012 Film List

  • ١٪ by Prime Time

    Hope is what it takes.

  • 10:13 by Bicicletta

    Never underestimate what goes around in a jealous woman's mind!

  • Al-Bahr by the winged elephant
  • Astoura El Zalta El Safra by One Day Filming
  • Glimpse by Filmmakers To Be

    "baet kosa"

  • GOLDFISH by The Bosaina Monologues

    Ou Est La Fin?

  • good , bad luck by wild bunch

    a young Broadcaster meets stranger things on the road .

  • ka2enat mosikeya / كائنات موسيقية by Electric Hedgehogs

    ba2et kosa

  • Kosa Bil Bashamil by Fekra Team
  • Laqat Same3t (I Just Heard) by Guys in Glasses

    A Look into What is a "Real" Relationship is in Modern Times.

  • Leila Kobya by The Baboons
  • Ramses Station by The Observers

    An obscure band struggles with the theft & butcher of their song. Moreso when the cover goes viral.

  • Sharif's Chair by CSF
  • the monk by Spartacus team

    5 minute

  • المهرجان by Manjoulia

    خرمان بنزين والجو ريجيم

  • انا طالع الفضاء - I'm Going to Space by The Leaders

    رامي شاب في اوائل العشرينات يصحي من نومه مقررا السفر الفضاء, يمر علي معارفه ليخبرهم قراره

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