Albuquerque, New Mexico July 15 - 17, 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 15 - 17, 2016

The challenge? To make a film in only 48 hours!

Filmmakers from all over the Albuquerque, NM area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world at Filmapalooza 2017 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $140 USD/team ends Mon, Jun 20
  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 5
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 15
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Meet and Greet

Thu, Jun 2, 2016 @ 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Our next Meet and Greet is scheduled for Thursday, June 2. Location is TBA, but there will be libations and interesting people to network and mingle with. Put it on your calendar! More details coming soon.

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 15, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 17, 2016
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $11
Group A: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Fri, Jul 22, 2016 @ 6:30pm
Group C: Fri, Jul 22, 2016 @ 8:30pm
KiMo Theatre
423 Central Avenue Northwest, Albuquerque 87102

Best Of Screening

Thu, Jul 28, 2016 @ 7:00pm
KiMo Theatre
423 Central Avenue Northwest, Albuquerque 87102

Wrap Party

Thu, Jul 28, 2016 @ 9:30pm - 11:30pm

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film for Albuquerque in only 48 hours.

  • Team Who's Got The Wig? Michael Miller
  • Videotero Toby Younis

Films from Previous Years

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