Asheville, North Carolina June 16 - 18, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 16 - 18, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the Asheville, NC 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 2018 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2018, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $178 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 6
  • Late: $198 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 16
Register Your Team Now!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 16, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Asheville Brewing Co.
77 Coxe Ave, Asheville 28801

77 Coxe Ave location!
Tickets for the Premiere Screenings will be on sale at Kick-Off (77 Coxe Ave. Asheville, NC)!
Ticket sales for the Premiere Screenings begin at 11:00 am Friday 17th, at Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co. (675 Merrimon Ave. Asheville, NC).

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 18, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Group A: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 @ 10:00pm
Group B: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 @ 10:00pm
Group B: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Asheville Pizza & Brewing
675 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville 28804

Participating Teams

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

  • All Around Artsy Kira Bursky
  • Artivational Julie Whitis
  • Backup Residents Micah Parsons
  • Bigger Boat Pictures James Rosario
  • Blue Bear Productions Jason McGhinnis
  • Cat Fly Ted Kendrick
  • Electric Eclectic Productions Mikey Tietz
  • Fesiuk Films david Fesiuk
  • Jab, Cross, Hook, Uppercut Jeffrey Berry
  • Mamma Mia Pappa Razzi Travis Johnson
  • Optio Productions Optio Productions
  • Team Long Shot Craig Robinette
  • Team UNCA Anne Slatton
  • The Moment of Truth Dustin Abernathy
  • Transient Films Jason Land
  • Trust Fall Productions Trust Fall Productions

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