Cleveland, Ohio July 13 - 15, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 13 - 15, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Cleveland, OH 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

  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 3
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 13
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 13, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 15, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Tue, Jul 24, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Tue, Jul 24, 2018 @ 9:30pm
Group C: Wed, Jul 25, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Group D: Wed, Jul 25, 2018 @ 9:30pm
Atlas Cinemas Lakeshore 7
22624 Lakeshore Blvd, Euclid 44123

World Premier of the 2018 Cleveland 48 Hour Film Project films!

Best Of Screening

Wed, Aug 8, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Atlas Cinemas Lakeshore 7
22624 Lakeshore Blvd, Euclid 44123

Top films from this year's 48 Hour Film Project, followed immediately by the awards ceremony and Wrap Party.

Wrap Party

Wed, Aug 8, 2018 @ 9:00pm

Participating Teams

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

  • 7th Art FILM CLUB 7th Art FILM CLUB
  • Black Belt Productions Dan Edwards
  • Calhoun- Blue Productions Cornell Calhoun III
  • Cosmic Octopus Daniel Clement
  • D.A.A.S films Antonio Harper
  • Dark Horses Productions Pauline Nowakowski
  • Fly-By-Wire Films Remy Gareau
  • Frolicking Films Nina Hummel
  • Ghetto Kids Big Dreams Marc Moore
  • Handled Animals Joshua Lawhorn
  • Immscape Therese Lemmen
  • Innovative Productions Andrew Repasy
  • J-Crew Johnny Wu
  • Khepri Stephen Shaum
  • One-dor Twins Films Jez Shuvani
  • Put A Bird On It Productions Julia Jones
  • Red Kurtain Productions Jessie DeLap
  • Rephase Films Teresa Crockett
  • Right of Way Productions Michael Faddoul
  • TEAM MZ-48 MATT FRIEDEN
  • Tealdor Films Ellen Luckoski
  • The Absolute Units David Schwartz
  • The Brutal Flowers Tyler Thomas
  • Three Knights Alex Gressel
  • White Midnight Scott Brosius

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