The Interpretation and Re-Creation of Dreams
72 FILM FEST is doing something a little different this year.
We’re adding a week between TURN IN and the PREMIERES.
Late Registration Active!
Sept 23 – Launch Party at Spinners Pinball Arcade
Sept 23-26: Make a Movie
Oct 8-9: Films Premiere at Weinberg Center
Oct 10– Encore Online Screenings*
Our current plan is to be a hybrid.
*Subject to change
More info including what we have in store for that extra week to be announced soon.
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50 Teams for 2021.
8 Students. 29 Amateurs. 13 Pros.
|Team Name||State||Level||Number of Years (including this one)||Team Bio|
|Powers Entertainment||CA||P||1||One actor. Two engineers. Together, we’re making a movie in 72 hours.|
|Crowded Elevator||IL||P||11||A cross-country collective of people who can’t wait to cram themselves into an elevator car together, again. Hopefully everyone has showered beforehand.|
|Skybox Media||MD||P||5||We are here to chew bubble gum and make films...and we're all out of bubble gum.|
|Ravenlost Pictures||MD||P||15||Three little birds, sitting on a branch. Making some movies on our uncle’s ranch.|
|Comatoast||MD||P||4||This is my jam!|
|Stepdad Productions||FL||P||13||The fest! Reeling from the unexpectedly early filming dates, our intrepid heroes STEPDAD PRODUCTIONS head to the Gargabloch system for more intense training. But the dark lord CLARK KLINE inches ever closer, desperately vying for their destruction, and the decimation of the galaxy....|
|Skinhunger Productions||MD||A||3||This fest gives us an excuse to not work for three days.|
|Cinema Criminals||CT||A||2||By & for the creative outcasts|
|One Way Productions||MD||A||5||ONE WAY Productions is a small team dedicated to making the best videos with the least amount of resources. Why? Because our real jobs just aren't as fun as this. From writing the script to creating the final product, we're in search of a way to ride our dark/slapstick humor out of the realm of everyday paper-pushing and into the world of creativity.|
|STRANDEAD||MD||A||4||For STRANDEAD, making a film in 72 hours is like trying to express a complex emotion in a language you don't understand. Je t'aime tellement? Mina Rakastan Sinua? Kocham Cie? Who the hell knows?....STRANDEAD certainly does not.|
|Unimental||WV||P||10||Unimental has been a fixture of the Fest, in some form or another, since the Fest's inception.|
|SRK Video||MD||A||7||It truly is a magical day! We live our lives a quarter-mile at a time. Some people always be tryin' to ice skate uphill, but only through the elimination of violence can we achieve world peace. Keep your stupid comments in your pocket.|
|Lasting Light Media||MD||P||4||A team of Maryland filmmakers out on a mission to stand out among the ever growing crowd.|
|Aging Eagles Productions||MD||A||3||Two middle aged guys make movies that entertain us and hopefully you too.|
|The Storyteller's Nook||MD||S||2||As individuals, we are all skilled in one or more of the creative arts. You would think that together we would be a film making machine but instead we all share one braincell and a caffeine addiction. I dont know how we have made it this far but hey, we are having a lot of fun trying!|
|The 2nd to Last Brownie||MD||A||2||2T2LB sounds so much better than T2TLB
|The Salt Incident||MD||S||2||Childhood friends who are still making movies together. Our Kino-Eye could use a contact lens.|
|Dead Filmmakers Society||MD||A||2||Once again, resurrecting our childhood dreams of making movies…|
|Turner Bombs||DC||A||1||A guy with an iPhone.|
|Star Wipe Films||MD||P||5||Star Wipe Films is an accomplished, close-knit team, producing high-quality and engaging films.|
|Wolfhouse Media||MD||A||3||Two brothers, our friends, our homies. Just here to melt faces.|
|Peacock Tales||MD||A||5||New name, same amateur status.|
|Bright Boy Alert||MD||A||14||Animation. Plagued.|
|West End Media||WV||A||2||Liz and her biological cat, Xena Warrior Princess, tell hair raising tails of the West End of town|
