Judging & Prizes How It Works

Judging Criteria Four Points Film Project

In the past our panels of judges have included film critics, producers, actors, and other filmmakers.

Considerations For Best Film

  • Artistic Merit (story, creativity, entertainment, etc.) - 45%
  • Technical Merit - 30%
  • Adherence to the Assignment - 25%

Audience Award

All films, on-time and late, are eligible for the Audience Award, which is determined by an online audience vote.

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Prizes Four Points Film Project

The winner of Best Film of 2015 receives:

  • Filmapalooza 2016: screening at the official 48HFP Awards Weekend.
  • Cannes 2016: screening at Cannes Film Festival, Court Metrage.
  • Cash Prize: $3000 USD

The Audience Award winner receives:

  • Filmapalooza 2016: screening at the official 48HFP Awards Weekend.
  • Cash Prize: $1000 USD

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