The 48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project

See below for 2008 results.
For more information on 2016, 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 Chicago winners!

Best Use of Character
"Modern Fables" by Dirty Borders

Best Use of Prop
"Walter and the Bomb" by Mitten-Tribe Pictures

Best Use of Line of Dialogue
"Clonely" by Nitestar Productions

Best Sound Design
"Mourning After" by Italian Wedding Soup Productions

Best Acting Ensemble
"Dunt-dun-done" by OneTwoThree

Best Editing
"Urn Doctor M.D." by Team Flashpoint

Best Cinematography
"Urn Doctor M.D." by Team Flashpoint

Best Writing
"Better Than This" by R Underground

Best Directing
"Widow’s Fix" by Team Ramrod

Best Film of the Chicago 48HFP 2008
Charlie Ward from Dirty Borders for "Modern Fables"

Audience Awards for the Chicago 48HFP

The audience has spoken!

Audience Award Winner: Group A
"Urn Doctor M.D." by Team Flashpoint

Audience Award Winner: Group B
"Modern Fables" by Dirty Borders

Audience Award Winner: Best Actor
"Urn Doctor M.D." by Team Flashpoint

Audience Award Winner: Best Actress
"Dunt-dun-done" by OneTwoThree

Audience Award Winner: Best Use of All 48HFP Elements
"Modern Fables" by Dirty Borders

Audience Award Winner: Favorite Film
"Urn Doctor M.D." by Team Flashpoint

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

Liens 48HFP


Photo by Kelvin Kay.


Character: Walter or Wilma Western, Repair Person
Prop: an urn or container with a deceased's ashes
Line of Dialogue: "What's the password?"

Chicago Teams

Group A, Screening on Thursday June 26 at 7pm

Distilled Productions, Bill Starzyk
Exhibit A, Michele McMillan
Flying-J Studios, Ed Sochacki
gracefilmz, Roxxy Cooley
Handsome Explosion, Samuel Martin
Italian Wedding Soup Productions, Dan West
Mitten-Tribe Pictures, Jonathon Musser
Nitestar Productions, Jerry Vasilatos
Popcorn Island, Red Clark
Porkchop Express, Joe Millitzer
Rockit Projects, Pasquale Iannino
Team Flashpoint, Bill Douglas
Team Venture, Justin Howe
the banana kings, Bethany Maben
VeryClever Productions, Nicholas Wagner

Group B, Screening on Friday June 27 at 7pm

Death Blow Productions, Brian Heath
Dirty Borders, Charlie Ward
FamilyOwned Entertainment, Timothy Terrell
Green Card, Eloy Cavazos
JAQ Productions, John Angelus
MIM Films, Pishnu Peamchareon
noisivelvet, Joe Baldwin
OneTwoThree, Kelly Bolton
pillbox79 productions, Enero Ray
R Underground, Dustin Foster
Red Shoes, Ellen Ridenour
Team Ramrod (Tentative), Daniel Cook
Team TSP, Steve Rold
The Sad Myentist's, John Carlson
VisionWorks, Christopher Griffin