The 48 Hour Film Project

The Houston 48 Hour Film Project

See below for 2011 results.
For more information on 2014, click here...

The Judges Have Spoken!

Our panel of judges has made its decision. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners!

Best Use of Character [tie]
"Neverclear" by Hot Pixel Action!
"The Super Family" by Xyro Productions

Best Use of Prop
"Mortal Love" by Pictish Productions
Honorable Mention: "Borderline" by Team Jungle Cats

Best Use of Line
"Plushicity" by 4th Collective
Honorable Mention: "The Brothers Keenan" by DGC Productions
Honorable Mention: "Chasers" by DFS Productions

Best Use of Genre [tie]
"Cold War" by Moonlite Filmwerks
"Kidfellas" by Cat Savers
Honorable Mention: "The Man Upstairs" by F5 Monkey Films
Honorable Mention: "Phil'sFilm.com" by InTown Digital
Honorable Mention: "Super D and Mr. Duck" by Seal Team Ocho

Most Dirty Words Spoken By Puppets
"Plushicity" by 4th Collective

Most Improved
"Family Settings" by Raven Films

Best Death By Sausage
"Company Retreat" by Voodoo Studios

Creepiest Villian
"Trespassers" by The Gobo Gang

Most Elaborate Death Scenes
"Miss Read" by Fun Size Films

Best Costumes [tie]
"The Brothers Keenan" by DGC Productions
"The Wrong Stuff" by Earth Sandwich
Honorable Mention: "The Best Detective in Town" by Purple Wizard

Best Choreography
"Touched: A Dance Troupe's Journey" by The Artist Factory

Best Special Effects [tie]
"Neverclear" by Hot Pixel Action!
"The Super Family" by Xyro Productions
Honorable Mention: "The Briefcase" by Complete S.O.B
Honorable Mention: "Dog Food" by Jamanta Media

Best Graphics
"Plushicity" by 4th Collective

Best Sound Design
"Neverclear" by Hot Pixel Action!
Honorable Mention: "Cold War" by Moonlite Filmwerks

Best Musical Score
"Kidfellas" by Cat Savers
Honorable Mention: "Borderline" by Team Jungle Cats
Honorable Mention: "Plushicity" by 4th Collective

Best Cinematography [tie]
"Cold War" by Moonlite Filmwerks
"Neverclear" by Hot Pixel Action!
Honorable Mention: "The Best Detective in Town" by Purple Wizard

Best Editing
"Neverclear" by Hot Pixel Action!
Honorable Mention: "Cold War" by Moonlite Filmwerks

Best Actress [tie]
Dorian Elektra in "Neverclear"
Shayla Bagir in "Cold War"

Best Actor [tie]
Al Fallick in "Neverclear"
Gerald Morris Sr in "Family Settings"

Best Ensemble Acting [tie]
"Kidfellas" by Cat Savers
"Neverclear" by Hot Pixel Action!
Honorable Mention: "Family Settings" by Raven Films

Best Writing [tie]
"Family Settings" by Raven Films
"Neverclear" by Hot Pixel Action!

Best Directing [tie]
"Kidfellas" by Cat Savers
"Neverclear" by Hot Pixel Action!
Honorable Mention: "Cold War" by Moonlite Filmwerks

Second Runner Up For Best Film
"Neverclear" by Hot Pixel Action!

Runner Up For Best Film
"Kidfellas" by Cat Savers

Best Film
"Cold War" by Moonlite Filmwerks


Audience Awards for the 48HFP

The audience has spoken! The following teams won the audience awards for their respective screenings. Congratulations!

Audience Award Winner: Group A [tie]
"Family Settings" by Raven Films
"Plushicity" by 4th Collective
Honorable Mention: "The Best Detective in Town" by Purple Wizard

Audience Award Winner: Group B
"Cold War" by Moonlite Filmwerks
Honorable Mention: "Drugrats" by 5aucy Cinema
Honorable Mention: "The Wrong Stuff" by Earth Sandwich

Audience Award Winner: Group C [tie]
"The Brothers Keenan" by DGC Productions
"Ding-Dang" by Shea(k) Down Productions
Honorable Mention: "A Lovely Afternoon" by Houston Film

Audience Award Winner: Group D
"Kidfellas" by Cat Savers
Honorable Mention: "Creating a Monster" by Irony Coast Productions
Honorable Mention: "Phil'sFilm.com" by InTown Digital


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Photo by Daniel Arizpe.

