Charlotte, North Carolina October 16 - 18, 2020

Announcing the Winners

After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films for the US Virtual 48HFP Eastern South. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.

And a special Congratulations to HafCaf Productions from Charlotte, whose film, "The Other Side," took home 3rd Place Best Film and the Audience Choice Award!

And the Award Winners are...

BEST FILM

"A Place to Belong" by Hazel Mill (Asheville)

2nd Place Best film
"Stealers" by shmily films (Lynchburg)

3rd Place Best Film
"The Other Side" by HafCaf Productions (Charlotte)

Audience Choice Award
"The Other Side" by HafCaf Productions (Charlotte)

Best Writing
"Wrath of Grapes" by Little Plastic People (Asheville)

Best Editing
Simon Bonneau, “A Place to Belong" by Hazel Mill (Asheville)

Best Cinematography
Simon Bonneau, “A Place to Belong" by Hazel Mill (Asheville)

Best Actor
Jonathan Stephens in “Felon Love" by Fun Fair Studios (Charlotte)

Best Actress
Hanna Zahory in “A Place to Belong" by Hazel Mill (Asheville)

Best Actress - Honorable Mention
Grace Ehrhorn In "Stealers" by shmily films (Lynchburg)

Best Directing
Simon Bonneau, “A Place to Belong" by Hazel Mill (Asheville)

Best Directing - Honorable Mention
"The Other Side" by HafCaf Productions (Charlotte)

Best Sound Design (TIE)
"Justice Pursuit" by Windows Movie Makers (Orlando)
Ben Shirley, “Wrath of Grapes" by Little Plastic People (Asheville)

Best Musical Score
Sean Cameron Dalton, “JUDICIARY" by This is a Film About Something Productions (Lynchburg)

Best Special Effects
"Injection" by Highway Four Studios (Charlotte)

Best Costumes
"Wrath of Grapes" by Little Plastic People (Asheville)

Best Costumes - Honorable Mention
"Injection" by Highway Four Studios (Charlotte)

Best Set Design
"A Place to Belong" by Hazel Mill (Asheville)

Best Title Sequence
“JUDICIARY" by This is a Film About Something Productions (Lynchburg)

Up & Coming Filmmakers
“The Great Heist” by Panther Productions

Best Character
"Wrath of Grapes" by Little Plastic People (Asheville)

Best Character - Honorable Mention
"Felon Love" by Fun Fair Studios (Charlotte)

Best Prop
"Wrath of Grapes" by Little Plastic People (Asheville)

Best Line
"Tess" by The Andrew Bond Experience (Orlando)


Congratulations to these filmmakers and to everyone who made a film in 48 hours!




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And a special THANK YOU to our Judging Panel:


Joe Castanho, San Diego - Award winning San Diego 48HFP filmmaker and founder of CHIL Events, an online streaming events company.

Robert Rukavina, San Diego - After serving in the US Marines, Robert completed an American Sign Language interpreting program, but always wanted to pursue film. In 2013 he started film classes at Palomar College. He then connected with The San Diego Filmmakers and won a scholarship. He found the 48HFP and has worked with several award-winning teams since 2015.

Joel Ryan, San Diego - Experienced producer with demonstrated history in video content production for network broadcast, digital distribution, and corporate event industries. Joel has worked on projects for Disney, ABC, and Sony Pictures.



Many, many thanks to our esteemed judging panel.  Their dedication to reviewing the US Virtual 48HFP films and making tough decisions is much appreciated!

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Required Elements

  • Character: Darryl or Diane Kreppert, Judge
  • Prop: Grapes
  • Line: "Are you OK?"

Premiere Screenings

Tue, Oct 27, 2020 @ 8:00pm
Virtual via Eventive

Watch the Films of the  Eastern South of the US Virtual 48HFP!

See the  Premiere Screening via the platform Eventive.  It includes Audience Choice Voting and Filmmaker Q/A!

TICKET INFO
https://watch.eventive.org/usvirtual48hfp/play/5f8ee89e2d34d300e7ecf5ac
$10



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Participating Teams

  • Dorleau Films Greg Paroff
  • Fun Fair Studios Nicolas Lemaster
  • HafCaf Productions Jacques Belliveau
  • Highway Four Studios Spencer Ostrowski
  • In Flux Films Tyler Williams

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