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 2 Film 2 Festival for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film In Memoria will go on to represent Washington against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.
In the near future, a brave revolutionary sets out to start a movement against oppressive forces using her voice.
A seasoned Senator meets an earnest challenger as they take the stage for their first debate.
When a vigilante family experiences a tragic loss, the oldest sister threatens to expose their identities and end their adventures, only to come to terms with her own identity as a hero.
If you spit up into the sky, it will fall back on you.
A dysfunctional family meets for a bi-annual dinner to respect the wishes of their deceased father.
An office misfit with delusions of grandeur attempts to document the making of his hidden passion.
A woman makes discoveries about herself she never knew existed.
A mockumentary about fantasy writers clashing heads.
A bullied young boy's introduction to a mysterious figure in the park transforms an innocent family gathering into an irreversible nightmare.
Internationally known podcaster and self-help guru Kate Paltran promotes peace, love and joy to a stress-filled company that really needs it.
Bridging the gap between old and new in the job arena
Members of a web therapy podcast must cope with a new threat.
Veteran detective Rachel Winters is partners with buffoon cop Joel O'Neill on a murder case. When prime suspect Kevin Paltran starts a successful podcast based on the murder, Winters and O'Neill go to investigate, and find more trouble than they were hoping for.
A noir style detective drama, where a couple of people are interrogated for a murder, with a surprise ending.
Lines get blurred between a True Crime podcast producer and a bothersome colleague.
Without warning, a young man is thrust into the dark depths of his own fractured psychology.
A graduate of culinary school enters a podcast competition against all odds, beaten down and running out of time, can she make it?
When a housesitting gig goes awry, two longtime friends find themselves on a frantic search for the missing Rex.
To follow your dreams you must face the music.
Trey and Steve are idiots. But they are idiots with a job. When their boss Gina tells them they have 48 hours to write a love story,(and they are horror film writers), things go wrong fast because they just can't seem to get out of their own way. Will a romance novel reading janitor step out of her element and save the day?
In the twilight of their relationship, Kevin and Karen vie for the affections of their beloved.
A podcaster loses her voice. A producer finds his.
When a rookie podcaster gets stood up by his producer, he investigates a haunted house on his own, not realizing he has shifted 50 years into the past to the evening of the horrific event that gave the house its reputation.
The other team is going down.....Amen
A podcasting alcoholic discovers the sordid truths behind a crime she doesn't remember committing.
After a chilling experience with a social justice immersion program, a racist senator reforms his political direction.
Kate Paltran, who feels she is leading a boring life, has her life suddenly turned upside down as she is recruited on a secret spy mission. Close to completing her mission, she realizes that another target is zeroing in on the same target. Will she unveil the mysterious man and finish her task? Or will his identity get in the way?
A man seeking forgiveness from a lost loved one leverages new technology to receive closure.
When a technologically parasite threatens the future, the podcasters have to save the day.
Answer the phone. The west depends on it.
The Paltran's take a family vacation and encounter the unexpected.
Don't be a Square
After an unstable podcaster kidnaps an ex girlfriend of his, it is put in the hands of a mystery man to save the day. But is he really saving the day?
All is not what it seems in a lovers paradise.
A Western Film Podcaster seeks vengeance against a discourteous commenter.
2 podcasters giving lifestyle advice in dire circumstances
Detective tries to solve a tough case during a tough time
A podcaster narrates the day of a young woman’s murder.
A normal high school girl doesn’t fit in a school for those with a particular power
Let's make a friendo.
Overly ambitious newbie filmmakers with big ideas struggle to overcome their outsized egos as they race to complete a 4 to 7 minute family drama within 48 hours for a film competition.
Female pod caster who hates men comes across a half man half animal creature.
Complicated problems require attention, care, and a LOT of vitriol.
There is No I In Team
Sassy Ladies finds out that maybe their reality isn't as bad.. for the most part.
Almost everyone is terrible in the world of online dating
A privileged woman is trying make sense of her existence when she can't shake the feeling that self is all that can be known to exist.
Four girlfriends get together for some tea!
An aspiring actress doesn't want to miss her chance to compete in a an acting competition.
The film visits a normal day in the life of a woman named Claire, who must act heroically and take charge in the suspenseful story about the struggle with addiction and recovery.
Someone moved Kate's car during lunch, so naturally she's started a podcast to find out who did it.
Two office workers find themselves -- and the rest of their officemates -- behaving in increasingly outlandish ways. As they try to get to the bottom of their situation, the duo finds they may not be able to escape their bizarre circumstances.
A Hermit finds friendship in a Hermit crab.
He makes Casts of Pods - that is not PodCasting
How do you choose who to cast off to preserve the existence of humanity?
Hell is other people
Two estranged brothers come together after 30 years to do a podcast
In a future where technological advances are government regulated, a home-imprisoned cyber-genius utilizes discarded electronics to assemble the means for his escape.
Kate and Kevin, siblings, recently inherit their dad's horse farm and they embark on a journey to run it, but Kate doesn't want to leave her job in the big city.
Hungry, tired, and stealing for survival, vagabond friends--Dakota and Jordyn-- search for an item critical to their next adventure, but what will stop them this time?
When the lines blur between podcast and relationships
An amateur detective gets all the wrong clues and builds a crime where one doesn't exist... or does it?
A young couple works on building a family, albeit nontraditionally.
Bad things happen when you steal a ukulele player’s original composition.
Famous podcaster Kevin Paltran has to interview a prime suspect in a serial murder case.
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.