2017 AT&T SHAPE CREATE-A-THON VIDEOS
The AT&T Create-a-thon is a competition that challenges content creators and filmmakers to produce a short film during a weekend.
Teams had a great time filming onsite as part of AT&T SHAPE at Warner Bros. Studios. The votes have been counted, and we're excited to announce the winning films for the AT&T Create-a-thon.
See winners below!
GRAND PRIZE - $20,000
The Deaf vs The Dead—Episode 1: "Outbreak"
When the zombie apocalypse breaks out in Los Angeles, an out Deaf man must find a way to survive and protect his loved ones, even if it means teaming up with some unlikely people.
Team Name: Zombie Slayers
Written and Directed by Dickie Hearts
Produced by Kristen Brancaccio
2ND PLACE - $10,000
Separation Of Church and Livia
Set in a future-adjacent world with 12 billion people and a consolidated world power, runaway data technician Livia is on a mission to rescue her sister, Church, from the labor camps in the newly defrosted Antarctica. But when an alternate-dimension version of herself shows up to talk her out of it, she has to decide between safety and sister… In a world where autonomy gets you killed.
Team Name: Phileon Productions
Written and Directed by Sarah Phillips
Produced by Laetitia Leon and Sarah Phillips
3RD PLACE - $5,000
When an assassin catches up with her mark, it leads to some unexpected results.
Team Name: TIme's Up Team
Co-written and Directed by Ann Roy
Co-written and Produced by Warren Brooks
BEST FILM DIRECTED BY A WOMAN - $5,000
Sweet Dreams Chris
"Sweet Dreams Chris" is a story about a man’s adventures inside his girlfriend’s wacky dreams. You never know what she’ll dream of next!
Team Name: MoBo Productions
Directed by Jenny Benedicto
Written by David Chan
Produced by Nick Arciero
Harold, Los Angeles
The film follows the story of Harold, an anthropomorphic pine tree, homeless due to urban sprawl. Wandering the harsh streets of LA in search of a permanent rooting site, his prospects change when he hears of an area of protected land up north. All he needs is money for a bus ticket.
Phileon Productions, Los Angeles
Set in a future-adjacent world with 12 billion people and a consolidated world power. A runaway data technician Livia is on a mission to rescue her sister, Church, from the labor camps in the newly defrosted Antarctica. But when an alternate-dimension version of herself shows up to talk her out of it, she has to decide between safety and sister, in a world where autonomy gets you killed.
LAFS Team, Los Angeles
Franco Adams, a seven-year-old boy unleashes his imaginations about superpowers for their school presentation about their favorite superhero. Franco's mom however, finds out that Franco wasn't able to finish his presentation because he was laughed at when he presented his favorite superhero as a female superhero.
The Hastings is a suspense drama that depicts Eyless' anguish, a mother whose only son has mysteriously disappeared sending her into a world where surreal dreams are the door to reality. And the husband, whose hidden agenda prevents her from seeing what lies within her.
BrooksStudios, Los Angeles
Matt is a young man with a seemingly perfect life until an accident takes away his beloved. Matt is now stuck in an asylum, having been unable to cope with the loss of his girlfriend. But his grip on reality is lost. Or is it? Stuck between the perfect memory of his girlfriend and the dark reality of the unknown asylum will Matt ever find peace? Or will he forever be stuck in a twisted loop?
MAY 10–JUNE 14
Script and storyboard submissions
We’ll notify the teams that are advancing to the next round
Teams film onsite at AT&T SHAPE
Film submissions due
Watch the finalist films and vote for your favorite
Announce the winners
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BEST FILM DIRECTED BY A WOMAN
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