Film Lab Announces the Top Ten Films of the 72 Hour Shootout
The top ten films, along with individual award winners, were announced at the 72 Hour Shootout premiere on July 29, 2017, in New York City.
The Top Ten of the 2017 72 Hour Shootout:
The Loving Dead, by Chimera Entertainment (Chris Caccioppoli, NY)
The Perfect Donor, by Team Iggy (Jatin Chhugani, NY)
Unwelcome, by Team Aberrasian (Eddie Yu, CA)
Hey, by Team Jack in the Crack (Jack Hernandez, CA)
Normal, by Team MFAs (Edmund Kwan, CA)
Noise, by Team Restless Pictures (Michael Grantland, NY)
Well, Actually, by Team Chitamber (Haley Chitambar, NY)
Reality Check, by Team Rising Glory (Tanya Huston, NY)
Norma, by Team Distopian Dreams (Jeremy Rishe, NY)
Breaking the Ice, by Team Lessons in Sonar (Katherine Chou, NY)
Individual Award Category Winners of the 2017 72 Hour Shootout:
Grand Prize: The Loving Dead by Team Chimera Entertainment
1st Runner Up: The Perfect Donor by Team Iggy
2nd Runner Up: Unwelcome by Team Aberrasian
Most Original Use of Theme: Team DTX Pictures lead by team captain Andrew Hsu of NY.
Best Director: Kaycee Ross of Team AberrAsian for the film "Unwelcome."
Best Editor: Jeremy Rishe of Team Distopian Dream for the film "Norma."
Best Actress: A tie between Rachel Yong of Team Jen Kim CREATIVE, for the film "To Be Determined,"
Best Actor: BRANDON JONATHAN WONG in role of "Kevin" in Just Say It by Team Even Odds, led by team captain Edmund Chua of CA.
The top 40 72 Hour Shootout films will be available on the Film Lab's online channel AAFLTV (subscribe for free at YouTube.com/
Sponsors, partners and benefactors include ABC, NBC, Asian CineVision, the Asian American International Film Festival, CrossingsTV, Face Off Unlimited, Bruce Cost Ginger Ale, Bakerly, Julie Azuma, Suntory Whisky, Gossip Bar NYC, Hypnoheart & Jikiden Reiki, Edwin Wong, Insa, Bridging Cultures 101, The Collagen Bar, B Spa Salon, MyJennyBook, The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, the NYC Cultural Development Fund and Department of Cultural Affairs, John Day, Time Warner's APEX group, AAARI-CUNY, and many others. More details and coverage will be available on AAFLTV at youtube.com/
About the Asian American Film Lab
The Film Lab is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that promotes ethnic and gender diversity through outreach, education and production. The Film Lab provides free or low cost programming ranging from screenwriting workshops to panels to seminars to screenings. The Film Lab produces the television series "Film Lab Presents" and a wide variety of online content on AAFL TV. The Film Lab management team consists of Jennifer Betit Yen (President and Board Member, founder of AAFL TV Production Arm), Renee Lasher (Treasurer and Volunteer), Daryl King (Advisory Board Member), Cici Chu (Shootout and Social Media), Jodi Lin (Social Media), Ray Lanuza (AAFLTV Sound Design), Chloe Jenkins (Press and Media Relations), and Georges Bridges (Outreach and Marketing), along with a dedicated Board, interns and event volunteers. Board members include James Kyson, and Aaron Woolfolk, among others.
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