The Richmond 48 Hour Film Project is Back and Better than Ever!
Twenty-nine filmmaking teams from Richmond and beyond accepted the challenge to write, shoot and edit a short film in only 48 hours this past weekend for the 17th Annual Richmond 48 Hour Film Project, part of the largest filmmaking competition in the world that takes place in over 100 cities internationally! Twenty-eight teams turned in films, and you can see their world premieres on Sunday, July 23 at Bow Tie Movieland at Boulevard Square, 1301 N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard. Screening are:
Monarch Productions, Elizabeth Bryant – “Bananas for Benevolence: A Twist of Fate”
Jackson Studios, Armyni Jasper Jackson – “Whatchu Won’t Do”
Son of an Underdog, Will Sidaros – “Hit & Split”
The Bloodline, John Zalubski – “Interstate Restroom Service”
[REDACTED], David Freeman – “Fore”
Black Coral, Caroline Hubert – “Call of the Wild”
Life&Death, Cevonte Burwell – “Terms and Conditions”
Proper Productions, Christopher A. Okamuro – “Monkey Business: An Ape P.I. Mystery”
Some Local Industry Professionals, Kit Marston – “Three Ring Bind”
The Weather Machine, Rachel Weatherly -“Internal Audit”
Rapid Industrial Arts, Ian Bailey – “Death Collector”
Star Gazers Production, Co., James Shiels – “Red River”
Mental Props, Lauren C Unger – “A Shark Tale”
Reel RVA Productions, Paris Lape – “Everyone Must Pay”
Lens Breakers, Sebastian Barbaran – “Deception”
OA JET, Jasmine Alexandria Elmore – “Relinquish”
Fourth Floor Films, Michael Crouch – “Big Banana”
Cold Sweatshirt Productions, Hannah Marie Riggs – “The Hike”
Feridon Terry Productions, Feridon Efraim Terry – “Vetiti Fructus”
TiKi Design, Christine Marie Kirby – “Mundane”
My Uncle Derek, Will Barker – “Hyperkalemia”
FRENCHY WATERS, Chris Austin – “Just a Little Micro”
Nuts and Boltz, Laurie Ann Vines – “Growing Young”
Media Offline, Aaron Crocker – “Quantum Conundrum”
POWER UP, Andy Myers – “Death and Taxes”
The State Werx, Michael Cunningham – “That One Time in Cibola…”
Renegades of Funk, Vincent James Cannizzaro – “Social Contract”
Holly Cherry, Kenton P Gordon – “Counterfeit”
Each screening will be followed by Audience Choice voting and a brief filmmaker Q&A.
Tickets are on sale for $12 per screening group in advance, or $15 on the day of the shows. There is a high probability of sellout for this very popular event, so we recommend securing yours early!
Which film will win Best of Richmond and move on to compete against over 100 winning films from around the world at Filmapalooza, our grand finale, in Lisbon, Portugal in March 2024?
If you missed your opportunity to participate in this year’s 48, we do it all over again in October for the Richmond 48 Hour HORROR Film Project!