WFA 48-Hour Film Challenge! And the winners are …..

Winter Film Awards is pleased to announce the winners of our 2nd Annual 48-Hour Film Challenge!   What would YOU do if you were randomly assigned a film genre, a tagline from Ghostbusters and a Gray Line New York Sightseeing Bus? Could you make an awesome short film in just 48 hours?

Thank you to everyone who braved the atrocious weather to come to our screening!  And, thank you to our sponsors for their generous donations: Gray Line New York, B&H Photo, Ride of Fame, IndieFlix, ZacutoSmartPhocus, Nito Inc, Jungle Software, West Side Rifle & Pistol Range, NY Action Actors Academy, Indoor Extreme Sports, Pole Position Raceway, DSC Labs, Chelsea Piers and Trapeze School NY!

And the winners are …

Best Picture: The Carrier

Team:  Veteran Productions,  Genre: Action, Cop, Spy

Winning team receives …

Fan Favorite: As Time Goes By

Team: ESW Productions,  Genre: Science Fiction

Winning team receives …

First Runner Up: Crest Fallen

Team: Grape Dutches of York,  Genre: Action, Cop, Spy

Winning team receives …

Honorary Award: The Apt Aint Big Enuff

Team: Film Repertory Group,  Genre: Western or Musical

Winning team receives …

Special Mention: Lilly Bell

Team: The Oddity Concept,  Genre: Action, Cop, Spy
The Oddity Concept is a team of 8th Graders making their very first film. Erica Marney, director/cinematographer, received her camera the day before the challenge and she’d never edited a film before. Her actors were all first-timers as well. Keep an eye on her — in 10 years, we’ll be watching her accept her Best Director Oscar!

Winter Film Awards congratulates all of our competitors on their amazing work!
Visit our YouTube Playlist to view all of our teams’ films!


About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Posted on December 15, 2013, in 48-Hour Film Challenge, Events, Press Releases and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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