The 48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project

See below for 2006 results.
For more information on 2016, 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 Minneapolis winners!

Best Use of Character (Frank/Frankie Mooney - DJ)
"Franked, but Fine" (Film de Femme) by Hurl Bert's Players, Dann Hurlbert

Best Use of Prop (A Wallet)
"Stairwell C" (Historical Fiction/Period Piece) by Vaughn Juares, Bridget McGrath

Best Use of Line of Dialogue ("Thanks for your help. Thanks alot.")
"Dangerous Proximity" (Spy) by Central Services, Joe Martin

Best Costumes
"Half Trick Pony" (Drama) by Team Test!, Ben Krueger

Best Sound Design
"Stairwell C" (Historical Fiction/Period Piece) by Vaughn Juares, Bridget McGrath

Best Special Effects
"Subversion" (Spy) by Stay Awesome, Abby Stavig & Josh Thacker

Best Graphics [tie]
"Ace of Clubs" (Musical or Western) by I Want In..., Brian Prom
"Yummy Girl" (Comedy) by Floor Zero, Kristin Johnson

Best Musical Score
"Conversion Van" (Road Movie) by Humble Fling, Michael Scholtz

Best Cinematography
"Dangerous Proximity" (Spy) by Central Services, Joe Martin

Best Editing
"Delivered" (Spy) by Collision Pictures, Adam Fielitz

Best Writing
"Blind Date" (Film de Femme) by Movie club, Matt Houchin

Best Acting Ensemble
"Burnout Trail" (Comedy) by Climaxx Pictures, Jeremy Wilker

Best Acting Individual Character
"Captured" (Detective/Cop) by Blank Scene Films, Sam Heyn (David Tufford as "Bill")

Best Directing
"Stairwell C" (Historical Fiction/Period Piece) by Vaughn Juares, Bridget McGrath

"Dangerous Proximity" (Spy) by Central Services, Joe Martin
"Stairwell C" (Historical Fiction/Period Piece) by Vaughn Juares, Bridget McGrath
(Vaughn Juares will represent Minneapolis in future competitions)

Audience Awards for the Minneapolis 48HFP

The audience has spoken!

Audience Award Winner: Group A
"Blind Date" (Film de Femme), Movie club, producer Matt Houchin

Audience Award Winner: Group B
"Captured" (Detective/Cop), Blank Scene Films, producer Sam Heyn

Audience Award Winner: Group C
"Dangerous Proximity" (Spy), Central Services, producer Joe Martin

Audience Award Winner: Group D
"Stuff’d" (Silent Film), Sleepy Eye, producers Andrew Hunt / Jason Lauche

Audience Award Winner: Group E
"Subversion" (Spy), Stay Awesome, producers Abby Stavig / Josh Thacker

Congratulations to all of our award winners and everyone who made a film in just 48 hours!

Minneapolis Filmmaker Blog

Want to hear about the Minneapolis 48HFP from the filmmakers themselves? Then check out the Minneapolis 48HFP Filmmaker Blog, where Minneapolis 48HFP participants tell us stories of their wild weekend of filmmaking.

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Photo by Ryan Strandjord


Character: Frank or Frankie Mooney, DJ
Prop: a wallet
Line of Dialogue: "Thanks for your help. Thanks a lot.”

Minneapolis Teams

1 in 10 Films, Eric Mueller
10% Movie, Alex Kuznetsov
Action In The Can Film Makers, Joe Bigalke
Anamorphix, producer Jatin Setia
Arcus Productions, Jesse Gangl
Banana Factory Productions, producer Karl Ott
Bassett Creek Productions, Bill Cooper
Better Productions, INC., James Wenner
Black Monkey, Jaclyn Evert
Blank Scene Films, Sam Heyn
Blue Ribbon Production, Bruce Backlund
Central Services, Joe Martin
Chiaroscuro Productions, Conrad Workman
Climaxx Productions, Jeremy Wilker
Collision Pictures, Adam Fielitz
DBA Productions, Catherine Campion
Erm Bruff Films, Joel Holden
Exogesis Filmwerks, Vincent Rosso
Floor Zero, Kristin Johnson
HEM Productions, Roger Bindl
Humble Fling, Mike Scholtz
Hurl Bert’s Players, Dann Hurlbert
I Want In..., Brian Prom
Itchy Menace Productions, John Lundquist
Last Minute Productions, Damian Walker
Let’s Hit .406, Robin Decaire
Lophead Productions, producer Daniel Schneidkraut
LucyCollecteD, Justin Davis
Movie Club, Matt Houchin
MSB DV, Wayne Johnson, Shane Nelson
Prime Productions, Ryan Taylor
Ride or Die, Jared Nilles
Sleepy Eye, Andrew Hunt
Smoke & Mirrors, Jeremy Cottrell
Snarling & Vicious Productions, Rusty Detty
Spontaneous Productions, Inc., Chad Allen
Snapko Productions, producer Jacob Perron Stay Awesome, Josh Thacker
Team Bull, Matt Gibson
Team Woodbury 10, producer Nathan Block
Test!, Ben Krueger
The Arm, Stephen Eakin
The Greek Squad, Alex Barbatsis
The Hi-Def Chefs, Nick Hillyard
The Kuntz Family FilmMakers, Jesse Kuntz
The North Waco 16, Richard Klatte
The Sixth Quarter, Brent Justice
The three wise men, Robb Ross
The vGang, Joseph Jolton
To Be Determined, Kara Bancroft
Triple 20 Entertainment, Brian Walstad
Trivial Productions, producer Brian Dickson
Untaimed, Jeffrey Miller
Vaughn Juares, Bridget McGrath
Wafer Thin Productions, Rick Beddoe
Watergate Pictures, Ben Katz, Will Vincent
Ziegler Productions, Nathan Ziegler