Philadelphia, Pennsylvania October 16 - 18, 2020

Announcing the Winners

After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films for the US Virtual 48HFP Eastern Mid. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.

And a special Congratulations to the team Peanut Butter Gang from Philadelphia, whose film, "Slick," took home 3rd Place Best Film!

And the Award Winners are...

BEST FILM
"Stalk It Out" by 3 Boys, 2 Hearts, 1 Camera (Columbus)

2nd Place Best film
"Wanna See A Movie?" by Delicious Grapes (Cincinnati)

3rd Place Best Film
"Slick" by Peanut Butter Gang (Philadelphia)

Audience Choice Award
"Wanna See A Movie?" by Delicious Grapes (Cincinnati)

Best Writing
"Wanna See A Movie?" by Delicious Grapes (Cincinnati)

Best Editing
"Stalk It Out" by 3 Boys, 2 Hearts, 1 Camera (Columbus)

Best Cinematography
"Slick" by Peanut Butter Gang (Philadelphia)

Best Directing
"Wanna See A Movie?" by Delicious Grapes (Cincinnati)

Best Acting Ensemble
"Wanna See A Movie?" by Delicious Grapes (Cincinnati)

Best Actress
Anna Dominguez as “Laura” in “They said it couldn't be done" by COLMANLAND (Columbus)

Best Actor
Hayden Johnson as “Lance” in “Stalk It Out" by 3 Boys, 2 Hearts, 1 Camera (Columbus)

Best Supporting Actor

Mitchell Tomasetti as “Lance” in "Wanna See A Movie?" by Delicious Grapes (Cincinnati)

Best Sound Design
"Stalk It Out" by 3 Boys, 2 Hearts, 1 Camera (Columbus)

Best Original Score
"Pharsecs of Our Space Lives" by GWAP Getta Billzzz (Columbus)

Best Musical Score
"Slick" by Peanut Butter Gang (Philadelphia)

Best Graphics
"Slick" by Peanut Butter Gang (Philadelphia)

Best Costumes
"Pharsecs of Our Space Lives" by GWAP Getta Billzzz (Columbus)

Best Use of Character
"Clean Plate Club" by The Cynical Brothers (Cincinnati)

Best Use of Prop
"Nuts and Bolts" by Tiger Jockey (Philadelphia)

Best Use of Line of Dialogue
"Pharsecs of Our Space Lives" by GWAP Getta Billzzz (Columbus)

Congratulations to these filmmakers and to everyone who made a film in 48 hours!


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A special THANK YOU to our Judging Panel:


KC Cory — Editor and Filmmaker based in Portland, OR whose recent film, Bodies Like Oceans, has screened SFDocFest, Seattle Queer Film Festvial and New Orleans Film Festival where it won the audience award. KC has worked with the Cleveland International Film Festival, St. Louis International Film Festival, Citizen Jane Film Festival, and Mill Valley Film Festival in various roles.

Phillip Russell -- Cinematographer/Producer/Editor and Post Coordinator on HGTV's 100 Day Dream Home and truTV's Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes. Co-owner of the production company, Thursday Shoots LLC. Phil and Thursday Shoots' work has been featured at many film festivals and screening events both big and small, received awards, writeups, and has been watched online by at least two people who aren't any of their parents. Resides in New York, NY.

Kyle Snavely -- Senior Instructional Designer, EPAM Systems.  Festival Director for the Student Art Festival (STARTFEST) and Best Film Fest (BFF).  Past Producer of the Orlando 48 Hour Film Project (2015-2018), and Host of Filmapalooza 2018 and 2020. Studied Cinematography, Film Production, and Entertainment Business at Full Sail University.  Resides in Charlotte, NC.


Many, many thanks to our esteemed judging panel.  Their dedication to reviewing the US Virtual 48HFP films and making tough decisions is much appreciated!

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Required Elements

  • Character: Laura or Lance Munstead, Waiter
  • Prop: A sealed envelope
  • Line: ""And they said it couldn't be done." OR "And they said it could not be done.""

Premiere Screenings

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Participating Teams

  • Bruzzese Films Georgeanne Bruzzese
  • Henry Homestead Productions Kennedy McCourt
  • Ipsamune Studios Zario DeCola-Heller
  • K. Michael Khalid Michael
  • Peanut Butter Gang Mason Coburn
  • Pennsylvania People Jason Taylor
  • Tiger Jockey Ryan Shriver
  • Trustus Jesse R

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