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Recognizing hometown movie makers

The 48 Hour Film Project Awards Show this week
Posted at 10:09 PM, Sep 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-06 22:09:58-04

Jordan Lema is an award winning film maker. Thursday night he'll be passing out awards as the producer of the 48 Hour Film Project. According to Jordan "this is an international competition, it's done in a hundred and thirty-five cities"

Like the name says, competing film makers had two days, just forty-eight hours to write, shoot and edit their films. Twenty three teams took the challenge. "This competition is everyone from parents and kids working together to the top industry talent in the region." Jordan says.

The films are five to seven minutes in length and range from serious to the not so serious. Eleven finalists will be showcased Thursday night at Shea's Smith Theatre. The event is open to the public and thee films will be judged by the audience and a panel of media professionals.

You can find more information about thee 48 Hour Film Project at their website.