2017 48 Hour Film Entry: Post Factor

2017 was our seventh 48 Hour Film Project campaign, and the fifth time we tried a Kickstarter campaign to raise some money to fund the film. We again set out with the same $700 goal that seems to work for us. 19 backers contributed an average of $65 apiece to launch us to our third largest total ($1241). As expected, most of our backers were folks who've backed our projects before, but we also attracted a few newbies (including a complete stranger from Nashville and another mysterious big-time backer who would not reveal his or her identity). Such an amazing feeling every year to have the support from everyone, thanks to those who pitched in.

 

Two Proof Films: The 2017 48 Hour Film Project -- Kicktraq Mini

 

Our movie is set to screen Saturday July 15th, 2017 at 7:30pm at the AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring, MD.

2016 48 Hour Film Entry: Two For One

2016 was our sixth 48 Hour Film Project campaign, and the fourth time we tried a Kickstarter campaign to raise some money to fund the film. The battle-tested $700 goal was deemed just enough to get us to our minimums. Naturally, 22 people proceeded to get us to a much more comfortable level, pledging $1218. The generosity of our returning backers (along with a couple of newbies) brings us great joy every year.

 

Two Proof Films: The 2016 48 Hour Film Project -- Kicktraq Mini

 

Our movie was screened Friday May 6th, 2016 at 9:45pm at the AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring, MD.

 

On May 19, 2016 we were honored to learn that the film had been selected as one of 20 films to be included in the "Best of DC" re-screening on May 26, 2016. Then, at the re-screening, we were overjoyed to learn that "She Didn't Tell Me" took the award for Best Song.

 

This is our second movie to have its own IMDB page.

 

Click here to see the Director's Cut of "Two For One".

2015 48 Hour Film Entry: Unmasked

2015 was our fifth 48 Hour Film Project campaign, and the third time we tried a Kickstarter campaign to raise some money to fund the film. The 2014 goal of $700 was deemed just enough to get us to our minimums. Naturally, 21 people proceeded to double that goal exactly, pledging $1400. The generosity of our family, friends and a couple of charitable strangers continues to leave us flabbergasted.

 

Two Proof Films: The 2015 48 Hour Film Project -- Kicktraq Mini

 

Our movie was screened Saturday May 9th, 2015 at 9:45pm at the AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring, MD. At the end of the screening, there was a contest to see which of the 12 teams in attendance had the most spirit. Ours was the largest, most spirited (i.e. "loudest") team, so we won the Spirit Award for Screening Group F.

 

This meant we were in the running to win the title of Spirit Award Grand Champion. All we needed was for our picture as posted on Facebook to get more likes than any other screening group by Friday May 15th, 2015 at 8pm. Our friends and family obliged once again, blasting us to the title.

 

A few hours later, we were honored to learn that the film had been selected as one of 24 films to be included in the "Best of DC" re-screening on May 29, 2015.

 

It used to be that IMDB did not list films created for the 48 Hour Film Project, but at some point this rule must have been relaxed. As a result, this is our first movie to have its own IMDB page.

 

Click here to see the Director's Cut of "Unmasked".

2014 48 Hour Film Entry: The Opening

2014 was our fourth 48 Hour Film Project campaign, and the second time we tried a Kickstarter campaign to raise some money to fund the film. We applied some of the lessons we learned as part of last year's campaign, adjusting our goal to $700. Naturally, 25 people proceeded to destroy even that loftier goal, pledging $1301 (after counting two unofficial donations).

 

Two Proof Films: The 2014 48 Hour Film Project -- Kicktraq Mini

 

Our movie was screened Friday May 9th, 2014 at 9:45pm at the AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring, MD.

 

For 2014, we compiled a sortable webpage with links to the other DC films (the ones we've located anyway).

 

Click here to see the Director's Cut of "The Opening".

2013 48 Hour Film Entry: Left

2013 was our third 48 Hour Film Project campaign, and the first time we tried a Kickstarter campaign to raise some money to fund the film. We asked for $350 and 21 people blew that out of the water (pledging $1075).

 

Two Proof Films: The 2013 48 Hour Film Project -- Kicktraq Mini

 

Our movie was screened Thursday May 9th, 2013 at 9:30pm at the AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring, MD.

 

Two weeks later, we were honored to find out that the film had received the award for "Best Music".

 

Click here to see the Director's Cut of "Left".

2012 48 Hour Film Entry: The Quota

2012 was our second 48 Hour Film Project campaign. Our team more than doubled in size, we added a second camera to the mix, and we took stock of our 2011 notes so we wouldn't make the same mistakes. We decided to make some of those mistakes again.

 

Our movie was screened Thursday May 10th, 2012 at 7:00pm at the AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring, MD.

 

Click here to see the Director's Cut of "The Quota".

2011 48 Hour Film Entry: Taught

On Friday April 29th, 2011 at 7pm, our six-person team was given a character, prop, line of dialogue and genre.

 

48 hours (and 25 minutes) later, we were handing in a flash drive containing our 7-minute film incorporating those elements - just minutes before the 7:30pm deadline.

 

Our movie was screened Friday May 6th, 2011 at 9:30pm at the AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring, MD.

 

We were very honored to learn that the film had been selected as one of 26 films to be included in the "Best of DC" re-screening on May 26, 2011.

 

Click here to see "Taught" (with some audio fixes).