The 48 Hour Film Project

The San Jose 48 Hour Film Project

See below for 2009 results.
For more information on 2014, 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
"The Great White Rat: The Life and Death of Zach Alexander" by Alan Smithee Presents

Best Use of Prop
"Vernichter" by The Compost Heap

Best Use of Line of Dialogue
"Dave and Liz" by Thinking Stone Productions

Best Use of Genre
"The Great White Rat: The Life and Death of Zach Alexander" by Alan Smithee Presents

Producer's Award: Marketing Excellence
"Vernichter" by The Compost Heap

Producer's Award: Best Overacting
"Nellius 5000 and Zupitron: Ultimate Battle Buddies" by 4QR98 Pass

Producer's Award: Breakout Talent
"Une Soirée de Passion" by International Inc

Best Costumes
"Vernichter" by The Compost Heap

Best Choreography
"Dave and Liz' by Thinking Stone Productions

Best Special Effects
"Faetaeris" by Transvideo Studios

Best Graphics
"Metamorphosis" by RadioActive Studios

Best Sound Design
"Ratón" by Team Stroganoff

Best Musical Score
"Solvent" by Pink Umbrella Productions

Best Cinematography
"Solvent" by Pink Umbrella Productions

Best Editing
"Coulrophobia" by It Donned On Me

Best Actress
Shivani Ray in "Faetaeris" by Transvideo Studios

Best Actor
Jake Lyall in "Ratón" by Team Stroganoff

Best Ensemble Acting
"Une Soirée de Passion" by International Inc

Best Writing
"Nellius 5000 and Zupitron: Ultimate Battle Buddies" by 4QR98 Pass

Best Directing
Jacob Rangel for "Ratón" by Team Stroganoff

Runner Up for Best Film
"Nellius 5000 and Zupitron: Ultimate Battle Buddies" by 4QR98 Pass

Best Film
"Ratón" by Team Stroganoff


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
"Dave and Liz" by Thinking Stone Productions

Audience Award Winner: Group B
"Ratón" by Stroganoff

Audience Award Winner: Group C
"Attack of the Brown Paper Bags" by Five by Five Films

Audience Award Winner: Group D
"Une Soirée de Passion" by International Inc


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 Ellen Levy Finch.

Elements

Character: Zach or Zelda Alexander, Exterminator
Prop: a piece from a board game
Line of Dialogue: "Tell me again why this matters."



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Screening Groups

Group A
Screening on Wednesday, August 19th, at 7:00pm

Dead Pixels, "Checkmate", Jang
The Compost Heap, "Vernichter", Audronis
Four Horsemen Films, "Basshole", Visconti
Silly Bad Productions, "Well Done", Kochayan
Thinking Stone Productions, "Dave and Liz" ,Chen
Afterglow Productions, "End Game", Bruckner
Resurrection, Fujii
Blue Ribbon Productions, "Saint Caedwalla's Day", Hoory
Out of This World Pictures, "Twisting Fate with Death and Larry" Lee
Mi Casa Su Casa Productions, "A House of Her Own", Johnson
10K Films, "Beating Mahoney", Litwak

Group B
Screening on Wednesday, August 19th, at 9:30pm

ZERO BUDGET CINEMA, "Jules and Zach", Aspuria
It Donned On Me, "Coulrophobia", Nguyen
Next Year in Bangalore, "Smacked by an Angel", Newman
Metzoyan, "The Exterminator", Rosenweig
Brutal Monkey Productions, "Imaginary Love", Cooksey
RadioActive Studios, "Metamorphosis", Garoutte
orangetree productions, "Three", Carey
Stroganoff, "Raton", Rangel
LLC Incorporated Productions, "Cell Mates", O'Rourke
Fermenting Cabbage, "We Are The Nails and More", Tan

Group C
Screening on Thursday, August 20th, at 7:00pm

Halogins, Kothari
Space Naked Films, "Gesundheit", Morrison
Squeaky Wheel Productions, "Relapse", Murphy
Beyond Forever Studios, "The Zach Who Saved Christmas", Pizzirani
Five by Five Films, "Attack of the Brown Paper Bags", Crowley
X, Kruschke
Poppy Shell, "From Croatia With Love", Hartig
Sleepless Dream Filmmakers, "The Bugs Are Watching", Faruque
Alan Smithee Presents, "Great White Rat", Friesen
Pretty Good Productions, "Love Irregardless", Valadez
Swordfish, "Misdirected", Barnaba

Group D
Screening on Thursday, August 20th, at 9:30pm

Chikinbone, "She Said She Wanted a Western", Mendonca
Unda Da Hood Productions, "The Rescuer", Farnia
Outlaw Media Productions, "X Terminators", Guillen
International Inc., "Une Soiree de Passion", Perifano
Barkada Inc, "The Followed", Alabastro
Transvideo Studios, "Faetaeris", Ferrer
4QR98 Pass, "Nellius 5000", Tarnoff
Bueraeu of Tricksters, "Harnessing Your Superpower", Smolinski
Pink Umbrella Productions, "Solvent", Noland
Random Studios, "Match", Castrillo