Kudos to Star Wipe Films for winning Best Film of 2020! Their film One Day will go on to represent Washington, DC against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2021.
We were honored to present the DC 48 Hour Film Project 2020 Awards on Thursday, August 27th. Here is the link to the livestream:
And a special THANK YOU to our Judging Panel:
Austin & Meredith Bragg -- Filmmakers and 4-time Winners of the DC 48 Hour Film Project, whose latest short, A Piece of Cake, premiered at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival.
Christian Oh -- President of the Board, DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival
Cathie Saadeh - President of the Board, Women in Film & Video Washington, DC
Many, many thanks to our esteemed judging panel. Their dedication to reviewing this year's DC 48HFP films and making tough decisions is much appreciated!
Watch the DC 48HFP 2020 Films!
Did you miss the DC 48HFP Premieres or want to see them again?!?!?
You can watch the films here -- they are available on-demand (to rent $2.99 or to own $5.99) on Gathr.com:
Group A: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/dc48a
Group B: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/dc48b
(Spoiler Alert! The winner of Best Film is in Group A!!!)
We hope you enjoy the films!
Brady and his nefarious associates play a game of poker for each others' memories.
An Account comes over to help his friend, little does he know what secret she's hiding.
In the real world, Holly Triangle is just a plain Jane accountant. But online, she’s a well-traveled, adventurous, and cultured woman. Maintaining her virtual persona has been a breeze up until this morning when her online love interest invited himself over for a dinner date. Now she has just a few hours before she’ll meet her crush face to face.
A young woman must listen to her extraterrestrial companion, a voice inside her head, in order to find the truth.
Exactly who is Harry Triangle?
Lifelong friends on the outs decide to repair their friendship at woodland retreat.
A troubled young actress struggles to find real happiness in the face of family stress.
In year 2056, people worldwide have stopped giving birth. In response to the depleting population, authoritarian regimes have created a matchmaking program to pair people with their "life mate", based on genetics, to raise the chances of procreation. Alex and Ben seemed like a perfect match but there's more than meets the eye.
An accountant at a Watermellon farm realizes he has a superpower and uses it to fight crime
A group of amateur detectives attempt to solve the case of a child that went missing four months ago.
A woman reliving the same day learns the hardest part is taking the next step.
In this era of social distancing, we have all had to adjust to new ways of interacting. But for those who work in the full-contact field of professional (or semi-professional) wrestling, the challenges are particularly burdensome to overcome.
Socks search for meaning
Two disparate souls cross paths in their journey through time, and bridge the gaps of life, love, and the pursuit of happiness.
With the quarantine putting stress on his relationship at home, Mark builds a virtual connection with a co-worker.
A Lead Actor, Director and produce butt heads amongst each other so they can achieve their vision of a new, revolutionary cooking show.
When two friends go looking for a higher calling...things get weird fast.
A sleepy accountant finds himself deep in a melonious mystery
Estranged family...Can they all get along?
Boy hires his accountant who moonlights as a Private Detective to find his mother's murderer.
A virtual (online) wake for a recently-deceased colleague takes some interesting turns
In May of 2001, Mark Ruppert (Creator/ Executive Producer), Liz Langston (Co-Founder/ Executive Producer) and Christina Ruppert (Director of Operations) were all part of the team The Big Ouch. It was one of 10 teams in the inaugural 48 Hour Film Project and the required prop was a severed body part.