Oklahoma City, Oklahoma July 20 - 22, 2018

Announcing the Winners

After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.

Kudos to Dark Horse for winning Best Film of 2018. Their film Los Americanos will go on to represent Oklahoma City against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2019.


1st Place: Best Film of 2018

Los Americanos by Dark Horse

2nd Place: Best Film of 2018

Big Day by Mac and Us

3rd Place: Best Film of 2018

The Cure by Retrospec Films

Required Elements

  • Character: James or Jessica Banks, doctor
  • Prop: a greeting card
  • Line: ""You're not from around here, are you?" OR "You are not from around here, are you?""

Audience Favorite: Group A

Draw Four by Daily Devotion

Audience Favorite: Group B

Overdue by Ablegate

Audience Favorite: Group C

Los Americanos by Dark Horse

Best Writing

Big Day by Mac and Us

Best Editing

Big Day by Mac and Us

Best Directing

Kyle Kauwika Harris Los Americanos by Dark Horse

Best Cinematography

Los Americanos by Dark Horse

Best Sound Design

Los Americanos by Dark Horse

Best Musical Score

Big Day by Mac and Us

Best Actor

Jacob Hightower The Cure by Retrospec Films

Best Actress

Edna Garcia Los Americanos by Dark Horse

Best Supporting Actor

Tony Gregory Big Day by Mac and Us

Best Supporting Actress

Alyssa Patterson Big Day by Mac and Us

Best Ensemble Acting

Los Americanos by Dark Horse

Best Costumes

Los Americanos by Dark Horse

Best Set Design

The Cure by Retrospec Films

Best Make Up

Big Day by Mac and Us

Best Use of Character

Big Day by Mac and Us

Best Use of Prop

Los Americanos by Dark Horse

Best Use of Line

Big Day by Mac and Us

Best Use of Genre

Big Day by Mac and Us

Best Visual Effects

Do Gooders by Straight To DVD

Best Late Film

A Catastrophe by RENT FREE - Part Deux

Best Poster Art

ET.SEQ by #teamroadwarrior

Best Special Effects Makeup

ET.SEQ by #teamroadwarrior

Producers Choice

Henry Blue and the CryptoCrew: The Electrified Scarecrow by Elephant Treehouse

2018 Film List

  • 5-6-7-8 Across by Team Deep Second

    Connor, prone to anxiety and fear of social situations, bargains with his more socially comfortable brother, Ryan to train for a dance competition.

  • A Catastrophe by RENT FREE - Part Deux

    A Cattastrophe occurs at Acorn Acres Trailer Park.

  • Apple Pie by Why not?

    A young woman struggling to find a way to tell her mom about her newfound pregnancy finds comfort in an older man over apple pie.

  • Big Day by Mac and Us

    When a little girl plans an imaginary wedding, her toughest invite is her Dad.

  • Cowboys and Cranberry Sauce by Shahrazad

    Georgia must confront her present in the world of the past.

  • Disbarred by Perfect Strangers

    Sometimes in life motivation can come from an unexpected source.

  • Do Gooders by Straight To DVD

    First day as a super hero isn't all what it's cracked up to be, Hope a budding super hero celebrates her first day as a hero with a little help from her sister.

  • Draw Four by Daily Devotion

    Can you call yourself the greatest when someone else holds the title?

  • Escape by Neon Red

    Two couples looking for escape find one life-changing experience.

  • ET.SEQ by #teamroadwarrior

    A family struggles with being picked off by gang members one by one. They must choose to run or fight to protect the remaining family.

  • Henry Blue and the CryptoCrew: The Electrified Scarecrow by Elephant Treehouse

    The crypto crew are enlisted by a damsel in distress to solve the mystery of the electrified scarecrow.

  • Impasse by TacoDog

    When a YouTube video reveals that The Shield's powers are harming innocent bystanders, she must discover who she is without her powers or risk losing herself.

  • Los Americanos by Dark Horse

    An immigrant mother and her son cross over in to America at a chance for a better life and to reunite with her husband.

  • Michael Gotcher by On The Fly

    A egocentric director loses his mind and his production budget as he is handed by two ghostly twin girls.

  • Mom's Piano by Young Guppy Productions

    Siblings go on a road trip to their now deceased parents house, and discover what is left in the house they grew up in.

  • Overdue by Ablegate

    A pregnant librarian on the trail to the perfect baby name goes into labor and is joined on her journey by characters from her favorite books. Now time is running out as her husband hits the road to get her to the hospital.

  • Relapse by But did you die

    A homecoming party for a suicidal friend who just got out of rehab turns to panic mode when one of the guests appears eerily similar to the fragile mans' ex girlfriend.

  • Safe Keeping by Festival City Films

    Colin finds himself an unwilling participant in a deadly game of cat and mouse.

  • Silenced by KilkennyVFX

    A story of a young teen who was struck by a car and the damages have left him to go deaf, he has to overcome this through his life.

  • STARFALL by Le Masque Noir

    Stranded and running out of air...

  • Team Star Swamp - Unhuman - OKC 2018 - 7.25 minutes - Group B by Star Swamp

    In a distant relationship with her daughter, Dr. Jessica Banks realizes that family can be unfamiliar, and she can't fix something that's unhuman.

  • Techala by Fort Hewin

    When another worldly father in the middle of a custody battle shows up, magic happens!

  • The Appointment by Rolling Productions

    A doctor with a failing career finds himself going mad over a single patient.

  • The Cure by Retrospec Films

    In a desperate search to find a cure for his wives recent discovery of cancer, Levi stumbles upon a conspiracy that may jeopardize his life and those he loves.

  • The Other Side of the City by Team Phoenix

    In a dystopian future a ragtag group of refuges journey towards an elusive utopia guarded by trained assassins.

  • The Seven Hathors by WAFTI Show

    An Egyptian Rock Goddess returns to life to reclaim her children.

  • Undead Idol by Maverick Films

    They had to sing for their survival!


Important Message: Copycat DisclaimerPrivacy Policy

Copyright © 2001-2018 48 Hour Film Project, Inc. All Rights Reserved