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

  • 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?

Premiere Screenings

June 22nd & 23rd @ TBA
Lake Creek 7
13729 Research Park Loop #1500, Austin 78727

Actors & Musician Auditions for Individual & Group Performers

Sun, May 29, 2016 @ 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Austin Public Access Television
1143 Northwestern Ave, Austin 78702

To reserve a time slot, go to:

Media Mixer w/The Selfless Lovers

Sun, May 29, 2016 @ 5:00pm - 7:00pm
The Vortex/Butterfly Bar
2307 Manor Rd , Austin 78722

Step into a pocket of Austin-That-Was!

Come listen to The Selfless Lovers, a local Indie Jazz-Rock group that performs ORIGINAL tunes inspired by the classic sounds of the late 60's- mid 70's mixed with modern funk and hip-hop grooves.

Entry is free to anyone, but a $5 ticket (available at will get you:

1. $1 off your drinks at the Butterfly Bar

2. FREE popcorn

3. Discounts at Patrizi's

4. BOGO vouchers for the May 29th performance of Privacy Settings at the theater (while supplies last, prices normally range from $10-30/seat)

Theater, music, culinary enchantment... let the magic sink in and fuel your creativity!

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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.

  • Austin International Pictures Tom Booker
  • Bad Walrus Films colton wilie
  • Below The Line Christian Olteanu
  • Big Boys, Small Toys Cody Kenner
  • Brandon Reich Films Brandon Reich
  • Cathedral Films David Avila
  • Clamiversary Linda Wootton
  • Common Culprits Scott Edwards
  • Dynamic Vision Michael Neel
  • emulsion = emotion Kevin Mounce
  • Enligh10 Media/Me, A Camera, and a Tripod Production Lascelles McCarthy III
  • Evil Grin Gift Box Thomas Rapp
  • Film Presence Players Kristi Treitler
  • Forgotten Door Sam Holland
  • Imagine Your Dreams Robert Ansley
  • Prevaricate Matt Oglesby
  • Red Twit Entertainment Maurizio Maya
  • Revolution Monkey Dani Miller
  • Samuel Ali Productions Samuel Tabatabai
  • Space Fire Films & Dhara Visual Prakash Natarajan
  • Story, TX Claire O'Neal
  • Strawberry Moon Pictures Todd Essary
  • Studio Two | Seven | Two Brian Schwabauer
  • Ten House Productions Trey Huguley
  • Tree of Life Productions Kamrin Vaclavik
  • Unclarity Entertainment Claire Norris
  • YOUvolution Craig Inzana

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