Buffalo, New York August 5 - 7, 2011

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 Ma's Meatloaf for winning Best Film of 2011. Their film Intent will go on to represent Buffalo against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2012.

1st Place: Best Film of 2011

Intent by Ma's Meatloaf

Required Elements

  • Character: Bob or Bobbi West, Babysitter
  • Prop: flip flops
  • Line: "I have a funny feeling about this."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Intent by Ma's Meatloaf

Audience Favorite: Group B

One Small Step by Point and Shoot

Best Writing

Babysitters Rehab by Kunala

Best Editing

The Caretaker by Permanent Inkers

Best Cinematography

One Small Step by Point and Shoot

Best Acting

The Caretaker by Permanent Inkers

Best Use of Character

The Dank Happenings of Bobbi West Adventure Serial by Fat Lady Sings Production

Best Use of Prop

The Au Pair by ollagnod

2011 Film List

  • Babysitters Rehab by Kunala

    It's the last day of baby sitting rehab when families reunite with their babysitters and get to see whether they've overcome their baby-sitting related aberrations.

  • Bad Directions by I.N.I.T.I.A.L. Pictures

    Paul falls into an unexpected romance after buying a GPS for his car.

  • Change of Plans by Western New York Filmworks

    A single mother comes home to discover her infant daughter has been kidnapped, but all things are not as they seem when she decides to take justice into her own hands.

  • Dead End by Idle Entertainment

    The miracle pill of the future has one major drawback.

  • Flip Flop Bang Bang by Beers to You

    A man defends his fashion sense.

  • Flip Flopped by Three Pint Productions

    Just when you thought you knew what to do

  • Fury of the Iron Fairy Fists by Hate This Team

    A woman must fight her way through superpowered Ninjas to reclaim her husband.

  • Intent by Ma's Meatloaf

    Choice is the most powerful weapon of all.

  • One Small Step by Point and Shoot

    In a decade of social change, unlikely lovers emerge.

  • Operation Repopulation by Legit Coconut

    After a nuclear apocalypse, a surviving redneck couple starts a speed dating service as a way to help repopulate the Earth, while a documentary film crew records their efforts.

  • P.P.S No Chaz by Avenue Now

    Bob is convinced to throw a party while babysitting his sick brother

  • Safer Place by Man Alive! Films

    In the new world, can two boys find such a thing?

  • Sharky and Clutch by Fuzzy Logic Inc

    Two hip detectives try to solve the murder of school personel while taking donut breaks

  • Starch Reality by Biffco/Canisius Video Institute

    Tensions create a cold war with three friends at dinner making an everyday situation turn into something bigger.

  • The Au Pair by ollagnod

    Couple searching for the perfect au pair for their first baby

  • The Caretaker by Permanent Inkers

    Upon returning to his childhood home after his father's death, a man and his girlfriend discover an unwanted resident (reluctant to leave).

  • The Dank Happenings of Bobbi West Adventure Serial by Fat Lady Sings Production

    The great adventurer Bobbi West faces his greatest foe yet!!

  • The Love Beneath by Traffic

    Two women, in love, during the 1950s search for a way to be together. In order to be with one another they must commit the ultimate sacrifice of murder.

  • The Problematic Pen by Madcap Horse Productions

    As their parents leave for their anniversary dinner two kids accidentally break a family heirloom and their woodworking skills are put to the test.

  • The Suspicious by Rad Dad

    A girl with too many suspicions

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