Austin, Texas October 13 - 15, 2017


Get Ready for A Spooky Challenge!

The weekend? October 13 - 15, 2017

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

Do you like to be scared? Do you love Hitchcock? Bring on the fake blood and the rumbling undercurrent sound effect and get ready for a weekend you won't forget.

Filmmakers from all over the Austin, TX area will compete to see who can make the best horror short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will screen at Filmapalooza 2018.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $150 USD/team ends Mon, Sep 18
  • Regular: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 13

Repeat Offender? Participants that registered a team for the regular 48HFP during the previous 12 months will receive a $25 USD discount. Register Your Team Now!Join Our Email List

Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 13, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 15, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

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

  • Forgotten Door Studios Sam Holland
  • Team El Guapo Frank Salinas

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