Judging & Prizes How It Works

Judging Criteria 48 Hour Film CineKid Project

In the past our panels of judges have included film critics, producers, actors, and other filmmakers.

Considerations For Best Film

  • Artistic Merit (story, creativity, entertainment, etc.) - 45%
  • Technical Merit - 30%
  • Adherence to the Assignment - 25%

Audience Award

All films, on-time and late, are eligible for the Audience Award, which is determined by audience ballot at the premiere screenings in each city.

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Prizes Coming Soon 48 Hour Film CineKid Project

We're still putting the finishing touches on the official prize package for The 48 Hour Film CineKid Project 2017.

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