Buffalo, New York August 9 - 11, 2019

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 MagicD for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film Corporate Clueless will go on to represent Buffalo against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.


1st Place: Best Film of 2019

2nd Place: Best Film of 2019

oh, possum by Pan-American Film Division

3rd Place: Best Film of 2019

Brutal Honesty by Pizza Dog Studios

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2019 Film List

  • All We Have is Time by The Kan Ban Experiment

    Two best friends realize that time together might not be unlimited.

  • Bandits and Barbarians by Fighting Mongoose

    A Fearless Heroine enters a world of fantasy to take down the man that runs it.

  • Blind Date by Buffalo Creative
  • Brutal Honesty by Pizza Dog Studios

    A man in a doctor’s waiting room is surrounded by other patients who are sharing personal truths out loud. He soon finds out why and how he fits in to this strange world he’s entered.

  • Buds by Bad Apple Productions

    Old friends on a high adventure and things start looking up, as one embarks on a new relationship.

  • Charon Rides by Wicked Goose Productions
  • Corporate Clueless by MagicD

    Everything comes crashing down when a corporate team building activity goes from bad to worse.

  • Dare to Leave by Monet Carrow FIlmhouse
  • Death Screen by Dwellers

    When five strangers are locked in a house, they must piece together a way out. However, something's rather off about this mysterious situation.

  • Family Tree by Cobb's Hill Productions

    Family is the one's you love.

  • Find Me by Bengal Cat Productions

    A young woman enlists the help of a private detective to help discover her missing brother.

  • How To Move On by Beef Stewdios

    A family struggles with how to move on when all you've known is left behind?

  • Lia by Vellichor Valley Pictures

    In this unconventional tale, a young girl in her own world is approached by scruffy man in her front yard.

  • License to Prank by Rm 117

    Two best friends from high school compete for the best senior prank.

  • oh, possum by Pan-American Film Division

    When fate brings two broken creatures together, a man discovers that death is not something that can always be turned away from.

  • On The Verge of Perhaps by BlackRock Productions
  • Once We Were Lost by Green Buffalo Productions

    A community of people come together during the happiest and saddest times in their life through the power of music.

  • Out of the Blue by Carabel Pictures

    Four visitors come to save mankind.

  • Roleplay by Buffalo Above
  • Sojourn by Shut Up Mom I’m Making a Film
  • Stages by On Broadstreet

    Life Can Change At Any Moment. When It Does, How Do We Keep Living?

  • Sue Z. Clue & Sam Too! by SWG Productions

    Two new friends embark to solve a mystery and find themselves in over their heads.

  • Summer 16 by Rivers INKD

    EXIT ONLY.

  • The Case of the Misplaced Herring by Team BM-VM
  • The Next Class President by The Good Taste Club

    A candidate for class president has his relationship with his campaign manager challenged when hidden secrets come to light.

  • The Rift by Aurora Orientem Productions

    Three college students move into their new apartment and stumble upon a rift the dimension that duplicates any object in contact with it. They must choose between their morals and the possibilities of duplication, while also dodging a shady policeman and their own tempers.

  • Turned Up by Lake Bottom Pictures

    After a number of student deaths occur at several college parties, Stu Denim investigates a potential person of interest.

  • Unchaste by Composed IMAGE

    Seduced by an undercover, only to lose it all.

  • Undercover by The Film Tribe

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