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This year's LDS Film Festival screened more than 80 short films and offered 12 full-length features by such filmmakers as Eric Hendershot ("Down and Derby"), Michael Flynn ("The Best Two Years"), Chris Wyatt ("Napoleon Dynamite") and J. Bateman ("Saints and Soldiers"). Nearly 2,400 people attended the festival, according to the organizers. Several of the films were made in under 24 hours as part of a marathon event. And the winners are: 24-Hour Filmmaking Marathon: 1st Place: "Tolerance," Mark Hedengren; 2nd Place: "Death by Dating," Murray Triplett; 3rd Place: "Endure," Paul Meyers. Audience Choice Awards: "Peace Games," Dave Skousen; "Death by Dating," Murray Triplett; "Trebuche," Rebecca Thomas. Honorable Mention: "Peace Games," Dave Skousen; "A Melodramatic Thesis on Love," Tim Boisvert; "Trebuche," Rebecca Thomas; "Rain Nor Snow," The Fackrell Bros.; "Shimmer Man," Cole Webley; "Snap," Corey Roberson; "Dismount," Tyree Pini. Short Film Competition: 1st Place: "American Made," Marcus Cano; 2nd Place: "The Trumpeter," David Waldram; 3rd Place: "Runaway Bathtub," Annie Poon. Audience Choice Awards: "American Made," Marcus Cano; "The Trumpeter," David Waldram; "The Theory of Nakedness," Rhett Lewis, Burke Lewis. Honorable Mention: "The Furniture," Tyler Measom; "self/worth/less," Scott Halford; "The Vagrant," Dave Skousen; "A Story of the Woods," Jihong Min; "The Theory of Nakedness," Rhett Lewis, Burke Lewis; "The Conqueror Worm," Andreas Peterson.

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