Cincinnati, Ohio May 18 - 20, 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 W.H.O. Productions for winning Best Film of 2012. Their film Magic Trip will go on to represent Cincinnati against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2013.


1st Place: Best Film of 2012

Magic Trip by W.H.O. Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Tom or Tanya Rococo, Magician
  • Prop: a fan
  • Line: "What have you done for me lately?"

Best Editing

Dark Magic by ESP Productions

Best Directing

Magic Trip by W.H.O. Productions

Dark Magic by ESP Productions

Best Musical Score

Dark Magic by ESP Productions

Best Use of Character

Magic Trip by W.H.O. Productions

Honorable Mention

Dark Magic by ESP Productions

2012 Film List

  • al capo da fine by Tony von Godaire Films

    A magician gets caught in a time warp with horrific results.

  • Alien In My House by JustAskHer Productions

    What have you done for me lately?

  • Amusing Afternoon by Easy Fix Productions

    Two children's entertainers try to bring a smile to a young girl's face.

  • Dark Magic by ESP Productions

    A wicked good time.

  • Magic Trip by W.H.O. Productions

    An overworked magician takes some time away after a trick gone wrong.


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