Charlotte, North Carolina August 11 - 13, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 11 - 13, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the Charlotte, NC 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 2018 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2018 Short Film Corner.

Special Local Landmark Requirement

    Special Requirement for the Charlotte 48HFP 2017: Each film must include a landmark (building, monument, etc.) or identifying characteristic (e.g., bus, city office) from the Carolinas (North or South).


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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 1
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 11
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 11, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

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

  • Artivational Julie Whitis
  • CLT PRODUCTION TEAM RED Sarah Tang
  • ChreatoR Productions Rio Lidgerding
  • Midnight Crow Productions Ebony Wilson
  • Studio GreyBlue Tom Moody
  • The Cashew Gallery Jacob Wishnek
  • The Queen's Miscreants Carey Head
  • Unstoppable Failure AJ Schraeder
  • Wolf359 Productions James Cotton

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