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48 Film Fest

How Films will be judged

A panel of judges will select the winners of each category.

Considerations For Best Film

  • Incorporation of Required Elements
  • Technical Merit
  • Artistic Merit
  • Storytelling 

Audience Choice Award

All films, on-time and late, are eligible for the Audience Award, which is determined by audience ballot at the premiere screenings in each city.

How Films are Judged

Judges will be provided links to online evaluation forms for official scoring. See below for a PDF version of the evaluation form. Feedback from judges on individual films may be provided through Fram.io.