Denver, Colorado August 3 - 5, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 3 - 5, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Denver, CO 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

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 9
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 24
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 3
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

48HFP - THE CLASS!

Tickets: $10.00 USD PURCHASE
Sat, Jun 30, 2018 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Open Media Foundation
700 Kalamath Street, Denver 80204

Providing opportunities to improve your filmmaking skills, harnessing local resources to support your work, and getting the community together is a top priority over here at the Denver 48 Hour Film Project. NEW THIS YEAR, and something about which we are very excited, is the 48 HOUR FILM PROJECT PRIMER CLASS!

Designed for those already signed up for the 48 as well as those simply contemplating it, this 2 hour workshop will be led by industry professionals (a number of which are 48HFP pros) and will cover topics related to common problems and how to address them, how to best prepare and utilize your scant 48 hours, and what equipment will best serve you throughout the event.

Be prepared, meet the challenge, and see your film spread (proudly) across the big screen! $10 to participate/$5 DOM members.

Meet & Greet - Early Bird Pricing is Ending!

Mon, Jul 2, 2018 @ 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Syntax Physic Opera
554 South Broadway, Denver 80209

Early Bird Registration is coming to a close. Come pal around with us 48HFP people, have a cocktail, throw out some questions, and find or bolster a team. We are here to help you figure out how to make all this AMAZING fit in to your life!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 3, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 5, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sun, Aug 12, 2018
Sie FilmCenter
2510 East Colfax Avenue, Denver 80206

Participating Teams

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

  • Closet Elvis Productions Marcelo Illarmo
  • Glamorous Duplicity Ian Heller
  • Lil BroPeeps Huy Ngo
  • Manic Film Puppies Jonathan Manning
  • Nebulus Visions Bradley Haag
  • Red Raptor Video Jordan Spalding
  • Ruff, Ruff Dog Productions, LLC susan lyles
  • Snazzy J Studios Gary Fieldman
  • Sputnik Earl Ilano
  • Team Shaun Shaun Asakura
  • Three Avenues Productions Zachary Andrews
  • Ugly Mutt Entertainment Mark Pekari

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