10x10 Filmmaker Challenge

10x10 Filmmaker Challenge

The 10x10 Filmmaker Challenge is Sacramento's original guerrilla filmmaking program, with filmmakers having 10 days to make a 10 minute film (maximum total running time) on a given (secret) theme with specific required elements (such as props, lines of dialog, film production styles, etc.)

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2016 Awards

  • Best 10x10 Title: What if we got off on the wrong foot? – Bo Campbell
  • Best 10x10 Theme (What If…?): What if I knew? – Jeffrey Vanacore (Tie)
  • Best 10x10 Theme (What If…?): What if we lived in that place that doesn’t exist anymore -  Marco Cabodi (Tie)
  • Best 10x10 Prop (Barrel of Monkeys): What if the stars were Violet? – Milo Mendoza
  • Best 10x10 Plot Element (Decision): What if I wasn’t trapped? – Javier Fernandez
  • Best 10x10 Bonus Element (Monkey): What if we lived in that place that doesn’t exist anymore -  Marco Cabodi
  • Best 10x10 Film (Jury): What if I wasn’t Trapped – Javier Fernandez
  • Best 10x10 Film (Audience): What if we got off on the wrong foot? – Bo Campbell
  • Directors’ Choice – Best 10x10 Stunts: What if Connor unleashed himself? – Ben Steiner
  • Director’s Choice – Best 10x10 Use of Current Events: What if we don’t pay (An unlove story)? – Clint Quillin
  • Directors’ Choice – Best 10x10 Disqualified Film: What if monkeys could talk – Avery Peck & Samantha Laurenti
  • Best Actor - Samantha Laurenti - What if monkeys could talk
  • Best Supporting Actor - Mayette Villanueva - What if Connor unleashed himself?

TEAM LEADS 2016

  • Javier Fernandez

  • Jeffrey Vanacore

  • Glenn Spillman

  • Matt Baker

  • Sean Bocardo

  • Avery Peck

  • Marco Cabodi

  • Shailesh Trivedi

  • Kerry Parsons

  • Nick von Kaenel

  • Anthony Valenzuela

  • Jacob Schantz

  • Justin Buettner

  • Clint Quillin

  • Davon Davis

  • Stephen Buell

  • Maria Palazzolo

  • Milo Mendoza

  • Gwen Conklin

  • Bo Campbell

  • Ubaldo Guzman

  • Khantey Ouk

  • Cami Ferry

  • Mikko Kuch

  • Josh Fesler

2015 Awards

Jury Awards:
Best Use of Element "Sweet": Dance for Dollars - Dir. S. Louis Bocardo
Best Use of Element "Too Big": The Heist - Dir. Nick Conklin
Best Use of Element "Extreme Closeup": Neighbors - Dir. AJ Mersereau and Justin Buettner
Best Use of Theme "Bigger is Better": Randall - Dir. Ben Steiner
Best 10x10 Film: Randall - Dir. Ben Steiner

Audience Award:
Best 10x10 Film: Randall - Dir. Ben Steiner

Acting Awards (Independently Juried):
Female in a Supporting Role: Shelby Hagensmith, Detour
Male in a Supporting Role: Matt Saccula, Dance for Dollars
Male in a Leading Role: Justin Crose, Neighbors
Female in a Leading Role: Mayette Villanueva, Randall


2016 Best Disqualified Film and Best Actor

2016 Audience Award 

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2016 Director's Choice (Most Awesome Stunts)

10X10 FILMS FROM previous years