Elements

Character: Kevin or Katie Keenan, Graphic Designer
Prop: a bowl
Line of Dialogue: "I owe you an apology."



Best of Houston 48HFP DVD

While it's true the Houston 48HFP has come and gone for the year, there's no need to put those memories to rest. The 2011 DVD will help you cherish those movie magic moments for years to come.

This year's DVD will feature all of the films that made the Best Of and a few bonus films as well!! Check out the "required element" trailers to get a glimpse at what you're in store for.

Reserve your copy today to lock in the discounted rate of $20 (plus $5 S/H). No need to pay for it now. You will be emailed instructions on completing your purchase once the DVD is available.

2011 Trailers

It's Hard to Say "I'm Sorry"




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Screening Groups

Group A

Monday June 13 @ 7:00pm
Tuesday June 14 @ 9:30pm

4thCollective, Nicholas Urbano
Agori Koritsi Productions, Cimela Kidonakis
Canal St Films, Ramon Salinas
Complete S.O.B, Scott McWhirter
Dragon Sun Film, Sean Elder
Gobo Gang, Justin Back
Grand Studio One, Natasha Fissiak
InOurSity Films, Devon Lister
No Late Work Productions, Daniel Green
Pictish Productions, Anne LaBarbera
Project Illegal Films, Isaac Matute
Purple Wizard, Rachel Elsner
Raven Films, Alvin G. Morris
The Mayor of Cat Town, Blair Knowles

Group B

Tuesday June 14 @ 7:00pm
Wednesday June 15 @ 9:30pm

5aucey Cinema, Jack Bentele
Bad Wolf Productions, Jeffrey Black
Big Tree Group, Burley Sands
Cone Man Running, Christine Weems
Earth Sandwich, Lauren Tunnell
Fun Size Films, Elda Loesch
Heathen Pictures, Will Heath
Moonlite Filmwerks, Wayne Slaten
Morning Wood Productions, Cleo Dishmon
Seal Team Ocho, Michael Pennywark
Stavi Productions, Andrew Stavis
The Artist Factory, C J Brock
The Hooollldup Crew, Lascelles McCarthy III
The Reformers, Freddy Morales
Xyro Productions, Makena Buchanan

Group C

Wednesday June 15 @ 7:00pm
Thursday June 16 @ 9:30pm

Between Positions Productions, Jeff Henninger
D.F.S. Productions, Michael Allmon
Darque Vision Productions, Darius Darque
DGC Productions, Grant Carr
F5 Monkey Films, Tom Gandy
Houston Film, Mary Bly
Jamanta Media, Enrique Espinosa
mentatDUKE, Layi Babalola
RicOrnel Productions, Amelia Ornelas
Shea(k) Down Productions, Mark Lohr
Two Cent Productions, Joey Hancock
Voodoo Studios, Ron Reinoso
Wobbly, David Swearengin
Working Title, Michael Gilg

Group D

Monday June 13 @ 9:30pm
Thursday June 16 @ 7:00pm

Cat Savers, Nick Mann
Dead Horse Films, Todd Macek
Fevanando Productions, Fernando Trujano
Hot Pixel Action!, Tim and Norma Thomson
InTownDigital, JohnT Powell
Irony Coast Productions, Victor DiGiovanni
Low Carbs, Aravindh ragunathan
MixtioMedia, Raymond Tuquero
Perfect Time To Panic Productions, Steve Kennedy
Rubber Biscuits, Bobby Baham
Simply Red, Denise Boucher
SVN, Coleman Rink
team jungle cats, jensen yancey
Team Rocket, Nathaniel Kitchens