The 48 Hour Film Project

The Indianapolis 48 Hour Film Project

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 Russ Reklaw Show (Collective Brain)

Best Use of Prop
Welcome Wagon (Buffoonery Films)

Best Use of Line
Wagon Trail (Short Pants)

Best Use of Genre
A Real Hotfix (Texiliana)

Special acting award, young person
Elsie in Mr. Fix-It (Dinosaur Riders)

Best Costumes
Hole Technology (LDR Studios)

Best Choreography
League of Lonely Knights (Kind of Epic Films)

Best Sound Design
Going Up (#MadeYouLook48)

Best Musical Score
A Secret Companion (Raving Lunatic Show)

Best Cinematography
Snap Out of It (Dharma)

Best Editing
Going Up (#MadeYouLook48)

Best Acting
Welfare Kings (The Famous Ape)

Best Writing
Wagon Trail (Short Pants)

Best Directing
Wagon Trail (Short Pants)

Second Runner Up for Best Film
A Real Hotfix (Texiliana)

Runner Up for Best Film
The Russ Reklaw Show (Collective Brain)

Best Film
Wagon Trail (Short Pants)

Indianapolis 48HFP Audience Awards

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

Audience Award Winner: Group A
The Russ Reklaw Show (Collective Brain)

Audience Award Winner: Group B
Wagon Trail (Short Pants)

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Required Elements

Character  Russ or Rita Reklaw , Advice Columnist
Prop  a wagon
Line  "Somebody has to take out the garbage."

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Screening Groups

Group A

#MadeYouLook48, Scott Telle
3 O'clock, Jim Dougherty
Blue September Films, Kristin Montgomery
Buffoonery Films, Michelle Fritz
Collective Brain, Ain Embry
Cooler Than Whales, Laura Ellsworth
Day Job Films, Gareth Davis
Dewey Won, Robert Scheer
Dharma, Mark Rosenau
Digital Diction, Roy Chamberlin
Dinosaur Riders, Scott Gray
Fair Creek, Tylor Smith
Finger Puppet Mafia, Christopher Zazzeti
Florescentblack Productions, Connor Delaney
Get The Storm, brandon benz
JumpCuts, Ben Yonker
Kind of Epic Films, David West

Group B

Lacks Direction Pictures, Patrick Hettle
LDR Studios , Clark Crosser
Logical Guess Pictures, Steve Gibson
Media 401, Daniel Katter
Nachos, Jack Lugar
Next Friday Films, Michael Muncy
Nostalgic Pictures, Ryan Meacham
ParaCinema, james wallace
Quiet Red Productions, Matthew Smith
Reel Fun, Yvonne McCann
Short Bus Talking Pictures, Terry Shepard
ShortPants, Tony Cardinali
Team Win, Adam Janeira
Texilliana, Zach McFarlen
The Famous Ape, Andy Jacobs
The Raving Lunatic Show, Ryan Cameron
Vision Films, Kevin Blackwell