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Awards

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The Awards

Septi Award

Decided by our 7 local judges, the Septi Award is the film entry that receives the highest accumulated score from our judges, factoring in whether the team elected to take a “Easter Egg Challenge” to receive 5 extra points if they complete the challenge, or subtract points if they do not. The Septi award is presented to the team at the Festival Screening.

Hip Clip Award

At the 50 Hour Slam Festival screening, the Audience makes it’s voice heard. They have the opportunity to vote for their favorite of the 16 films screened that night (15 top judges scores, the 16th being the organizers choice of films whose team tweets the organizers favorite tweet). The Hip Clip Award is presented to the winning team at the Festival Screening. 

Slammy Award

The Slammy is awarded entry that receives the highest number of votes by the general public via the Slam Websites Viral Video competition. Every team (not just the 16 screening at each years Festival Screening) is included in this award’s list of potential winners. The voting period is over 30 days following the Festival screening.   

Spirit Award

Sometimes a film really stands out to the organizers of the Slam. As of 2015, we decided to make it official and add the Spirit Award to our list of Awards presented at the Festival screening.

Best Actress/Actor

Our Best Actress and Best Actor awards are given in recognition of a performance by one actor and one actress that shines through in that years entries. This award is presented at each year’s Festival Screening.

Best Editorial

The Best Editorial Award is presented at the Screening Festival to the film entry the organizers feels showcases the strongest demonstration of editorial skills and practices.

Best Cinematography

The Best Cinematography Award is presented at the Screening Festival to the film entry the organizers feels showcases the strongest demonstration of Cinematographic skills and practices.


The Winners

2016

Septi Award Winner – “Volé” By Team Goikes

Hip Clip Award Winner – “Volé” By Team Goikes

Slammy Award Winner –   “Dance Fight Club” by Aaron Burr, Sir

Spirit Award – “Savant Garde” by Spudlich Ingorperated

Best Actress – Autumn Plucker in “Intercepted” by The Intelli-Gents

Best Actor – Jhon Goodwin in “Volé” By Team Goikes

Best Editorial – Hannah Sander for “Volé

Best Cinematography – Michael Notar for “Dance Fight Club

Best Story – “Casual Friday Or The Untenable Fortification Of The Social Contract” by Drinky Bird

Best of Show Photography –  Trina Butler

Best Tweet – “Cam Fusion” by Thundering Kitten

Runner Ups

Septi Award Runner Up – “Dance Fight Club” by Aaron Burr, Sir 

Hip Clip Runner Up – “Picadailly” by Picadilly

Slammy Runner Up – “Volé” By Team Goikes


2015

Septi Award Winner – “Lockhart FD” by No Consensus Films

Hip Clip Award Winner – “Lockhart FD” by No Consensus Films

Slammy Award Winner –   “One Sip” by Peregrinari Films

Spirit Award – “Hungry for a Sale” by The Intelli-Gents

Best Actress – Geena Pietromonaco in “Contact Improv” by Mo’ Film Productions

Best Actor – Alex Donnolo in “Best Intentions” By Sleep After 50

Best Editorial – “Chef’s Cut” by JJH Productions

Best Cinematography – “Lockhart FD” by No Consensus Films

Runner Ups

Septi Award Runner Up – “The Cake” by This had better be good films

Hip Clip Runner Up – “Contact Improv” by Mo’ Film Productions


2014

Septi Award Winner – “A Pirate’s Guide to Online Dating” by Team Happy Malamute

Hip Clip Award Winner – “The Seventh Shpiel” by Team Drinky Bird & an Ampersand

Slammy Award Winner –   “The Seventh Shpiel” by Team Drinky Bird & an Ampersand

Best Actress – Victoria James for “In Tandem

Best Actor – Aaron Fink for “Lyle

Best Editorial – “A Pirate’s Guide to Online Dating” by Team Happy Malamute

Best Cinematography – “The Watcher” by Team No Consensus Film

Runner Ups

Septi Award Runner Up – “HOME” by Team LARB

Hip Clip Runner Up – “A Pirate’s Guide to Online Dating” by Team Happy Malamute


2013

Septi Award Winner – “I Have to Go” by This Had Better Be Good Films

Hip Clip & Slammy Award Winner – “Chapters” by Dwaynes Arm Butter

Best Actress Award – Sali Sayler in “Chapters

Best Actor Award – Rico Rivera in “The Grassy Knoll Theory” by Eagle Omelet

Runner Ups

Septi Award 1st Runner Up – “Chapters” by Dwayne’s Arm Butter

Septi Award 2nd Runner Up – Wheels on the Bus Go…” By Consistent Stress Productions’

Hip Clip 1st Runner Up – tie between “The Grassy Knoll Theory” by Eagle Omelet & I Have to Go” by This Had Better Be Good Films

Slammy 1st Runner Up – “Busted” by Not Enough Idiots

Slammy 2nd Runner Up – “I Have to Go” by This Had Better Be Good Films


2012

Septi Award Winner – “The Axe Man” by Kondra and the Snail

Hip Clip & Slammy Award Winner – “The Birthday” by Relentlessly Awesome

Runner Ups

Slammy Award Runner Up – “demur‘ by Eclectic Minds

Hip Clip Runner Up – “Not a Cartoon Moose” by Stress Monkey Productions

 


2011

Septi Award Winner – “Opportunity” by No Censersus Films

Hip Clip Award Winner – “MemoranduM” by Team Awesome

Slammy Award Winner – “Croaked” by Croaked

Runner Ups

Septi Award 1st Runner Up, Hip Clip 2nd Runner Up & Slammy 1st Runner Up – “South of Arcadia” by Sexxy Mafia

Septi Award 2nd Runner Up – “Throwback” by Let The Wrong One Out

Hip Clip 1st Runner Up & Slammy Award 2nd Runner Up -“Under the Rain” by Blinding Sun Dropped Taco Productions

Hip Clip 3rd Runner Up – “Flower for June” by HipHop Kats

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