Genre Drawings How It Works

Genre Requirement 48 Hour Film Horror Project

At the kickoff event each team draws a genre from a hat.

The catch? They're all horror genres. Your film must be true to the genre you have selected—and no trading with other teams!

Got it all? Well, be warned... We switch up the options each year - just to keep you on your toes!!

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Genres Not Set Yet

The official genre list for The 48 Hour Film Horror Project 2015 has not been set yet.

Required Elements

In addition to drawing a genre, each team will be required to include an assigned character, prop and line of dialogue at the Kickoff Event.

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Combining Genres

You may combine genres (e.g., a silent comedic buddy film) - however, your official assigned genre must be clearly represented in the mix.

Adherence to Assignment

Did you know judges base part of their scores on a film’s adherence to assignment? This refers to the genre and required elements.

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