Film and TV

Five 48 Hour Film Project Denver films

Last weekend, more than fifty teams of local filmmakers wrote, shot and edited entire film in 48 hours. Oh, and in case that wasn't enough of a challenge, the film they made had to be in a genre selected at random, and incorporate a line of dialogue and prop that was selected for them at the last minute.

Impressive, no? This was the latest iteration of the long-running 48 Hour Film Project, an international event that forces filmmakers to think on the fly, work under brutal conditions and, most of all, get things done fast. Believe it or not, the results are often pretty damn impressive, even if viewers aren't aware of the constraints under which the filmmakers were working. This Sunday, you can see results of the latest effort at the 48 Hour Film Project Premiere Screenings at the Gothic Theatre. To prepare, here's a selection of five of the best films from last year.

See also - Event: 48 Hour Film Project Premiere Screenings - News: Creep meets money goal, plans to start filming - Shoot Colorado wants to help set the scene for local filmmakers

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Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games.
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