The 48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project

See below for 2008 results.
For more information on 2016, click here...

Best of the Boston 2008 48HFP on DVD

The Best of the 2008 Boston 48 Hour Film Project is now available on DVD! These films are included:

  • "Composition" by Bait & Tackle
  • "The Donor" by AAA Actor Team
  • "Down & Out" by Bagman Studios
  • "Fatal Deduction" by Summer Villa
  • "The King's Receipt" by the Rabid Wallabies
  • "The Imitation Game" by Kilroy Productions
  • "Is That Yours?" by 20 American Dollars
  • "Parting Gift" by ImprovBoston
  • "Possibilities" by Baugh Klemm's Tea Party
  • "Razz Hands" by Hot Water
  • "The Real World: Versailles" by We're Making a Movie
  • "Space Monkey" by Glasseye
  • "Stoning GG" by Gators

Come and get it!

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 Boston winners!

Best Line of Dialogue
AAA Actor Team for "It's the March issue" in "The Donor"

Best Use of Character
AAA Actor Team for "The Donor"

Best Use of Prop
The Rabid Wallabies for "The King's Receipt"

Best Use of Line of Dialogue
Gators for "Stoning GG"

Best Use of Genre
We're Making a Movie for "The Real World: Versailles"

Best Costumes
We're Making a Movie for "The Real World: Versailles"

Best Titles
Bruce Spero and Summer Villa for "Fatal Deduction"

Best Special Effects
Bruce Spero for "Fatal Deduction"

Best Soundtrack
The Waifers for "Stoning GG"

Best Original Song
Peter Fernandez and Lori Salmeri for "Fatal Deduction"

Best Ensemble Acting
We're Making a Movie for "The Real World: Versailles"

Best Actress
Lisa Cordner for "The Real World: Versailles"

Best Actor
Jim Kenney for "The Imitation Game"

Best Editing
Nick Agri for "Razz Hands"

Best Script
Jacob Lipcon and We're Making a Movie for "The Real World: Versailles"

Best Cinematography
John Herman for "The Real World: Versailles"

Best Directing
Mike Gorenberg for "Stoning GG"

Best Film
Michelle Barbera and We're Making a Movie for "The Real World: Versailles"

Audience Awards for the Boston 48HFP

The crowds have spoken! The audience voted the following films as their favorites:

Audience Award Winner: Group A
"The Real World: Versailles" by We're Making a Movie

Audience Award Winner: Group B
"Is That Yours?" by 20 American Dollars

Audience Award Winner: Group C
"Parting Gift" by ImprovBoston

Audience Award Winner: Group D [tie]
"Fatal Deduction" by Summer Villa
"Stoning GG" by Gators

Audience Award Winner: Group E
"Null & Void" by Danny Glover's Super Action Adventure Force Brigade Squad

Audience Award Winner: Group F
"Razz Hands" by Hot Water

Audience Award Winner: Group G
"Down & Out" by Bagman Studios

Audience Award Winner: Group H
"Space Monkey" by Glasseye

Congratulations to all of our award winners and everyone who made a film in just 48 hours!

Liens 48HFP


Photo by Ian Howard.


Character: Reginald or Regina H. Higginbotham, Diplomat
Prop: a receipt
Line of Dialogue: "This could get complicated."

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Teams and Screenings

Group A, Tuesday April 8th, 7pm

Charles River Swimming and Diving Team, Peter Septoff
Echoplanar, Nathanael Hevelone
Frog Pond Films, Bob Stachel
Norbert's Raiders, John Allan
Obnots, Joed Polly
paperclip, lisa belden
Phantom Itch, Tom Sumner
Team Bait Shop/Burt Wood, Andrew Osborne
We're Making a Movie, Michelle Barbera
The Wild Turkeys, Caitlin Gould
Zanzibar, onur akmehmet

