Buffalo, New York August 7 - 9, 2015

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 2015. Their film Anniversary will go on to represent Buffalo against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Anniversary by Idle Entertainment

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Isn't She Lovely by A Major Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

Reconnect by Point and Shoot

Required Elements

  • Character: Ted or Theresa Flimson, Talent Show Winner
  • Prop: a roll of paper towels
  • Line: "She should be here any minute."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Anniversary by Idle Entertainment

Audience Favorite: Group B

Reconnect by Point and Shoot

Best Writing

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Best Editing

Anniversary by Idle Entertainment

Best Directing

Reconnect by Point and Shoot

Anniversary by Idle Entertainment

Best Cinematography

Reconnect by Point and Shoot

Best Musical Score

Therefore I Am by BeWILdered Media Productions

Best Actor

Jacob Cravon Isn't She Lovely by A Major Films

Best Actress

Josie DiVincenzo Therefore I Am by BeWILdered Media Productions

Best Ensemble Acting

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Best Use of Character

Isn't She Lovely by A Major Films

Best Use of Prop

Cate by The Fighting Mongoose

Best Use of Line

Isn't She Lovely by A Major Films

2015 Film List

  • Anniversary by Idle Entertainment

    wedding anniversary gone array

  • Black and White by Fuzzy Logic Inc

    Not everything is black and white in your life.

  • Breakfast of Champions by W.F.F

    Find out who the real champions of breakfast are!

  • Cate by The Fighting Mongoose

    Who Will Win The Date

  • Displaced by Krullstudios

    Different dimensions don't stop good fathers

  • Dust to Dust by Future Self Productions

    Because sometimes life kicks you in the ash.

  • For Better, for Worse by Slight of Film

    A concerned boyfriend walks in on his girlfriend burying a body... or is he just going crazy?

  • Hench by Indie Riot

    Upward Mobility

  • Incongruous by Klipster Films

    A blind date goes awry when insanity is involved.

  • Isn't She Lovely by A Major Films

    Be Yourself

  • Lumberjacked by Bojangals

    A lumbersexual accidentally ends up at the Lumberjack Games and must compete to prove his manliness.

  • Not Even Close by Jackson Proof

    A waitress and her friends transform an ugly duckling into a reluctant swan.

  • Ostinato by Dark Labs

    Reality is not what it seems.

  • Parrish by Scale Productions

    "Revenge is a gift best served cold."

  • Real Housewives of the Paranormal by Carabel Pictures

    n/a

  • Reconnect by Point and Shoot

    A handful of people seek to escape an oppressive society.

  • Tell Me More by SWG Productions

    Dark comedy depicting the everyday woman

  • Thanks Given by Reciprocity

    Sometimes family holidays just blow

  • The Picnic by Shoebox Cinema

    A Perfect day

  • The Red Tower by Travis Carlson Pictures

    In a world where familes fend for survival, a young brother has much bigger aspirations

  • The Staff by The Perlicue Lens

    Four people come to grips with their insecurities on the loneliest night of the year- Thanksgiving.

  • Therefore I Am by BeWILdered Media Productions

    A Programmer tries to upload a consciousness to an android boy

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