Another year of i48 is in the books. Congratulations to all the filmmakers who participated in i48 this year!
Here are the award winners:
Best Use of Prop: “Who Robbed Robert Cardoza?” by UNBOXING BROS
Best Use of Dialogue: “Mystery of the Enchanted Eye” by BROAD OAK PRODUCTIONS
Best Use of Character: “Bubble Trouble” by HALF MILE HIGH
Best Sound/Music: “Climbing with the Cardozas” by HALL FILMS PRODUCTIONS
Best Cinematography: “Address Unknown” by TIN CAN STUDIOS
Best Actor: Ben Kemper as Dylan O’Roarke in “The Curious Case of the Purloined Painting” By MONKEY FU FILMS
Best Actress: Faith Chatraw as Flocculent Jones in “Normal” by ROCKET TO THE MOON
2 nd Best Film: “Address Unknown” by TIN CAN STUDIOS
Best Film: “Climbing with the Cardozas” by HALL FILMS PRODUCTIONS
Best Use of Prop: “Ghosted” by WANDHI
Best Use of Dialogue: “First Words” by BURLAP SACK PRODUCTIONS
Best Use of Character: “The Babymaker” by 5% MILK
Best Sound/Music: “The Fabricator” by SLEEPLESS
Best Cinematography: “Eden” By WISER WOLVES PRODUCTIONS
Best Actor: Fynn Erman as Miles Delaney in “The Fabricator” by SLEEPLESS
Best Actress: Emily Nunes as Millie Delaney in “The Eighth Bag” by BUSS FILMS
2 nd Best Film: “Eden” by WISER WOLVES PRODUCTIONS
Best Film: “The Fabricator” by SLEEPLESS
The Old Idaho Penitentiary is teaming up with i48 for the third annual “13 Stories” film competition, a unique opportunity for Idaho filmmakers to create short (4-7 minutes in duration) films inspired by true Idaho State Penitentiary stories and the men and women who passed through its walls. The filmmaker teams will have the opportunity to shoot their films on location at the Old Idaho Penitentiary. Site staff will contact each team to schedule time to shoot between June 1 and August 29, 2022. The deadline for turning in finished films will be August 29 at 12:00 pm.
Due to popular demand, all finished films will be included in three screenings at the Old Idaho Penitentiary. The first, a screening and awards ceremony for the filmmaker teams, takes place Thursday, September 15, 2022. The second and third nights (Friday-Saturday, September 16-17) feature public screenings. Ticket sales begin Tuesday, August 16 at 10:00 am for all three nights, and food trucks, concessions, and no-host bar will be available each night. Judged awards with cash prizes will be given to winning films on Thursday, September 15.
Cash prizes are as follows:
Warden’s Cup for Best Film: $350
Trusty Trophy for Runner-Up to Best Film: $150
Stool Pigeon Award for Best Use of History: $100
Audience Choice Award (announced on social media after all three screenings): $150
During the September 15, 2022 screening and awards ceremony, awards for Best Lead Performer and Best Supporting Performer will also be presented.
Registration will open on-line at https://www.idaho48.org/13-stories/ on March 20, 2022 at 10:00 am. Registration for this event is $25 per team. The sign-up deadline is April 24, 2022.
The stories selected by the Old Idaho Penitentiary staff for the 2022 competition are available on the i48 website – https://www.idaho48.org/13-stories/ – when registering, teams will need to include their top 3 profile choices so be sure to go in and do some browsing to be prepared.
There are only 15 spots so don’t wait to sign up, profiles will be assigned in the order the teams sign up.
Congratulations to all the filmmakers who participated in the February Challenge! It was good to be able to laugh during these times.
Here are the winners of the awards!
Best Screenplay – “Truths” by Newton to Newton Productions
Best Technical Achievement: “The Rebirth of Clint Horowitz” by Flying Fedora Films
Best Actor: Brandon Freeman in “The Rebirth of Clint Horowitz” By Flying Fedora Films
Best Actress: Nicole Stull in “Truths” by Newton to Newton Productions
Best Film: “The Rebirth of Clint Horowitz” by Flying Fedora Films
If you missed the event, here is the link to watch the films:
Vimeo – https://vimeo.com/438390037