- May 31, 2012 - The Bold Italic
"The Most Musical Race You'll Ever Run"
"What happens when you throw together 16 bands and 16 filmmakers, and hope one weekend is enough time to create magic? This is the Music Video Race in a nutshell. Each participating Bay Area musician/band is randomly partnered with a local filmmaker and is given 48 hours to collaboratively come up with idea, film, edit, and send their music video masterpiece off to the panel of superstar judges. The contest all culminates in a giant party, where all the videos are blown up on the big screen, winners are revealed, and a few of the contest's bands play a live show..." (more)
- August 11, 2011 - The Kreen of the Crop
"The Power of Collaboration"
"A few months ago I was offered an opportunity by a friend and colleague to write about my experiences and feelings in regards to working in the 48 Hour Film Projects. She wanted me to touch on my involvement with various teams within the community, highlighting the ups and downs. And while it took me some time to finally complete it (the article went on published without my contribution), I'd still like to share it with you all..." (more)
- July 7, 2011 - The Pioneer
"48 Hour Film Project Sparks Creativity"
"The 48 Hour Film Project is a wild and sleepless weekend, in which a team make an entire movie in just 48 hours.
For the past ten years, 40,000 filmmakers from 80 cities on five continents have made 3,000 films. This year, it's even bigger, with filmmakers around the world taking the challenge to make a short film in two days..." (more)
- May 25, 2011 - Refinery 29
"New Award-Winning Documentary Looks At The Ladies Behind Paul's Hat Works"
"Although San Francisco company Paul's Hat Works has been around since 1918, it's been completely revamped and re-energized by a group of four women who recently bought the family company and intend to keep the tradition of custom millinery alive. This topic inspired local filmmaker Evan Donn to create a short flick about the ladies for the International Documentary Challenge, which requires directors to shoot and produce their films in just five days..." (more)
- May 9, 2011 - The Richmond SF Blog
"New Documentary Short about Paul's Hatworks"
"Check out this short film entitled 'Four Pauls: Bring the Hat Back!', made by It Donned On Me, a competitive filmmaking team from San Francisco...." (more)
- August 5, 2010 - Cinesource Magazine
"While God Rested, Filmmakers Use All Seven Days"
"Kung Fu with crutches, a man with three nipples, and a bad boyfriend being buried alive, were just a few of the scenes from the 30 odd films competing for a spot in the Second Annual San Francisco 7 Day Film Festival. As the title suggests, teams of filmmakers, two to ten people, had one week, July 14 to July 21, to write, act, direct, shoot and edit a film of eight to 15 minutes in length..." (more)
- June 28, 2010 - CBS5 Eye on the Bay
"Summer Movies 2010"
'Eye on the Bay' checked in with us throughout the weekend for the 2010 San Francisco 48 Hour Film Project to give you a behind the scenes glimpse of what these competitions are like. Our segment starts at approximately 17:24.
- July 28, 2008 - San Mateo Daily Journal
'It Donned on Me' enters second short: 'Tail'
"Trade expert Gloria Lorenz is secretly being tracked by a detective as she goes about her everyday activities in the short film "Tail."
No, it's not the latest summer blockbuster coming to a theater near you, it was made by a group of locals who met at the College of San Mateo to compete with other small groups of up-and-coming film makers..." (more)
- July 17, 2008 - KGO Newstalk AM 810
- "48-Hour Filmmaking in SF"
- October 2, 2007 - BusinessWire
Visa USA and 48 Hour Film Project Announce Winning Amateur Filmmakers in "Life Takes" Invitational
"Visa USA and the 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP), the oldest and largest international timed filmmaking competition, have named three winning teams in the 'Life Takes' Invitational. The winners were selected from a pool of 30 finalist teams composed of the top 10 filmmaking teams from the 48HFP 2007 Tour stops in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. All 30 finalists were challenged to make a short film that demonstrated their interpretation of what 'Life Takes', bringing Visa's latest advertising campaign to life..." (more)
- September 12, 2007 - Golden Gate Express
"Filmmakers Create Movies in 48 Hours"
In June, Tony Nguyen had an opportunity to hone his movie making skills. Along with his mentor Evan Donn - and eight others he met last year in Donn's film class at the College of San Mateo - he competed in the San Francisco "48 Hour Film Project," a global film making contest that takes place in various cities and allows local filmmakers only two days to devise, shoot and produce a short film... (more)