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9 TH ANNUAL
MAY 11-17
2015
Little Rock Film Festival’s 48 Hour Film Project wraps up another successful year

Little Rock Film Festival’s 48 Hour Film Project wraps up another successful year

Words / Jordan Ash – The Idle Class Every year, much like in all the other cities all over the country, teams in Little Rock come together for a sleepless weekend of movie making – the 48 Hour Film Project. Once the teams have picked their genre from a random draw, they have exactly 48 hours to write, film, edit and submit a completed film no longer than seven minutes. Since the last few years there has been a steady increase in the number of registering teams. While some are 48HFP veterans the others are new and eager filmmakers ready to expose and showcase their creativity while practicing their craft. After the team draws their genre they must work to write and create a film including the three elements given to them by the judges: main character’s name, a certain prop and a line of dialogue. All must be included in the film in order for it to be eligible. This year, the name of the character was Andy/Annie Benoit who has to be a plumber. The prop was a horn. And the line of dialogue to be included was, ” Tell me the truth.” The result – some of the craziest and funnest moments in the making. The Little Rock Film Festival’s 48HFP this year in Little Rock was held over the weekend of August 16-18. The premiere screenings will be held on the weekend of August 29-31 at 7pm at the Bank of America building (fourth floor), located at 200 W. Capitol Avenue in Li        I squeezed in an opportunity to speak with a...