The 48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project

See below for 2009 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 winners!

Best Use of Character
“Imagine This” by Echo Productions

Best Use of Prop
"Growing Pains" by Mata Hari Productions

Best Use of Line of Dialogue
"The Princess Waits For Her Flowers" by ECEC Productions

Best Song
"My Liddle Pony" by Cinema Toast Crunch (HM: ECEC Productions)

Honorable Mention: Best Directing [tie]
Imagine This
Letters To Eva
My Liddle Pony

Honorable Mention: Best Writing [tie]
Imagine This
Letters To Eva
My Liddle Pony

Honorable Mention: Best Editing [tie]
Imagine This
Happy Endings

Honorable Mention: Best Acting [tie]
Kristina Kopf in "My Liddle Pony
Dinah Berkeley in "Growing Pains"

Honorable Mention: Best Cinematography
Letters To Eva

Honorable Mention: Best Use Of Prop
The Projectionist

Honorable Mention: Best Use Of Dialogue

Honorable Mention: Best Musical Score
Last Call

Best Costumes
"Growing Pains" by Mata Hari Productions

Best Special Effects
"Last Call" by Hands Off Productions

Best Graphics
"Letters To Eva" by RAVE

Best Sound Design
"Day Job" by Sp.Ed.Zeppelin

Best Musical Score [tie]
"Letters To Eva" by RAVE
"Deadline" by The Nasty

Best Cinematography
"Growing Pains" by Mata Hari Productions

Best Editing
"The Projectionist" by Fourth Floor Moseley Productions

Best Actress
Za Unitt & Amy Talbott for "Imagine This" by Echo Productions

Best Actor
Ben Hackney & John Grote for "Happy Endings" by Never The Luck Productions

Best Writing
"Day Job" by Sp.Ed.Zeppelin

Best Directing
"Growing Pains" by Mata Hari Productions

Second Runner Up for Best Film
"Letters To Eva" by RAVE

Runner Up for Best Film
"Growing Pains" by Mata Hari Productions

Best Film
"Imagine This" by Echo Productions

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
"Questionable Taste" by Pizza Infinity

Audience Award Winner: Group B
"Letters To Eva" by RAVE

Audience Award Winner: Group C
"Imagine This" by Echo Productions

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.

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Photo by Derek Jensen.


Character: Becky or Morgan Frank, Writer
Prop: a large plant
Line of Dialogue: "That's better than what happened to me."

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Screening Groups

Group A
Screening on Wednesday, August 19th, at 6:30pm

AddVision, Bryce Koechlin
Bees Knees, Rebekah Ellis
Chainreaction Films, Kent Holmes
Easy Fix Productions, David Jeffries
Eye of the Storm Films, Desmond Jones
Hands Off Productions, Jason Tostevin
Lucky Strike Films, Matthew Broskie
Offshoot Productions, Benjamin Sostrom
Pizza Infinity, Kendall Bruns
Shirt Hat Films, Chance Madison
6 Dudes and a Chick, Jim Higgins
Team Banzai, Adam Duke

Group B
Screening on Wednesday, August 19th, at 8:30pm

Arch & Pillar, TJ Cooley
Backwards Slate Productions, Max Groah
Cinema Toast Crunch, Jennifer Deafenbaugh
ECEC Productions, Emily Clouse
Fourth Floor Moseley Productions, Tim Baldwin
Headley Productions, Anna Headley
Mata Hari Productions, Joel Ehninger
Ohio University Zanesville, Shylow Hanning
RAVE, Tobias Roediger
The Robot is Sad, Brandon Abbott
Socially Awkward Narrative, Jessie Conkle
Tierra Media, Alberto Denegri

Group C
Screening on Thursday, August 20th, at 7:30pm

Arginate Studios, Jeffrey Robeano
Blacklick Pictures, Russell Hopkins
Digital Noir, Luke Pierce
Echo Productions, Mike McNeese
Greensviewposse, Victor Matkovich
The Nasty, Aaron Vaughan
Never the Luck Productions, Dino Tripodis
Phat Cat Films, Shelly Gibbs
Shaved Bear, Chris Latta
Sp.Ed. Zeppelin, Tim Martin
Trocar Studios, Michael Butcher
Whiskey Tent/Wellcan, Jonathan Nininger