Boston, Massachusetts May 6 - 8, 2011

Announcing the Winners

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 spanky and the king for winning Best Film of 2011. Their film one step forward will go on to represent Boston against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2012.


1st Place: Best Film of 2011

one step forward by spanky and the king

2nd Place: Best Film of 2011

How We Felt by Team Funwolf

3rd Place: Best Film of 2011

IBED Local 103 by Them Crooked Filmmakers

Required Elements

  • Character: Uncle Hank or Aunt Henrietta
  • Prop: a chess piece
  • Line: "I didn't see that coming."

Audience Favorite: Group A

How We Felt by Team Funwolf

Audience Favorite: Group B

Little Eyes by Beyond Measure productions

Audience Favorite: Group C

one step forward by spanky and the king

Audience Favorite: Group D

Dating Tips for the Modern Woman by Charles River Swimming and Diving Team

Audience Favorite: Group E

ex-man by First Thursday Films

Audience Favorite: Group F

IBED Local 103 by Them Crooked Filmmakers

Best Writing

Song & Dance by In the Car Media

Honorable Mentions
IBED Local 103 by Them Crooked Filmmakers
Rook by Chouhood Productions

Best Editing

one step forward by spanky and the king

Best Directing

one step forward by spanky and the king

Best Cinematography

one step forward by spanky and the king

Best Musical Score

Jason Jordan A PATH THROUGH FIRE by MMM

Adam Schwartz Rook by Chouhood Productions

Best Actor

John Walker Dating Tips for the Modern Woman by Charles River Swimming and Diving Team

Best Actress

Hannah Foell How We Felt by Team Funwolf

Best Ensemble Acting

Song & Dance by In the Car Media

Best Special Effects

King's Gambit by Moose Films

Best Use of Character

IBED Local 103 by Them Crooked Filmmakers

Best Use of Prop

King's Gambit by Moose Films

Best Use of Line

Dating Tips for the Modern Woman by Charles River Swimming and Diving Team

Best Use of Genre

Little Eyes by Beyond Measure productions

Rook by Chouhood Productions

2011 Film List

  • 48 to the 10th by Crazed Weasel Entertainment

    A team that has participated in the 48HFP since the begiining celebrates it's 10th anniversary...to disasterous results.

  • A PATH THROUGH FIRE by MMM

    Love survives in a time or war

  • Dating Tips for the Modern Woman by Charles River Swimming and Diving Team

    A 50's style PSA helping today's ladies navigate the treacherous waters of the modern dating scene.

  • ex-man by First Thursday Films

    A sad day at SuperHero Administrative Head Quarters.

  • How We Felt by Team Funwolf

    A young couple falls apart in the days leading up to a national tragedy.

  • IBED Local 103 by Them Crooked Filmmakers

    The evil doers of Boston joinf forces foe better health benefits and wages

  • King's Gambit by Moose Films

    In an effort to win the girl, a chess team captain gets his band back together in order to play a special song at her Sweet 16 Birthday Party.

  • Little Eyes by Beyond Measure productions

    The innocence of childhood allows a young girl to look beyond the material and find joy in the inner beauty of one misunderstood

  • one step forward by spanky and the king

    where will life take you next?

  • Rook by Chouhood Productions
  • Song & Dance by In the Car Media
  • The Rook by Keyes Productions

    An unconventional superhero comes to terms with the limitations of his powers as he fights to keep his son in his life.

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