Ty Burr, reporter and film critic at the Boston Globe; Joyce Kulhawik, President of the Boston Theater Critics Association; and Tom Meek, President of the Boston Society of Film Critics, after much deliberation, have selected this year's winning films. See below and the All Awards button for a complete list.
Congratulations to Hoover Products for winning Best Film of the Boston 2016 48 Hour Film Project. Their film That's a Rapp will go on to represent Boston against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017. Congratulations also to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated in this year's Boston 48HFP!
A journey to find the right ingredients
An easily distracted family commits high-stakes robberies with limited success.
A girl gets more than she bargained for when a group of parents abandon them.
During the making of a 48 Hour Film, the female producer/writer takes a stand.
Sometimes you just have to go all in.
Another Superhero Movie
A man is determined to no longer be the victim of April Fool's pranks.
An actor dealing with his self doubt
Suicidal fired TV foodie Paulette confronts her betraying producer and millennial replacement.
A broken former bobbing for apples champion searches the road of the redemption.
Homeless man opens a tour service in Boston were tourists live off garbage
2 teens, a car, and a body
Captain Eureka's evil brother returns to steal the Source Stone & is defeated by ultimate sacrifice
One small mix up leads to a saucy experience for a sweet connoisseur.
Johnson a fiendish plot. And knows he has to do something about.
Lewis tells his girlfriend that he has to go to war and tries to survive
After a global catastrophe, one ordinary man finds that being alone may be better after all. tastrophe, one ordinary man finds that being alone may be better after all.
Life is meaningless...
Paulette Kubiak will do whatever it takes to cure her sick robot patients. And then she meets Ellis.
Office staff try to connect lonely dentist with the pharmaceutical rep of his dreams
An early childhood event sets the course of martial arts training for our heroine.
odds are fifty fifty
A talking dog takes an eye opening journey to learn what's truly important in life.
A best friend uses her detective skills to find the daughter of a father who is kidnapped for money.
An adventurer has many near death experiences in the course of saving the world.
Real Estate agent and single mom of 4 continually loses listings to rival "squatter" agent
Kubiak and Friends try to solve a double murder
A visually impaired woman has two stalkers, one loves her, one kills her
A young man tries to obtain his girlfriend's suicide letter from her grandfather.
Wine and intrigue swirl together in this suspense filled drama
A coming of age story about two Hollywood friends turned enemies, with a martial arts twist.
The only three survivors of the Kepler Civil War are approached by a plastic bird- with a message.
A man steals his coworkers heart by helping her steal from her ex.
A young student discovers the Truth behind the Fiction.
Family is more than just blood relations, You make your own family!
A single mom realizes that her neighbor's life isn't as free as it seems.
A meeting of water connoisseurs goes horribly wrong when one guest is not who they appear to be
Pickle Connoisseur Paulette Kubiak is excited to finally mail out her pickles.
A Fourth of July spent in the woods goes terribly wrong for a group of youngsters
A turf war of convenience goes awry.
Sommelier is asked to conduct a satanic ritual.
Former super hero is inspired by those who she has inspired to reconsider after new insights
two seats, one ticket
Two revival college girl try to earn extra money by providinv revival service illegaly at home.
Lew Comes of Age on His 80th Birthday
A man meets with a girl from a dating app who ends up being an assassin who attempts to kill him.
On a precious snow day, two girls face the biggest evil in the wild, wild suburbs.
A story of Romance War and Heartbreak.
Be the water, my friend.
Guy gets sober after an unusual one night stand.
On a lazy Sunday, a man enters his basement.
A young man discovers a major change in his life brought on by an unexpected visitor.
Two buddies pitch their new app idea to the app connoisseur himself.
Found footage of a corporate backed rehab fascillity faces dangerous experiment
Rumspringa meets Craigslist
A private dick takes a canine case from a hot dame, 'nuff said.
Gary just moved from Indiana and finds his new home a little more pretentious than he's used to.
Three siblings reflect on their parents moving out of their childhood home.
Paulette plans to move but the upstairs residents beg to differ
A recollection of combat with a final twist to put it all together
Three wild beasts learn the ways of man from a human egg connoissuer.
The story of a dog that loses its owner
Two men and a mannequin take a journey down memory lane.
Three friends venture to drop off a dead body.
A young couple planning to
A tale of confusion, friendship, and stupidity
an awkward man uses a time-travelling copy machine to spark his love life
Three fine gentlemen search for an apartment.
A woman reads from an ancient text summoning a genie. He can't leave her until she makes a wish.