Saturday, September 1, 2012

'La Petite Mort' takes top honors at 2012 Little Rock 48-Hour Film Project screening

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La Petite Mort won top honors at the 2012 Little Rock 48-Hour Film Project screening.
  • "La Petite Mort" won top honors at the 2012 Little Rock 48-Hour Film Project screening.

"La Petite Mort," a BrickHut production directed by Matt Owen, took the top honors for this year's Little Rock 48 Hour Film Project screenings, hosted Thursday night at Argenta Community Theater.

In addition to the overall best film, "La Petite Mort" took home the best music award and was nominated for best cinematography and best editing.

"It was hectic and crazy," Owen said of the filmmaking process.

The music — a combined effort by Connor McNabb, Vince Griffin and Ian Thomas — was certainly a tune to stick in the head. As was the film's story, which featured two singing psychopaths, Tammy and Tommy Shuttles, performed to an inattentive audience, which was collectively tortured and murdered as punishment.

The film will go on to be screened at next year's Filmapalooza with 48HFP winners from around the world.

Thursday night's audience of nearly 300 watched the 11 audience favorites, which were selected last week at screenings in which all 27 48HFP films were shown over three nights.

See the other award winners after the jump.

The other Best-Of awards:

Best Directing

"Reboot" by AndrewMFilms by Andrew McMurry

Best Acting

Tie between "Hey Kid" by Ted Loves Mary, Matthew Rowe and "Faith" (Film de Fimme) by Domino Pictures, Dean Denton

Best Story

"Fire Engine Red" by Whiffle Powder Productions, Jim Patterson

Best Cinematography

"Left" by Team Arkansas Times/P. Allen Smith, David Koon

Best Music

"La Petite Mort"

Best Editing

"Independence" by TriCore Productions/Sterling Imageworks, Justin Story

Best Use of Prop

"Snipe Hunters" by Raymond Roquello & His Orchestra Productions, Charlie Brady

Best Use of Dialogue

"God and Jesus living in a City Apartment" by Riding Dinosaurs, Dustin Ridling

Best Use of Character

"Love is in the Hair" by Baby Lonzo Productions, Christopher Thompson

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