Austin, Texas June 1 - 3, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 1 - 3, 2018

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 2019 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2019 Short Film Corner.

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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, May 7
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, May 22
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 1
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 1, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinballz Lake Creek
13729 Research Blvd, Austin , Austin 78750

We'll be in the Corporate Room in the back to the right.  Arrive early to turn in paperwork.  Remember, the Kickoff STARTS at 6pm!  Filmmaking starts at 7pm.

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 3, 2018 @ 5:00pm - 10:59pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
The Vortex/Butterfly Bar
2307 Manor Rd , Austin 78722

Parking can be a challenge, so have a Driver and someone to jump out and hold your place in line!

BumperActive will be on hand to print t-shirts!

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Jun 13, 2018

Participating Teams

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

  • Cake Gig Christian Olteanu
  • Congress Bridge SWAMP Bats Daniel Magallanes
  • Edgen Films Justin Durban
  • No Promises Productions Megan Mcatee
  • Owen O’Neill Productions Roy Hunsicker
  • Team El Guapo Frank Salinas
  • Team Sin Nombre Todd Essary
  • Team Texhoma Ethan Dennis
  • Ten House Productions Trey Huguley
  • The Fatales Katusha Robert
  • Write or Die II Allison Herrera

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