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 Alternative Endings for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film The Trip will go on to represent Washington against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.
A veteran suffering from ptsd has a difficult day when confronted with an anti-war activist
A group of amature filmmakers make a 48 Hour Film about making a 48 Hour Film.
Special kids taking a day away
A time traveler from the future enlists his best friend to correct a defining moment from his past.
Topekan activist, Paul Franciosa, seeks frienship in an organization which outwardly appears to be nothing more than a passionate environmental group.
A young man lays it all on the line as he experiences the anxiety ridden tortures of pitching his dream to apathetic studio exec's.
Several people, including a married couple trying to rekindle the romance, and a swinger couple looking for action, attend a speed dating event and discover that true love is hard to find.
When a young girl stumbles upon an odd keepsake, she begins asking questions, unraveling her grandfather’s dark past one story at a time.
Misfit friends join arms with an enemy and succumb to their strange addiction together.
Returning from an Intergalactic peace mission, the crew has more than they bargained for.
Two best friends meet an attractive ocean activist and discover that they are all a bit obsessive about squid in very different ways.
When the world says no, one brave man says...wheeeeeeee!
A woman's hangry attitude drives away her friends. Or does it?
Democracy Ain't Easy...
Global warming's a bitch.
Remy loves board games and his first love is chess, but his new roomie has a different idea of game night.
A picture-perfect couple.
Exploring the thin lines between sexual attraction and sexual harassment, four young adults debate the ethics of cat-calling.
A mother trying to keep hope alive instead of grieving her loss
After losing a civil war, a group of activists holed up in an office building are greeted by a bounty hunter from the enemy side.
The calm before the storm.
A soon-to-be mother seeks respite among her friends, only to find herself imperiled by those closest to her.
If life is passing you by, why worry about the wifi?
A baby sister ruins guys weekend with two uninvited guests.
A mockumentary set in the distant future about a group of government employees working at the federal agency tasked with the prevention of moon rock erosion across the galaxies.
Moving in and moving on.
My brother has a big head
A young man can change his past but the outcomes are not as he expected...
Baby fights back from a Carjacking
This Summer, Check Your Privilege at The Door
App developer navigates a strange new workplace and his on morality.
Mark and Sara reassess their relationship after a car ride.
A troubled actress is given the chance to return to the screen, but demons from her past resurface.
A story about a young woman and her unusual relationship with her father.
There's a new "sherriff" in town, and there is no shame in his game.
Phyllis's office's baby shower gets out of hand when a simple game becomes competitive. Deadly competitive.
Miranda finds the wrong Paul. Or does she?
Vengeance has never been more justified.
When faced with a life-threatening illness, a career assassin takes matters into her own hands and chooses her successor.
Paula's emotional rant about the big avocado industry inspires some changes, in her and the law.
After protesting skyrocketing banana prices Paul and Paula are harassed by the banana industry
All star 48 Hour Film team almost falls apart, but succeeds in the end.
The boss is always right. Employee trying to get something for his boss's birthday unfortunate events occur.
After entering the wrong car, a tourist is taken along for a ride with a dangerous group.
A man who hurts himself and has an out of mind experience which changes his opinion on an certain topic.
Detective Red Herrington solves the murder of former track star, Linda Tuttle.
Best friends Abby and Caleb have major life changes afoot: Abby is preparing to go off to college and Caleb is adjusting to the world of the recently deceased.
Which comes first? Money? Family? Honesty? All will be revealed in the end.
An exciting sneak peek into the eventual sequel to Sting 2: Get Stung
Faced with budget constraints, a college president devises several competitions for the faculty in the School of the Arts to determine which two departments will be eliminated, or else she will lose her own job.
In the near future, a widower who longs to see his wife again must risk his future to revisit the past where he may once again experience the most special day of their lives together.
The Grandparents are coming to visit.
Two people must deliver a mysterious package to a reclusive professor obsessed with the paranormal.
Will a distraught mother and father ever find their son?
The Airbnb of ugly friends, the Tinder of better wing-girl choices.
Getting settled can be unsettling.
Can you spare a few minutes?...oof
A older babysitter struggles to find things in common with a group of teenage girls who, it turns out, are struggling to find things in common with each other.
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.