Cleveland, Ohio October 16 - 18, 2015

Get Ready for A Spooky Challenge!

The weekend? October 16 - 18, 2015

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 Cleveland, OH area will compete to see who can make the best horror short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will screen at Filmapalooza 2016.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $150 USD/team ends Mon, Sep 21
  • Regular: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 16

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!Looking to Join a Team?

Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 16, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 18, 2015 @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Wed, Oct 28, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Wed, Oct 28, 2015 @ 9:30pm
Tower City Cinemas

Participating Teams

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

  • Aldous Mustache Jeffrey Lange
  • Gone Fishin' Productions Chris Bilecki
  • Green Screen Avengers Rob Troxell
  • J-Crew Johnny Wu
  • Labyrinth Films Julie Simon
  • Szego Films Scott Szego
  • TriggFX Richard Trigg
  • White Midnight Scott Brosius

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