48 Hour Film Project-Detroit announces a lengthy list of winners

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In what can best be described an exciting award show, the 48 Hour Film Project-Detroit announced Tuesday, August 14 the winners in their latest film challenge.  There were some 51 film crews entered for this event and of these there were awards given in categories as diverse as Best Use of a Drone, Best Costumes,  and Best Choreography.

Of the genres assigned to the participating groups,  there were 26 including everything from Action/Adventure to Film de Femme, Sci-fi, Western and others.

With other awards given for Best Film, Audience Choise and Best Use of a Line, Best Use of Character and Best Use of Prop,  it seems as though there were awards for almost everyone who entered.  Congratulations to all who did and won.

Of those who entered the 48 Hour Film Project: Detroit this year,  Johnny Flynn’s Courageous Lion Cinema took second place (with WSF Productions winning Best Film, and 52 Scripts placing 3rd) .  Johnny Flynn has placed high year after year since we started following the 48 Hour Film Project: Detroit.   Again, congrats to all.

As described on The 48 Hour Film Project website:
The 48 Hour Film Project-Detroit is a wild and sleepless weekend in which you and a team make a movie – write, shoot, and edit – in just 48 hours. On Friday night, teams draw a genre from a hat. They are then given a character, prop and line to include in their films. On Sunday night, in a wild dash to the drop off event, the film is turned in – and teams celebrate. The film is then screened at a local theater in front of an audience of filmmakers, friends and families.

The films screen to sold-out audiences in every city visited. Of course the filmmakers, actors, family and friends are there to enthusiastically support the premiere of the weekend’s work. Add to that supporters of the local film community, and discriminating viewers who want to see something new—something raw and alive—are there to feel the creative energy and you can see why the 48 Hour Film Project plays to sold out crowds.

Here is the complete list of winners the 48 Hour Film Project-Detroit event’s winners :

Here is the official list of winning films. Congrats everyone!!

Best Film “Motorcoach”- WSF Productions
2nd Place “Lizard of Dogs”-Courageous Lion Cinema
3rd Place “The Mirror of Tindaire’-52 Scripts

Audience Choice Group A “Lost Possessions”-Lights, Camera, Average
Audience Choice Group B “Lizard of Dogs”- Courageous Lion Cinema
Audience Choice Group C “Kids These Days”-DETROIT GOATS
Audience Choice Group D “The Mirror of Tindaire”-52 Scripts

Best Use of Line “Just Call It Luck”-Reel Clever Films
Best Use of Character “Motorcoach”- WSF Productions
Best Use of Prop “The Mirror of Tindaire”-52 Scripts

Best Director Grace Winters, “Murky Waters”-DCDS School of Film
Best Writing “Motorcoach”-WSF Productions
Best Editing “Low Road”-Rebel Pictures
Best Cinematography “Motorcoach”- WSF Productions
Best Sound Design “Lizard of Dogs”-Courageous Lion Cinema
Best Actor Dan Dobrovich, “Kazooka Joe”-DEaD JaMmer
Best Actress Sarah Matthews, “The Mirror of Tindaire”-52 Scripts
Best Use of Drone “Imperial Heist”-Team Name Films
Best Costumes “Lizard of Dogs”-Courageous Lion Cinema
Best Hair and Makeup “Lizard of Dogs”-Courageous Lion Cinema
Best Score “Meat”-Bat Boiz
Best Choreography “Jasmine Parsley”-Phantom Squirrel
Best Special Effects “Lizard of Dogs”-Courageous Lion Cinema
Best Graphics “Motorcoach”-WSF Productions

BEST IN GENRE
Action/Adventure “50 Layers of Cake”-Ace High Productions
Film de Femme “Murky Waters”-DCDS School of Film
Superhero “Bad Fruit”-Pardi Productions
Sci Fi “Eighter”-WOOT!
School Drama “By Tomorrow”-EIEIOlsen“By Tomorrow”-EIEIOlsen
Road Movie “Low Road”-Rebel Pictures
Sports Film Best Film “Motorcoach”- WSF Productions
Horror TIE “Lost Possessions”-Lights, Camera, Average
“Smile”-Cardboard Camera Productions
Time Travel “Moderation”-Fantastic Four
Spy/Espionage “The U Man”-Creativity
Film Noir “.177 Caliber Breakfast”-Thought Adjuster
Disaster Film “Creek”-Ironark Films
Western “Desolare” Newave
Dark Comedy “Kids These Days”-DETROIT GOATS
Fantasy “Lizard of Dogs”-Courageous Lion Cinema
Period Piece “Nectar”-Leave The Light On Films
Fish Out Of Water “Pool Games” Detroit Blue Light District
Mystery “Morcilla” Nice Shirt Media
Coming of Age “Coming of Rage” Holiday Park Productions
Romance “Gangster Love” Detroit Film Studios
Family Film “Living the Dream” Good Harbor Blue
Generation Gap “The Thigh Master” Multiversal Pictures
Thriller/Suspense “Variant” Ruby Martini
Music Film “Kazooka Joe” DEaD JaMmer
Silent Film “Meat” Bat Boiz

From here the winners will move on to compete in Filmapalooza 2019 Paris, France where they will compete with the other first place winners from throughout the world.

The 48 Hour Film Project is bringing the Horror 48HFP back to Detroit! November 2-4. Registration will be open soon, so stayed tuned. Follow the 48 Hour Film Project-Detroit here

Or if you have questions,  refer to their website.

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