The 48 Hour Film Project

Filmapalooza 2007

The finale festival for the 2006 48 Hour Film Project happened on March 8th through 11th, 2007, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Who: 48 Hour Filmmakers from around the world
What: The best 48HFP films from 2006
Where: The Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, New Mexico
When: March 8th through 11th, 2007
Why: Inspiration, education, networking, and fun!

Alexander Payne

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Alexander Payne, director of Sideways, About Schmidt, Election, and Citizen Ruth was our keynote speaker. Read Alexander's bio.

There was a Q&A with Alexander on Friday night. On Saturday morning, he hosted a small discussion group with a few lucky filmmakers.

PHOTO GALLERY: See photos from past Filmapaloozas...

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Our Winners

The 48 Hour Film Project's 2006 winners were announced at a reception at Sauce in Albuquerque at the end of Filmapalooza, on March 10th, 2007. Here they are:

Best Film [watch it on]
"Tooth and Nail" by Cinema Syndicate from Portland, Oregon

Runner Up for Best Film
"Manquer" by Milk from Seattle

Second Runner Up for Best Film
"Maten al Payaso" by Afafas from Miami

Best Directing
"Caramba!" by Artnum from Paris

Best Acting
"Doughboy, Beware" by Biscuits and Gravy from Los Angeles

Best Script
"Tooth and Nail" by Cinema Syndicate from Portland, Oregon

Best Cinematography
"Manquer" by Milk from Seattle

Best Editing
"Stairwell C" by Vaughn Juares from Minneapolis

Best Film from the Fall Shootout
"Tipparinos" by Vaughn Juares from Minneapolis

Best Film from the Panasonic HD Filmmaker Showdown
"Maestro" by Bargain Basement Films from Baltimore


Our workshops were for all levels of filmmakers.

Tips and Tricks for Making a 48 Hour Film

Special Effects on a Budget

Sound Design & Sound Effects

I Made My 48 Hour Film — Now What?

Managing the High Definition Workflow

More info...

Our Sponsors

Samuel Adams



The City of Albuquerque