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

Redbull Gives You Wings Award

Perfect Pitch by Point and Shoot

2012 Film List

  • As You Are by Permanent Inc.

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

  • Hot Air by MakeShift Studios

    Go where the wind takes you.

  • Perdition by Idle Entertainment

    A man comes of age

  • Perfect Pitch by Point and Shoot

    Buffalo artist scores national comic strip


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