Episode 1: Fred's Last Minute
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 at 18.48 hours
In the first episode of 48 Hour Film Project, we broadcast the winner of 2013; Fred's Last Minute. In 2014 they participated in the competition in New Orleans and they won first price for Best Acting Ensemble.
Fred's last minute is about a couple who are extinguished and arre staying a weekend in Leeuwarden in a hotel. The leading roles are played by Meriyem Manders and Wybo Smids, both nominated as best actress and best actor. The film won four awards, namely; Best Film, Best Film Poster (Rudi Stuve), Best Script and the Audience Award. In New Orleans the film won the Best Acting Ensemble award. The film was made by the team Filmmakerij.
About this program:
In 48-Hour Film Project short films are shown from four to seven minutes. 48-Hour Film Project is a competition where teams of filmmakers, a genre, a character, a prop and get a dialogue assigned. The teams then have 48 hours to make a short film in which these elements are incorporated.
In the weekend prior to the Northern Film Festival (1 t / m November 3, 2015), more than 20 teams from Leeuwarden and surroundings have accepted the challenge. The short films which have been made by the teams during the festival on November 14, 2015 shown followed by the prize ceremony by the jury; actor Hugo Metsers, Friese director Mirjam de With and award winning screenwriter Chiel van der Wolf.
The Frisian filmmaker Bart Doctor organizes this edition Leeuwarden after he has competed several times at the Utrecht edition, where in 2011 he won the prize for best director with his 48-Hour Film "Frank".
Every Tuesday from 18.50uur Podium.TV will broadcast the films produced in previous years, before there are pictures of this year to see.