The 48 Hour Film Project

The Dubai 48 Hour Film Project

See below for 2011 results.
For more information on 2015, click here...

The Judges Have Spoken!

Our panel of judges has made its decision. Thanks to Nawaf Al-Janahi, Tim Smythe, and Nayla Chakra for choosing our winners. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners!

Best Use of Character
"Alone" by Epic, Thriller/Suspense

Best Use of Prop [tie]
"Closing the Handle" by Living in the LT World
The Peninsula by Browntown, Western/ Musical

Best Use of Line [tie]
"Paradise Falls" by The Turtles, Mocumentary
"Blind Spot" by Stiban, Romance

Grand Audience Award
"Welcome To Dubai" by Sandset Productions

Most Promising Filmmakers [tie]
"Solus" by shoot a short films
"The Watchmen" by THE TRAVELING CREW

Most Original Concept [tie]
"The Watchmen" by THE TRAVELING CREW
Special Metion for "Closing the Handle" by Living in the LT World

Best Musical Score [tie]
"The Peninsula" by Browntown, Western/ Musical
Spcecial Mention to Marc Poulet's for "Sleeping Dogs"

Best Cinematography [tie]
"3:15" by Shot-up and Film, Thriller/suspense
"Blind Spot" by Stiban, Romance

Best Editing
"Paradise Falls" by The Turtles, Mocumentary

Best Actor
"Paradise Falls" by The Turtles, Mocumentary

Best Writing [tie]
"The Peninsula" by Browntown, Western/Musical
"Solus" by shoot a short films, Horror

Best Directing [tie]
"Paradise Falls" by The Turtles, Mocumentary
Special Mention for "Blind Spot" By Stiban

Runner Up For Best Film
"Sleeping Dogs" by Big Clever Giraffe, Period Piece

Best Film
"Solus" by shoot a short films, Horror

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
"Sleeping Dogs" by Big Clever Giraffe, Period Piece

Audience Award Winner: Group B
"Paradise Falls" by The Turtles, Mocumentary

Audience Award Winner: Group C
"Welcome To Dubai" by Sandset Productions, Horror

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Character: Zacharieha or Zelfa Sultan, Human Encyclopedia
Prop: a clock
Line of Dialogue: "You can't leave without making a decision."

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Screening Groups

Group A
Screening on Thursday, November 17th, 8:00pm

Absolutelynoscope Productions, Sanjeev Dixit
AMP, mohammad reza tavakoli
AUD Arabic, Amira Al Suraihi
AUD English, Maha ElSalhy
À bout de souffle, Sarah Issa
Big Clever Giraffe, Anthony Koithra
BIG LOVE FILMS, Jellyn Gueco
Bohemian Rhapsody, Mohammd Mamdouh
Browntown, Alastair Newton Brown
Doppelgängers, Lina Younes
Epic, Charlie Cracknell
Zoom, Ahmed Elyousri
Bougain Yillaea, Syam Manohar

Group B
Screening on Saturday, November 19th, 8:00pm

EYE-film, Sarra Mohamed
Front Row, Amir Arsalan Tavassol Bagheri
Goodfellas, Hussain Badri
Living in the LT World, Marianne Tomasic
paydayfilms, Cameron Wilson
Viva - Rever Dubai, Albert Gayo
SAAD, Ashish Varghese
shoot a short films, kalyan chakravarthy
Shot-up and Film, Samer Arzouni
Stiban, Samer Stiban
Logan Steele Productions, Alex Ritman
Kaccezai, Waqqas Sheikh
The Turtles, Nizar Sfair

Group C
Screening on Sunday, November 20th, 8:00pm

The A Team, Naim Zaboura
Timonera Grafik, Kamil Roxas
Trinity, Prasoon Therambath
Yasmeen Jahan, Yasmeen Jahan
Team Iris, Alya Al Hibshi
The Ace Production, Prem Kumar
The Mind Factory, Niraj Mehta
Shorty Film Production, Deepa Asnani
The Back Lot, Myles Cummings
Random, Swapna Kurup Swapna Kurup
Brothrs, Fatima Abdullah
Sandset Productions, ÁLVARO JUARRANZ
ACTZ, Moosavi Syed