FilmLab Congratulates Winners of the 2022 72 Hours Shootout Filmmaking Competition – “Joyful Resistance”

From FilmLab: The top 10 films of the Film Lab’s annual 72 Hour Shootout global filmmaking competition premiered at the 45th annual Asian American International Film Festival. They are:

Top 8 (draw): Team Minjo, “Dandelions” by Team Leader Min Ding
Top 8 (draw): Team Cleaver Crew, “Inner Peace” by Team Leader Lily Liu
Top 8 (draw): Team Chew Tube, “The Joy of Resistance” by Team Leader Kevin Chew
Top 7: Team A Reel Company, “The Builder” by Team Leader Dillon Herbig
Top 6: Team Wise Owls, “SAD” by Team Leader Aimiende Negbenebor Sela
Top 5: Team No Fun No Game, “Frapp Gab” by Team Leader Yiqing Zhao
Top 4: Team Story Mode, “Honhyeol” by Team Leader Michael Hyon Johnson
Top 3: Team Agu, “Agu” by Team Leader Di Quon
Top 2: Team Spirit Prince, “They Meet at Night” by Team Leader Cameron Kalajian
Grand Prize: Team Monkey King Productions, “Moving On” by Team Leader Kevin Leung

Most original use of theme: Team Wise Owls, “SAD” by Team Leader Aimiende Negbenebor Sela
Best Direction: Team Story Mode, “Honhyeol” by Team Leader Michael Hyon Johnson
*Best Cinematography: Team Spirit Prince, “They Meet at Night” by Team Leader Cameron Kalajian
Best Screenwriting: Team Story Mode, “Honhyeol” by Team Leader Michael Hyon Johnson
Best Actors: Jason Daniel Lee, Team Monkey King Productions, “Moving On” (WA) and Kimi Rutledge, Team Monkey King Productions, “Moving On”  (WA)
Best Woman Content Creator: Kimi Rutledge, Team Monkey King Productions, “Moving On”  (WA)
Outstanding LGBTQ+ Content Creator: Kimi Rutledge, Team Monkey King Productions, “Moving On” (WA)
Best SouthEast Asian Filmmaker: Cameron Kalajian, Team Spirit Prince, “They Meet at Night” (NY)

“The winners received mentorship prizes from industry executives, screen tests, swag, cold hard cash, and so much more.  Want to join us next year?  Keep your eyes on our website and our social pages @AsAmFilmLab #72HrSO.  Registration opens in March!”



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