*Update - Winners Announced* Submissions In For 48 Hour Film Project Delhi

The 48 Hour Film Project is first and foremost the oldest and largest timed film competition in the world. It's also a wild and sleepless weekend in which you and a team write, shoot, edit and score a film, all in just 48 hours.

The project's mission is to advance filmmaking and promote filmmakers. The tight 48 hour deadline puts the focus squarely on the filmmaking, emphasising creativity and teamwork and “doing” instead of “talking.” The emphasis is also on building communities of local creative people, facilitating making new connections, showcasing skills, and celebrating what creativity and teamwork can accomplish in just one weekend.

In 2010, nearly 40,000 filmmakers made 3,000 films in 80 cities on five continents. This year, the project was even bigger and was the first time Delhi took part.

The way it works:

On Friday night, you get a character, a prop, a line of dialogue and a genre, all to include in your movie. 48 hours later, the 4-7 minute film must be complete. You are responsible for putting together a cast and crew, and getting equipment and anything else necessary to make a movie in just that weekend. Any team, regardless of skill level, is eligible to participate in the competition. It'll then be shown at a local theater, usually within the next week.

Delhi's submissions happened over the weekend of September 2-4. In total 50 teams took part with 35 completing the task on time, while 9 were late and 6 were no shows. The screening is due to take place at a yet undisclosed venue on 17-18. The 3 elements to be included were:

Character Veena or Vikram Singh - Security Guard
Prop: A diary
Line Of Dialogue: "I Love Delhi"

*Update: Winners*

Best Film
A Touching Story, Junkyard

Best Film- First Runner Up
Miss Reality, 5:1 & Birth of Death, Q

Best Film- First Runner Up
Off-White, Party Harder

Best Costumes
Shiny Shiny Balls, Heart Command

Best Musical Score
Miss Reality, 5:1 Films

HT Award for Best Use of Dialogue %u2018I Love Delhi' in an Excellent Film
A Touching Story, Junkyard

Best Use of Character (Vikram Singh or Veena Singh, Security Guard)
Miss Reality, 5:1 Films

Best Cinematography
Birth of Death, Q

Each Time the Door Closes, Phaltu Phillums
Lukka Chuppi, Chai Chapati Films

Best Acting (Male)
Abhishek Dubey- A Touching Story, Junkyard

Best Acting (Female)
Ayushi Negi- Birth of Death, Q

Best Editing
Miss Reality, 5:1 Films

Best Writing
A Touching Story, Junkyard
Flushback, LeoLibra

Best Direction
Birth of Death, Q

All eyes now are setting on Mumbai's 48 Hour Film Project, now in its 4th year, due to take place this November. All you filmmakers inspired and wanting to take part, head over here



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