Austin, Texas June 10 - 12, 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 10 - 12, 2016

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

Filmmakers from all over the Austin, TX 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, May 16
  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, May 31
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 10
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Studio Party

Fri, May 13, 2016 @ 7:00pm
Golden Arm Media
7801 N Lamar Blvd, Austin 78752

So you think you might wanna join, or even LEAD a 48 Hour Film Project... GREAT! What's next? Come see what happens once you've got a few 48 Hour Film Projects under your belt!

Veteran of Team Van Loan, Chris Van Loan, Jr. and his associates are pleased to welcome fans and participants of the 48 Hour Film Project to their new production space, Golden Arm Media, for a studio party. Mix, mingle, network, DANCE, eat, drink and post selfies!

Tickets are $10 on Eventbrite before May 7th, $12 online thereafter or $15 at the door.

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 10, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Precision Camera & Video
2438 West Anderson Lane, Austin 78757

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 12, 2016 @ 5:00pm - 11:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
The Vortex/Butterfly Bar
2307 Manor Rd , Austin 78722

Participating Teams

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

  • Evil Grin Gift Box Thomas Rapp
  • Film Presence Players Kristi Treitler
  • Ten House Productions Trey Huguley

Films from Previous Years

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