Odyssey Medal

Elizabeth Ann Langston

Liz Langston

Liz Langston '84 is the co-Founder and Executive Director of the 48 Hour Film Project, the world's oldest and largest timed filmmaking competition. Each year over 58,000 people from 120 cities around the world compete to see who can make the best film in only 48 hours. In the 12 years of the 48 Hour Film Project's existence, over 21,000 films have been made by 330,000 people. Before she reached the point where her creative endeavors allowed her to quit her "day job" she was a researcher at the Urban Institute and Pacific Institute for Research and Analysis in Washington, D.C. She now lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.