The 48 Hour Film Project

Filmapalooza 2010

Filmapalooza—the finale festival for the 2009 48 Hour Film Project—was at NAB Show from April 10th to 12th, 2010.

Who: 48 Hour Filmmakers from around the world.
What: The best 48HFP films from 2009
Where: NAB Show in Las Vegas
When: from April 10th to 12th, 2010 (see the schedule)
Why: Inspiration, education, networking, and fun!

Jason Reitman

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Jason Reitman, director of Up in the Air, Juno, and Thank You for Smoking is our keynote speaker. Read Jason's bio.

There will be a Q&A with Jason on Monday afternoon.

PHOTO GALLERY: See the photos from past Filmapaloozas...


The awards for the 2009 tour were announced on April 12th, 2010, at the Las Vegas Hilton. These are the winners:

Best Film
"Nicht nur der Himmel ist blau" by Sharktankcleaners from Berlin
(Sharktankcleaners received 3,000 USD.)

Runner Up for Best Film
"The Grave Review" by Rascallion Media Group from Minneapolis

Second Runner Up for Best Film
"Rationed" by Vegan Cannibal Productions from Inland Empire

Best Directing
"Regenmakers" by Stichting DuS from Breda

Best Writing
"Geen zin" by Zin in een from Utrecht

Honorable Mention for Best Writing
"Don't Forget the Milk" by Wax Idiotical Films from Providence

Best Acting
"11" by Blind Mice from Athens

Best Cinematography
"Piccadilly High Noon" by Liminal from London

Best Editing
"Ehsaas" by Time Travel from Mumbai

Best Special Effects
"Gwendolyn Dangerous and the Great Space Rescue" by Integral Arts from Washington, DC

Best Film from the International Shootout
"Prebloc" by Bande a part from Paris

Best Film from the Panasonic HD Filmmaker Showdown
"Who's the Fairest" by Rascallion Media Group from Minneapolis
(They received a Panasonic HD camera.)

Video Blog

The crew from 48x10 covered Filmapalooza—check out their Facebook page, which is rife with videos and interviews!

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