Genre Drawings How It Works

Genre Requirement 48 Hour Film Project

At the Kickoff Event each team is assigned TWO genres.

There are 30 different genres—ranging from the classic (e.g., Comedy, Drama) to the more specialized (e.g., Fish Out of Water, Time Travel).  At the Kickoff Event each team will be assigned two genres - one from Group #1 and one from Group #2 as listed below. Your film must be true to one of the genres you are assigned.  It might be your team’s most difficult decision of the weekend.

You may be creative and combine genres, provided that one of your assigned genres is clearly present.  And remember: no trading with other teams!

Got it all? Well, be warned... We switch up the options each year - just to keep you on your toes!!

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Required Elements

In addition to drawing a genre, each team will be required to include an assigned character, prop and line of dialogue at the Kickoff Event.

מידע נוסף

Combining Genres

You may combine genres (e.g., a silent comedic buddy film) - however, your official assigned genre must be clearly represented in the mix.

Adherence to Assignment

Did you know judges base part of their scores on a film’s adherence to assignment? This refers to the genre and required elements.


Genre Group #1: 2021 48 Hour Film Project

Fish Out of Water
Western
אימה
גיבורי-על
דרמה
מדע בדיוני
מוקמנטרי
מותחן
סרט אהבה
סרט אקשן/הרפתקאות
פילם דה-פאם (Film de Femme) מידע נוסף
פילם נואר/סרט אפל
פנטסיה
קומדיה
קומדיה שחורה

Genre Group #2: 2021 48 Hour Film Project

Food Film
Multi-Generational Film
Musical
Revenge
School Film
Soap Opera/Telenovela
Social Commentary
סרט התבגרות /נעורים
סרט חבר'ה
סרט חופשה/חג
סרט מסע
סרט מסע בזמן
סרט ספורט
סרט תקופתי/ היסטורי
תעלומה

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