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 Registration Opens: Tuesday, May 8

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jun 18
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 3
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 13
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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

Films from Previous Years


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