Buffalo, New York August 10 - 12, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 10 - 12, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Buffalo, NY 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, Jul 16
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 31
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 10
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 10, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 12, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sat, Aug 18, 2018
North Park Theatre
1428 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo 14216

Participating Teams

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

  • BMVM Michael Militello
  • Buffalo Jeanne Vinal
  • Cobb's Hill Productions Jason Gerlach
  • Dark Labs Mike Raisch
  • Fighting Mongoose Pictures Kevin Minorczyk
  • Gemhouse Shauna Presto
  • Kitchen Productions Louise Schoene
  • Lake Bottom Pictures Dominic Lauricella
  • Partially Submerged Elephants Travis Carlson
  • PizzaDog Studios Bill Paterson
  • Power Lens Productions Matthew DiMaria
  • Rivers INKD Aaron Doolittle
  • SWG Productions Danielle Morgera
  • Shut Up Mom I'm Making a Film Productions Andrew Rich
  • The Pack Mules Jared Matesic
  • Vegan Leather Darryl Hart

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