Judging Criteria 48 Hour Film Politics & Comedy Project
In each of our cities, a panel of judges decides the local awards. Past judges have included film critics, producers, actors, and other industry professionals - including Dave Costabile, Shekhar Kapur and Nathalie Boltt.
Considerations For Best Film
- Artistic Merit (story, creativity, entertainment, etc.) - 45%
- Technical Merit - 30%
- Adherence to the Assignment - 25%
All films, on-time and late, are eligible for the Audience Award, which is determined by audience ballot at the premiere screenings in each city.
Local Prizes 48 Hour Film Politics & Comedy Project
The winner of Best Film of 2021 in each city receives:
- Filmapalooza Screening: The City Winner will be screened at Filmapalooza 2022, the official 48HFP Awards Weekend.