Denver, Colorado August 4 - 6, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 4 - 6, 2017

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 2018 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2018 Short Film Corner.

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Registration Fees

  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 4
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 4, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cluster Studios
3881 Steele St, Denver 80205

Shake out all your jitters, get an eyeball on the other teams, AND get your needed information for the weekend in the form of your genre, prop, character and line of dialogue!

Cluster Studios has opened their doors to us for kick-off and it is a great place from which to start your filming weekend. There are some tricks to getting to the building and specifics on where to park. PLEASE be sure to refer to your informational email to get the hot details.

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 6, 2017 @ 5:00pm - 9:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Skylark Lounge
140 South Broadway, Denver 80209

Oh how we love the Skylark as our drop-off location! So much action, great viewing, and a perfect place to unwind for a hot second after having crushed it all weekend. Arrive with all pieces ready to go by 7:30pm to be on-time. We will be on site 5pm-9pm to collect films.

Park in the lot directly behind the building, along the garage doors across Maple Ave or on the street (Lincoln totally works). Drive carefully - we'll be here for ya!

Premiere Screenings

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
Sie FilmCenter
2510 East Colfax Avenue, Denver 80206

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data DVD
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9)
  • Pixel Ratio: Widescreen (16:9)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (23.976)
  • Interlacing: Progressive / NON-Interlaced
  • Audio Codec: AAC (.aac), WAV (.wav)

Participating Teams

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

  • Aggressively Beige Meredith McDonald
  • Alley Cat Productions Jasser Sotelo
  • Bad Pixel Productions Greg Chandler
  • Benevolent Camera James Johnson
  • Big Pixel Ent. Taylor Williams
  • Binary Helix Linh Ngo
  • Burning Script Pictures Kyle Homan
  • Chilled Monkey Brains Derek Herman
  • Cinema Geeks Kirk Anderson
  • Cook St. Productions Justin Tyrrell
  • Dragoon Films Ross Villeneuve
  • Dynamic Trio Films Kimberly Faber
  • Emerald Fox Charissa Beeves
  • Empyrean Media Arts Eric Richards
  • JackWagon Productions Michael Burnell
  • King Charles LTD Jordan Arrick
  • Lost Moon TV Patrick Smith
  • Maskil Productions Tim Nolte
  • Michigan Made Aaron Snyder
  • Mighty Morphin Campesinos Camilo Luera
  • Milk with Ice Cubes Johan Christianson
  • Nebulus Visions Multimedia Bradley Haag
  • No Zombies Productions Brett Paul
  • Orange Vest Productions Chad Terry
  • Oy Vey/Mikrolab Productions Nancy Fingerhood
  • PURE JUNK Anton Church
  • Pre-Wipe Productions Brad Vassar
  • RamCam Films Danielle Klein
  • Red Raptor Video Jordan Spalding
  • Rover Scope Films Jenny Urice
  • Ruff Ruff Dog Productions susan lyles
  • Running Riot Pictures Greg Eakins
  • Stranger Studios Will Kingston
  • Team Name Pending Dylan Merle-Raeburn
  • Team Squaredime Joshua Palmer
  • Team TKLOTS Kevin Downing
  • Team Thanatos Evgueni Mlodik
  • The Co-creators Shawna Schultz
  • The Little Tiger That Could! Alec Farmer
  • Three Avenues Productions Zachary Andrews
  • Twisted Hammock Byron Ferguson
  • Ugly Mutt Entertainment Mark Pekari
  • Wandering Paw Films Diamond Durst
  • X-Pollination Productions Jeremy Green

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