Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia 29 - 31 October 2021

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 MORT for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film "Muy Cerca" will go on to represent Bolivia against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


Congratulations to all the filmmakers that took part in the 48 Hour Film Project Bolivia 2021!  

We are proud to announce:
2021 Award Winners & Nominations

BEST FILM of the  48 HOUR FILM PROJECT BOLIVIA 2021

  • WINNER: “Muy Cerca 1933” (Very close 1933) by Mort
  • 2nd Place Best Film “Respira” (Breathe) by Gen Z
  • 3rd Place Best Film “Maru” (Maru) by Fotograma Estudios

Nominees:
“Enarmónica” (Enarmonica) by Storymakers
“Tinita” (Tinita) by Vizcacha Negra


Audience Choice Award
“Nota del Pasado" (Past Note) by Unifranz El Alto


Best Directing
Winner:  “Respira” (Breathe) by Gen Z
Nominees:
“Muy Cerca 1933” (Very close 1933) by Mort
“Enarmónica” (Enarmonica) by Storymakers

Best Production
Winner:  “Respira” (Breathe) by Gen Z
Nominees:
“Maru” (Maru) by Fotograma Estudios
“Muy Cerca 1933” (Very close 1933) by  Mort


Best Writing
Winner:  “Respira” (Breathe) by Gen Z
Nominees:
“Maru” (Maru) by Fotograma Estudios
“Muy Cerca 1933” (Very close 1933) by  Mort

Best Editing
Winner:  “Respira” (Breathe) by Gen Z
Nominees:
“Muy Cerca 1933” (Very close 1933) by  Mort
“Enarmónica” (Enarmonica) by Storymakers

Best Cinematography
Winner:  “Muy Cerca 1933” (Very close 1933) by Mort
Nominees:
“Retropía” (Retropia) by Inthependiente
“Enarmónica” (Enarmonica) by Storymakers

Best Sound Design
Winner:   “Muy Cerca 1933” (Very close 1933) by Mort
Nominees:
“Retropía” (Retropia) by Inthependiente
“Enarmónica” (Enarmonica) by Storymakers


Best Use of Character
Winner:  “Maru” (Maru) by Fotograma Estudios
Nominees:
“Enarmónica” (Enarmonica) by Storymakers  
“Muy Cerca 1933” (Very close 1933) by  Mort

Best Use of Prop
Winner:  “Respira” (Breathe) by Gen Z
Nominees:
“Tinita” (Tinita) by Vizcacha Negra
“PRUNUS PERSICA” (PRUNUS PERSICA) by UNV

Best Use of Line of Dialogue
Winner:  “Maru” (Maru) by Fotograma Estudios
Nominees:
“Muy Cerca 1933” (Very close 1933) by Mort  
“Respira” (Breathe) by Gen Z
“Tinita” (Tinita) by Vizcacha Negra


Best Acting Ensemble

Winner: “Maru” (Maru) by Fotograma Estudios
Nominees:
“Muy Cerca 1933” (Very close 1933) by Mort

“Enarmónica” (Enarmonica) by Storymakers


Best Actor/Actress in a Leading Role
Winner: Maru López in “Maru” (Maru) by Fotograma Estudios
Nominees:
Laudy J Gonzáles in “Modelo 1” (Model 1) by Indie Touch
Alejandra Arce in “Muy Cerca 1933” (Very close 1933) by Mort

Mention Best Actor/Actress in a Supporting Role [tie]
Winners:
Mey Bianchi in “Maru” (Maru) by Fotograma Estudios
Benjamin Richter in “Respira” (Breathe) by Gen Z


Mention Best Song [tie]  
“Enarmónica” (Enarmonica) by Storymakers  
“Tinita” (Tinita) by Vizcacha Negra
“Maru” (Maru) by Fotograma Estudios  
“A dos bandas” (At two bands) by Colectivo "D1"

Mention Best Special Effects
Winner: “Muy Cerca 1933” (Very close 1933) by Mort

Mention Best Costumes
Winner: “Respira” (Breathe) by Gen Z

Mention Best Scenography
Winner: “Maru” (Maru) by Fotograma Estudios  


Congratulations to all of these award winners and to everyone who made a film in 48 hours!

Link to Juri's bios:
Marcelo Cordero: https://www.cinexpress48.com/post/conoce-a-los-jurados-del-48-hour-film-project-bolivia-2
Sara Márquez:  https://www.cinexpress48.com/post/conoce-a-los-jurados-del-48-hour-film-project-bolivia
Juan Carlos Aduviri: https://www.cinexpress48.com/post/conoce-a-los-jurados-del-48-hour-film-project-bolivia-1



2nd Place: Best Film of 2021

Gen Z by Gen Z

3rd Place: Best Film of 2021

MARU by Fotograma Estudios

Required Elements

  • Character: Alberto / Albertina Suárez / Enfermero(a) (Alberto / Albertina Suárez / Nurse)
  • Prop: Trompeta (Trumpet)
  • Line: "...porque dicen que a quien madruga...le da sueño más temprano" ("... because they say that those who get up early ... get sleepy earlier")

2021 Film List

  • Gen Z by Gen Z

    Respira

  • MARU by Fotograma Estudios

    Amistades que que duelen. Que te cambian

  • Modelo I by Indie Touch

    Construyendo una mejor sociedad


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