Dallas, Texas August 17 - 19, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 17 - 19, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Dallas, TX 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.

Genres Elements FAQs

Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 23
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 7
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 17
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Tips and Tricks to the 48HFP

Sun, Jul 29, 2018 @ 1:00pm
Crossroads Church
2425 W Parker Road, Carrollton 75010

Still not comfortable? We will be covering a variety of tricks and strategies for those who are planning to take on the 48 hour film competition. 

Still don't have a team? Come and lets get you in one!

Learn more: http://www.48hourfilm.com/dallas-tx


Is this free?

Where can I park?
There is plenty of parking in front of the building we are meeting at.

Is this only for beginners?
No, if have done the 48HFP before, we still recommend you come to meet new people who you can work with. 

RSVP via facebook

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 17, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Crossroads Church
2425 W Parker Road, Carrollton 75010

Date/Time: Friday, August 17 @ 6:00pm
Place: Crossroads Church, 2425 W Parker Road, Carrollton, TX 75010

• Anyone can represent your team, but someone must be there.


• Find the agreement here: http://www.48hourfilm.com/documents

• The Team Representative will draw a genre for the team.

RSVP via facebook

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 19, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Angelika Film Center Dallas
5321 E Mockingbird Ln

Participating Teams

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

  • GoodBear Media Bear Hanrahan
  • Brown Water Films Dan Curtis
  • Complinko Jon Huddleston
  • Fun Filming Group Lucas Sims
  • HiRai Films Ryan Blitzer
  • Maker Table Ryan Polly
  • Oakmanor Studios Garrett Williams
  • Women In Film Dallas WIFD President

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