2022 was the sixth Little Cinema & Galway City of Film 48 Hour Challenge, and it was the first Challenge to take place in person after Lockdown. A new rule was incorporated where teams had to include a special shot type in their film, a dutch angle.

The Best Film Award went to The Unmentionablés with their film Juniper, captained by Lakshika Serasinhe.

Other awards as judged by a team of industry professionals were as followed:

Best Film – Juniper – The Unmentionablés
Best Cinematography – John Murphy – Mac An Saol
Best Editing – Phillippa Larkin – My Little Homie
Best Actor – Paul Fitzgerald – Fare is Fair
Best Actress – Eavan Murphy – Juniper
Best Special – FX Barry Fahy – Fare is Fair
Best Music Score – Tobias Barry – Juniper
Best Line – Manolo Marceno – Washed Out
Best Prop – John Murphy – Mac An Saol
Audience Award – Washed Out