Around the World November 10 - 13, 2017


Get Ready for a Global Challenge!

The weekend? November 10 - 13, 2017

The challenge? To make a film in a single weekend!

Filmmakers from all over the world will compete to see who can make the best short film in only three days. The 4PFP is an online contest which follows the same basic idea of the 48HFP - write, produce, and edit a short film in just a weekend using an assigned genre and three elements which are announced via email at the start of the weekend.

The 4PFP films are all judged by a panel of film professionals, and the top 4PFP film will be awarded $3000 USD and screen at both Filmapalooza 2018 and the Cannes Film Festival 2018 Short Film Corner. Additionally the top 15 films will be made available online where the general public will vote for the winner of Audience Favorite, who will recieve $1000 USD and also screen at Filmapalooza 2018.

Make a Film in THREE Days!

The Four Points Film Project competition weekend begins at 7:00 PM your local time on November 10, 2017 and concludes on November 13. That gives your team 77 hours to write, shoot, edit, score and submit your short film. You will be assigned two random genres and you must shoot your film using either, or both, of the genres. Each time zone will be assigned its own set of elements - character, prop and line of dialogue. All films will be submitted online and instructions will be provided to your team upon registration.

Genres Elements FAQs

Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $125 USD/team ends Mon, Oct 16
  • Regular: $150 USD/team ends Tue, Oct 31
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Nov 10
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Nov 10, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Mon, Nov 13, 2017
by 11:59pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams around the world that will be making a short film in only 3 days for the Four Points Film Project.

  • Distant Calling Pictures Nathan Block
  • Saint Nick Al Adducci
  • Shrug Productions Erica Rowe
  • TheMAXeffect Sandy Antunes

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