Group B, Tuesday April 8th, 9:30pm

Argali Films, Tim Smith
Brandywine, Leah LaRiccia
Charles River Media Group, Nicole Prowell
Crazed Weasel Entertainment, Brendan Millet
The Faucet Drinkers, Kai-Jae Wang
I Said Walrus, Steve Sweeney
Kilroy Productions, Calvin Swaim
Shoot 'em Up Productions, Matt Landry
Spitfire Films, Daniel Hemmerly-Brown
Sun Moon Productions, Andrea Milia
20 American Dollars, Anne Continelli

Group C, Wednesday April 9th, 7pm

Bait & Tackle, Chad Carlberg
Harvard Square Scriptwriters, Andrew Hall
ImprovBoston, Will Luera
infactatums, ben crowell
Pirate Funded Productions, Jay Bell
Posse Productions, Jeffrey Ralto
Powered by Ethanol, Chris Constantine
Relegated to the Sidelines, Joshua Dolby
Team 47, Leslie Green
Team Torpor, Doug Cabot
Team USA, Jon Demiglio

Group D, Wednesday April 9th, 9:30pm

AAA Actor Team, Andrea Lyman
Brigade Films, Alex Belsky
Gators, Michael Gorenberg
Nature's Credit Card Productions, Kate Garvey
Origin Nile, Jibril Haynes
Oudee & Sons, Scott Gage
Summer Villa, Bruce Spero
Talalas, John Talalas
the losers, Jonathan Sahula
The Rabid Wallabies, Jean-Paul DiSciscio
The Table of Joviality, Aernk (Frank) Watts
WAP, Ian Carpenter

Group E, Thursday April 10th, 7pm

Blaze Entertainment, Robert Blasi
Danny Glover's Super Action Adventure Force Brigade Squad, Michael Carreiro
Flaming Chimera Studios, Cody Morrow
Fort Hill Productions, Valerie Madden
Hammer Pants Productions, Andy Cavatorta
It's All Relative(s), Liz Berrien
KDS Productions, Marsha Browne
lame duck productions, Joseph Catalfano
McElroy Films, Ben McElroy
Quietman, Brian Higgins
Red Light District Attorneys, Nick Semanko

Group F, Thursday April 10th, 9:30pm

Baugh Klemm's Tea Party, Christopher Heylin
Daemonswine Inc., David Murray
82 Films, Paul Medico
Greasers, Chris Gaines
Homer's Cause, Jay Conrad
Hot Water, Nicholas Agri
Mpire/Karmic, Pablo Falbru
Playomatic, Brad Kelly
The Holy Tripod, Lindsey Main
Uber Pretentious Pictures, Kevin Liotti
The Wandering Jesters, Crystal Place

Group G, Tuesday April 15th, 7pm

Bagman Studios, Kyle J. Norris
Blue Harvest, Jared Detsikas
Boston Accent Films, Donald Warnock
Castparty Productions, Justin Fielding
Collective Subconscious Productions, Ned Scannell
Klaus Krew, Nick Biagetti
Little Plum Pictures, Michele Meek
Lyve Media, Frank Flahive
MadCat Productions, James Manning
Moose Films, David Canfield
Stand Up Mandy, Jeffrey Stern
Stillmoving Productions, Keith Wasserman

Group H, Tuesday April 15th, 9:30pm

Baz Films, Jason Bazinet
Bighouse Films, Matt Balough
Chocolate Gorilla Motion Pictures, Jason Lachapelle
Dogtoon Media, Douglas Cowell
Empty Box Productions, Andrew Bradley
Glasseye, Scott Palmer
Jones & Desalvo Flicks, Daniel Martens
LTJFilms, Daniel Lee White
Quarter Life Crisis, Rachel Imbriglio
Sea Glass, Brian Dwyer
Team With The Long Unabbreviatable Name That Is Difficult To Say or Print On Promotional Materials, Adrian Garber
Vaudeville Pictures/Estoria Films, Peter Cancilla