The 48 Hour Film Project

The Austin 48 Hour Film Project

See below for 2009 results.
For more information on 2015, click here...

The Judges Have Spoken!

Our panel of judges has made its decision. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners!

Best Use of Character
"The Grownups" by Arts + Labor

Best Use of Prop [tie]
"Happy Father's Day" by Irony Coast Productions
"National New Wave Hair Day" by Team YES!

Best Use of Line of Dialogue
"The Grownups" by Arts + Labor

Best Use of Locations
"Exodus" by Atomic Productions

Best Opening Title Sequence
"Tales from the Bench" by Focus Challenged

The "Keeping Austin Weird" Award
"Avatar" by Three Little Indians

Best Celebrity Impressions
"What Rock Star Are You?" by Burning Ranch Productions

Best Costumes
"Sweet Caroline" by afrogolfers

Best Special Effects
"Tales from the Bench" by Focus Challenged

Best Graphics
"Exit" by The Midnight Society

Best Musical Score
"Exit" by The Midnight Society

Best Cinematography
"Exodus" by Atomic Productions

Best Ensemble Acting
"The Grownups" by Arts + Labor

Best Acting
MJ Vandivier as "Astrid" in "The Ring of Rocks" by JCS Productions

Best Writing
"The Grownups" by Arts + Labor

Best Directing
"The Grownups" by Arts + Labor

Runner Up for Best Film
"Exit" by The Midnight Society

Best Film
"The Grownups" by Arts + Labor

Audience Awards for the 48HFP

The audience has spoken! The following teams won the audience awards for their respective screenings. Congratulations!

Audience Award Winner: Group A
"Exodus" by Atomic Productions

Audience Award Winner: Group B
"Happy Father's Day" by Irony Coast Productions

Audience Award Winner: Group C
"Exit" by The Midnight Society

Filmmaker Blog

Want to hear about the 48HFP from the filmmakers themselves? Then check out the 48HFP Filmmaker Blog, where 48HFP participants tell us stories of their wild weekend of filmmaking.

Austin 48HFP Links



Character: Pearl or Paul Brewster, Blogger
Prop: a banana
Line of Dialogue: "I never thought about it that way."

Screening Groups

Group A

88.8, Duncan St. Clair
A Sweet Baby Jane Production, Joe McReynolds
Absolutely Peachy, Chad Roberts
afrogolfers, Dylan Pierce
Arts + Labor, Alan Berg
Atomic Productions, Andrew Adams
Blunt Objects, Ty Crull
Broken Glass Productions, Fernando Ulloa
Burning Ranch Productions, Charley Devany
Calvary South Austin Films, Bunjee Garrett
Camposcuro, Cynthia WIlcox

Group B

de facto, Jolyn Janis
Desolate Films, Sean Jang
Focus Challenged, Greg Risley
Irony Coast Productions, Heather Tucker
JCS Productions, Jim Shields
Live Moment, Lori Ramirez
Melton Media, Terrel Melton
Mishnoon, Joshua Holden
NALIP Austin, Manuel Garcia
Pfinx Films Productions, Troy Harris
Pictish Productions, Anne La Barbera

Group C

Project Illegal Films, Peter Hanka
Quatrefoil Productions, Greg Davidson
redfruit: 48, Nancy Gresham
SDGAustin Studio East, David Avila
Spontaneous Human Combustion, Elizabeth Breazile
Studio E, Elizabeth Reeder
Team Yes!, Shannon Rodgers
The Midnight Society, Jeffrey Buras
Three Little Indians, Chelsea Beauchamp
Total Protonic Productions, Gregory Clark
Victor's Pictures, Victor Engel