|Montressor Media||MD||A||5||From 2 guys in a basement to a community of film makers. Montressor seeks to make it possible for everyone to tell their story.|
|Screenburn Productions||MD||A||4||Screenburn is an independent production company based in Harford County, MD. For the past 7 years, we've honed our craft into telling rich narrative stories about everyday people encumbered with oddball problems.|
|Dishwasher Safe||VA||P||4||A group of friends who met in college got together one day and said, "Let's check out this festival," and here we are, now competing in our 5th year as team Dishwasher Safe (fka Visually Wired). Looking forward to getting back together; hopefully, this time without masks and a slightly larger crew.|
|Cerko Sisters||MD||S||3||Two thrill seeking females just looking to groove.|
|Pecos Bill and the Wranglers||MD||P||14||A group of people that work together to accomplish a singular goal within a restrictive time frame.|
|Pork Volcano||MD||A||1||Cooking up films, one frame at a time.|
|SHRUG Productions||MD||P||6||We are a group of improvisers and filmmakers who all met at a film camp. Somehow, a decade later, we still like each other.|
|IC Movie Mouth||MD||S||3||Movie makers who don’t know how to make movies…|
|Fleshbox Productions||MD||A||1||Biologically a team. Just 3 assholes who love making movies.|
|Sedated Spaces||NJ||A||1||Quality Content Since 1955|
|Noticeable Grain||MD||A||7||Go with the Grain.|
|Black Fox Pictures||MD||A||We only play the first track off the Led Zeppelin 4 album.|
|Doodle Dame||MD||S||2||A sentient red squirrel who wandered into town looking for a place to hide my walnuts, and draw cartoons.|
|Iceberg Productions||MD||S||1||A small team located in Brunswick MD|
|Goodnight Narwhal Productions||MD||A||1||Created to deal with the outstanding growth of Montressor Media, Goodnight Narwhal Productions is a new team with 4 years running experience with 72fest and a bright future ahead.|
|Zenith Flux||MD||A||1||Zenith Flux Films is lead by Raven Jackson of Frederick MD. The team strives to make work driven by the power of enticing visuals, dynamic performances, and allowing people to express their truths through film.|
|Carpet Wall Productions||MD||A||6||Still making movies way after the bell|
|The Mount Vernon Film Crew||GA||S||1||We are a group of high school students attending Mount Vernon Presbyterian School in Atlanta, GA; we are excited to compete in this year's 72 Hour Film Fest!|
|Radom||MD||A||1||I’m a one man show. I write it, shoot it, act in it, score it & edit it. I made my first short back in 2008 and instantly became addicted. With over 20 shorts in my lot, I continue to hone my craft with each project. Each film feels like the first time. Godspeed-|
|Doggy Club||MD||A||1||We have been talking about making a film for 5 years, so making it in 72 hours makes the most sense|
|3iCreate||FL||A||3||Creators coming together to create|
|It's Always Sunny in Frederick||MD||A||1||Maryland has pride in their crabs, we have pride in our films.|
|Lemonhead Productions||MD||S||1||When life gives you lemons, you make a film in 72 hours.|
|Castwave Studios||MD||P||1||Film.Lovables surly kid-brother.|
|Ah Muh Face!||MD||A||11||Offending old people since 2002!|
|EEG||MD||A||5||Husband, wife duo along with a few nieces and nephews that are nuttier than a fruitcake!|
LAUNCH PARTY AT SPINNERS PINBALL ARCADE.
Join us at Spinners Pinball Arcade for the 72 Film Fest 2021 Launch Party.
Come by, play some games, and chill with us as we count down the final hours before we give out the criteria for this year’s 72 Hour Film Competition. Free to attend, suggested donation to Pinball EDU to play.
Pinball EDU is a 501c3 charity that works with people with disabilities and is the host of Spinners Pinball Arcade. Find out more at https://www.spinnerspinball.org
The Launch Party will also be streamed online for teams that are unable to attend.
Your 2021 Hosts
2021 JURY (assembling)