Writes Metafilter: “Every year, as part of their science fiction film festival, Sci-Fi London organise a challenge in which entrants are given a title, line of dialogue and description of a prop, and then have 48 hours to turn in a completed 5 minute film or piece of flash fiction. The winning films and flash fiction stories from the SciFi London 48 Hour Challenge are now available to watch and read.” The first place film winner you can view above. Find other winning entries via the links below:
THE FILM CHALLENGE:
- 1st Place: Under Duress by team Retrograde
- 2nd Place: On My Watch by team Badger Way
- 3rd Place: Details to Follow by team Hyvemind
THE FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE:
- 1st Place: Survival Mechanism by Natalie Dixon
- 2nd Place: All My Blood by Simon Bennett
- 3rd Place: The Charm by Bethan James
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What a brilliant idea! I look forward to watching these short films tonight.
Very good idea. I anticipate watching these short movies.