THE SCI-FI-LONDON 48 HOUR

FILM

CHALLENGE

NEXT CHALLENGE: 2024 tba

BELOW ARE THE WINNING FILMS FOR THE 2023 CHALLENGE

1ST PLACE

2ND PLACE

3RD PLACE

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS AND SEE YOU IN 2024.

Below is the 2023 #sfl48hr shortlist.

 TEAM                                    TITLE                  .

 BADGER WAY                   THE NIGHT AFTER

NEVER COMING BACK      WORLDS COLLIDE

NIGHTPIECE MEDIA          LATE NIGHT SHOW

ZYCAKE&NOOR                  WHITES OF THEIR EYES

THE MOTLEY CREW          SOMEWHERE

THE JUNGLE                      FALLBACK

INSPIRED FUN                  TAKEN BACK

BULLET                              WATCHTOWER

MATT & VINCE                  A MILLION NUMBERS

TEAM 1242                        STOLEN THOUGHT

 

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Please welcome the members of the 2023 jury

suzie boavida

Suzie is Co-Founder of Magic Dust Visual Effects. Prior to Magic Dust, Suzie was Business Development Director for the Harry Potter Global Franchise Development team at Warner Bros.

amanda ray, mcsfo

Amanda Ray

Amanda is the organiser of the Atlanta Sci-fi Film Festival and Founder/ CEO of its parent company, MCSFO (the Multicultural Sci-fi Organization).

BEN LUMSDEN

Ben was previously at Andy Serkis’ The Imaginarium Studios, where his credits include Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Citizen. He joined Epic Games in 2017 to focus on the use of Unreal Engine in the world of media and entertainment.

CELIA POUZET

Celia is a film programmer for many international film festivals including IMAGINE, MOTELX and SYDNEY UNDERGROUND, FANTASIA, COURTS MAIS TRASH, OFFSCREEN and more.

Patricia Hetherington

Patricia has produced over 30 films and runs Action On The Side, a short film development project that make at least 4 films a year. She is also a BAFTA Albert producer.

Chee Keong Cheung

Chee is an award-winning writer, director and producer. He heads Distribution at Sovereign Film and is CEO of Action Xtreme, the first major action studio in the UK

MarBelle

MarBelle is the founder of independent film curation and interview platform Directors Notes.com, the independent film curation and interview platform formed in 2006

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Back in 2019, when we could meet and party, the 48hr awards were held at Stratford Picturehouse – check out this video chat with the 2019 winners.   

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What did you do this weekend?

There is no better thing you can do than take part in a 48hr challenge, ‘cos the worst than can happen is you’ll have made a film by Monday!

What happens once you enter?

At 11am (UK time) on that day,  we will send you the TITLE of the film you will make, a PROP list,  a line of DIALOGUE and an optional IDEA/THEME.  You then have until Monday to WRITE, SHOOT and DELIVER your complete 5-minute film.