Dallas 24-Hour Video Race Winners Announced

Finding the truth. VHS tape or book. Elevator. "What is your name again?"
Oh, and a native Texas tree. Now, GO!
Here are links to the winning 5-minute films.

24-Hour Video Race DallasIt’s a wrap on this year’s 24-Hour Video Race.

After 24 (short) hours of filming and editing, and 18 (long) days of deliberation, the winners of Dallas’ 16th Annual 24-Hour Video Race have been announced.

Beginning on May 12, filmmakers of all ages and expertise were challenged to produce a short film in just 24 hours.

The film could be no longer than five minutes, and had to be submitted exactly 24 hours after the competition began. Every year, films must include a theme, prop, location, and line of dialogue revealed on the night the competition begins. The elements this year were, as follows:

Theme Finding the truth
Prop VHS tape or book
Location Elevator 
Line of dialogue “What is your name again?”

Judges also required the videos to include a native Texas tree within the film. 

2017 24-Hour Video Race Winners:


[Photo by Roderick Cordova]




Super 8 (10th grade and under)

1st The Reel Deal
2nd Dyas Filmmakers
3rd FWTV

16 MM Division (11th-12th grade)

1st Holly Shot
2nd Aledo High School (Also received the Joel Rosenzweig Award)
3rd  DTF (Downtown Film)

Animal House Division (college)

1st Midcities Blvd
2nd After Hours Productions
3rd The Conquered

One Person Orchestra (individual adult)

1st TAG.expert
2nd Daddy Daughters Day Off Productions
3rd James Phan

Old Enough to Know Better

1st Team Cyclone
2nd Weresquirrel Production
3rd Two Chicks Flicks

All creations were screened at Angelika Mockingbird. Prize-winning films will be posted on You+Media Dallas, and be eligible for a slot on KERA Channel 13’s “Frame of Mind.”


[Photo by Roderick Cordova]


[Photo by Roderick Cordova]

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