The 48 Hour Film Project

The Cape Town 48 Hour Film Project

Cape Town Filmmakers Take to the Streets

This weekend 500 filmmakers from Cape Town are making films in the 48 Hour Film Project! All of completed films will screen on the dates below.

There are still a few slots available in the Cape Town 48HFP.

Register for the Cape Town 48 Hour Film Project now!

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Cape Town will be listed to the right.
  • Media: You must submit your film on one of the media listed to the right.
  • Documents: You must submit releases for all team members, all music, all locations, and any other copyrighted material, as well as a team leader's agreement, a roster, and a certification statement. These forms can be downloaded from on our production documents page.
  • Rules/FAQ: You should make sure that your film complies with our rules. If you have questions about the rules, the best place to go is our faq.
  • 48HFP Hotline: If you have a question during the filmmaking weekend, call the 48HFP Hotline. The number is on the Kickoff Info Sheet that your team representative was given at the kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: The location to drop off your film is listed below.
  • Coda: Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!

Cape Town 48HFP Events


Date  31 October (Friday)
Time  18:00-19:00
Place  Cape Audio College, Unit 8B The Waverley ,Mowbray Cape Town


Date  2 November (Sunday)
Time  16:00-20:30 (by 19:30 to be on time!)
Place  Cape Audio College, Unit 8B The Waverley ,Mowbray Cape Town

Premiere Screenings

Date  8-9 November 2014
Time  15:30 - 16:30 ,17:00 -18:30 , 19:00-20:30
Place  Ster-Kinekor Nouveau (V&A Waterfront), King Warehouse Red-Shed Victoria & Alfred Waterfront Cape Town 8000

Cape Town 48HFP Links


Required Elements

to be announced

Required Media

For the Cape Town 48HFP, your film must be submitted on one of the following media:

  • (preferred) a self-contained Quicktime file with no proprietary codecs on either:
    - data DVD
    - USB flash drive
    (Read this page before giving us a Quicktime file!)
  • Codecs: H264 or ProRes
  • Resolution: SD or HD (1980x1080)
  • Frame Rate: 25fps PAL
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Widescreen

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Screening Groups

Group A
Screening on 8 November (Saturday) @ 15:00
Screening on 9 November (Sunday) @ 19:00

After Hours , Nicita Botha
Dali's Imagination, Ashleigh Da Silva
ENDY FILMS, Nicol Dippenaar
Heart Media, Tyrone Mackay
Media Village Productions, ARDEEN MUNNIK
Pringiers Films, larissa Pringiers
Silver Bullet , Diana Keam
The Legion, Leandro Lima
Trilogy Creative Studios, Deryck Broom
TWR, Hessam Binesh
Zodiac, Eric Uys

Group B
Screening on 8 November (Saturday) @ 17:00
Screening on 9 November (Sunday) @ 15:00

28Eighty Crew, Aimee Pasierbek
Cape Take-over, Lucas Lukas
Digital Cartel, Meagan Pontack
Fatal-4-Way Entertainment, Busisa Sogwagwa
Inner Eye's, Martin Geldenhuys
Miss K, Khosie Dali
MJR, James Randriamandrato
SAE Institute South Africa, Bryce Hepburn
Storyteller Productions, Ron Moller
The E.D., Lukas Kuhne
The Triggerfishes, Anthony Silverston
Whytewood Creative, Aidan Whytock

Group C
Screening on 8 November (Saturday) @ 19:00
Screening on 9 November (Sunday) @ 17:00

/Xam, Yongama Ximbi
Artificial Reality, Dylan Thomson
Cutting Point Productions, Ethan Storm
Declan & The Torches, Declan Manca
Echo Ledge, Rafeeqah Galant
InSequins , Amy Wilson
Media Village Training, Sandi Ndlovu
Red Fox Pictures, Stephen Wiggill
Smack a Fish, Niel Goldie
The CityBowl Slickers, Pascale Neuschafer
The Masters of the West , Gustav Franke-Matthecka
the memebranes, Kelly Walker
Underscore_Productions , T.A.Dereck Lungu