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Winners of the 2021 New Haven 48 Hour Film Project Announced

13 Sep 2021 2:37 PM | Sophie Clark (Administrator)


     On Saturday, August 28th, the New Haven 48 Hour Film Project announced the winners of their eleventh annual film festival at a “best-of” screening and awards night hosted by the Bijou Theater in Bridgeport, CT. WIFVNE congratulates the award winners of this year’s New Haven 48HFP for their superb work, including the winner and runners-up of the WIFVNE-sponsored ‘Woman of the 48’ Award. Furthermore, WIFVNE would also like to recognize the dedication and hard work of all this year’s participants that made this festival possible. To find out more about the New Haven 48 Hour Film Festival, access their website via this link. To find a 48 Hour Film Festival near you, or to learn about the international organization which runs the New Haven 48s, use this link to the 48 Hour Film Project homepage.


Here is the list of award recipients, the films they made for this year’s festival, and their filmmaking teams:

WOMAN OF THE 48 AWARD - WINNER

  •  Tess Pellicano, Zap by Connecticut Filmworks

WOMAN OF THE 48 AWARD - HONORABLE MENTIONS 

  • Annalisa Boerner, Billion Dollar Maybe by Jabroni Studios

  • Tayler MacMillan, 'Beneath The Surface' with Jamie Hill by Cineslinger  


BEST FILM OF 2021:

 

  • 1ST PLACE - The Right Call by Newbreed Films

As the first-place winner, Newbreed Films’ ‘The Right Call’ will be representing the New Haven 48 Hour Film Project at Filmapalooza 2022, the international 48 Hour Film Project festival which exhibits the winning films from every host city. Winners of Filmapalooza are invited to showcase their films at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner.

  • 2ND PLACE - 'Beneath The Surface' with Jamie Hill by Cineslinger

  • 3RD PLACE - How They Met Themselves by West Haven Film Collective


AUDIENCE FAVORITES:

  • GROUP A - The Right Call by Newbreed Films

  • GROUP B - Zap by Connecticut Filmworks

  • GROUP C - Spring Brake by Mother Brain

BEST WRITING

  • Nosedive by The Graduate(s)

BEST EDITING

  • The Bechdel Test by Film Gawds

BEST DIRECTING

  • Reid Engwall & Brien Slate, 'Beneath The Surface' with Jamie Hill by Cineslinger

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Noah's Flood by Good, Bad and The Fugly

BEST SOUND DESIGN

  • The Right Call by Newbreed Films

BEST MUSIC

  • The Bechdel Test by Film Gawds

BEST SONG

  • Billion Dollar Maybe by Jabroni Studios

BEST ACTOR

  • Jeremy Sapadin, Again by 11 O'Clock Productions

BEST ACTRESS

  • Peyton Bristol, 'Beneath The Surface' with Jamie Hill by Cineslinger

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS

  • How They Met Themselves by West Haven Film Collective

BEST COSTUMES

  • Seek Aim Attain by Dutch Elm Disease

BEST MAKEUP

  • Lost, Unsound by Tired of People

THE REQUIRED ELEMENT & GENRE CHALLENGES:

  • BEST USE OF CHARACTER - Soleus by Falconeer Productions

  • BEST USE OF PROP - Seek Aim Attain by Dutch Elm Disease

  • BEST USE OF LINE - Who's Gonna Stop Me? by Blackbird Entertainment

  • BEST USE OF GENRE - The Right Call by Newbreed Films

BEST CAST

  • Nosedive by The Graduate(s)

BEST LATE OR DISQUALIFIED FILM

  • Behind The 8-Ball by JAZ Ensemble

MOST ICONIC SHOT OF NEW HAVEN

  • The Making of The Diaspora of a Rose by every one leaves new haven

MY CREW ROCKS

  • Isabelle Gasser, Seek Aim Attain by Dutch Elm Disease





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