Buffalo, New York August 18 - 20, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 18 - 20, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the Buffalo, NY 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

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 24
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 8
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 18
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 18, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Parkside Lodge
84 Parkside Avenue, Buffalo

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 20, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Parkside Lodge
84 Parkside Avenue, Buffalo

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 @ 11:30am
Group B: Sun, Aug 27, 2017 @ 11:30am
North Park Theatre
1428 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo 14216

Participating Teams

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

  • Chaparral Group Chris Santucci
  • Crowley Webb Joe Russell
  • Dark Labs Mike Raisch
  • Fighting Mongoose Kevin Minorczyk
  • Fuzzylogic Inc Stephen Howe
  • Pizza Dog Studios Bill Paterson
  • Rivers INKD Aaron Doolittle
  • Shoebox Cinema Kevin Bohner
  • Struggling Film Students Aaron May
  • Team BM-VM Leonard Medico Jr.

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