The Converger wins Best Film at the 2023 Albuquerque Sci-fi Horror 48 Hour Film Project!

The Converger wins a whole bunch of awards and Best Film!

Dust Wave's latest 48 Hour film, "The Converger", won a bunch of awards at the 2023 Albuquerque Sci-fi/Horror 48 Hour Film Project, including Best Film!

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In addition, The Converger won the following:

  • Best Use of Genre
  • Best Makeup (Chelsea Swisher)
  • Best Set Design (Ryan Riddle)
  • Best Special Effects (Kaidin Jarjusey)
  • Best Actress (Liv Sim)
  • Best Writing (Brandon Carter)
  • Best Cinematography (Austin Madrid)
  • Best Directing (Phillip Torres)

Congratulations to the whole cast and crew!

  • Phillip Torres
  • Kaidin Jarjusey
  • Ryan Long
  • Austin Madrid
  • Harrison Sim
  • Cherrita Thao
  • Allen Hrynick
  • Laila Archuleta
  • Alex Torres
  • Frank Rangel
  • Rene Olivas
  • Colby Petropoulos
  • Jake Kietzman
  • Ryan Riddle
  • Elijah Kelly
  • Staci Drangmeister
  • Chelsea Swisher
  • Liv Sim
  • Gary Shaw
  • JP
  • John Dewar
  • Jazzy Zama
  • Shea Jarjusey
  • Original Music by Collin Troy

And a special thanks to:

  • Blue Sky Landscape Services
  • MOOD

And we would be remiss to not mention -- Dust Wave members Brandon Carter and Camille Carlson, AKA Space Age Daydream made a brand-new fantastic short, "Saturday Night Slice V"! Their film won the following awards:

  • Best Writing (Brandon Carter)
  • Best Editing (Brandon Carter)
  • 2nd Best Film

So what that means is ... Dust Wave will be in full effect at Filmapalooza 2024 in Lisbon, Portugal! Congratulations to all!

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