48 Hour Film Project - Washington, DC

Christina  Ruppert
Christina Ruppert
City Producer
James  Lewis
James Lewis
City Producer
Stephanie  Cristancho
Stephanie Cristancho
City Producer

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.

The Best Film of 2024 goes to Hot Sauce! Their film ‘’Dance Plague’’ will go on to represent Washington against all the other city winners from around the world at Filmapalooza 2025!

Marshall or Margarite Wilkins - Airline Employee
“I’m not mad. I’m just disappointed.” OR “I am not mad. I am just disappointed.”
A Lock
1st Place: Best Film of 2024
Filmposter for Dance Plague
Dance Plague by Hot Sauce
2nd Place: Best Film of 2024
Riding With My Girl by F.C.K.
3rd Place: Best Film of 2024
Exit Plan by SHRUG Productions
Audience Favorite Group A:
Filmposter for Locked
Locked by Frankly My Dear
Audience Favorite Group B:
Filmposter for Rarely Sweet
Rarely Sweet by Maxout Productions
Audience Favorite Group C:
Filmposter for ONES
ONES by The 48th Element
Audience Favorite Group D:
Filmposter for Caught Up
Caught Up by The Cru Collective