The 48 Hour Film Project

The Chicago 48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project comes to Chicago on the weekend of August 22 - 24, 2014. Filmmakers from all over the Chicago 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.

Enter today! Space is limited.

This year, teams will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Once the initial registration is complete, we will add teams to a waiting list.

Early Bird Registration is $140. Teams must register on or before Thursday, July 31 to get this special rate. Regular registration is $160. If teams register after Tuesday, August 12 they must pay a rate of $175.

Register for the Chicago 48 Hour Film Project now!

Chicago 48HFP Events

Chicago 48HFP Meet and Greet

Date  Tuesday, July 29
Time  6-8pm
Place  Schuba's Tavern, 3159 N. Southport
Notes  The Chicago 48 Hour Film Project invites all Chicagoland filmmakers to attend a meet and greet at Schuba's Tavern on Tuesday, July 29th at 6:00 PM. We encourage everyone participating in this year's 48 Hour Film Project to attend so that you can network and build teams, register, and also receive announcements and other information regarding the August 22nd kickoff. We'll be meeting in the second floor private event room so remember to bring your business cards to network and build your teams and we hope to see you there!


Date  Friday, August 22
Time  6:00pm - 7:00pm
Place  to be announced


Date  Sunday, August 24
Time  to be announced (by 7:30pm to be on time!)
Place  to be announced

Chicago 48HFP Links


Photo by Kelvin Kay.

Our Sponsors

Registered Teams

A Bright Afternoon, Spiro Siavelis
AMPT Films, Eddy Torigoe
C47's Productions, Kelin Field
Chooch Patrol, Christopher Dorsano
Gesso, Nancy Khurana
Good Bee Films , Roman Polanski
Kick A Rock, Sergio Torres
Monkey Eye Productions, Alexander Rott
Nihai Productions , Mihai Cavaliere
Pogo Productions, Paul Gall
R Underground, Bryen Hensley
Racine silent Ninjas, Benjamin Ehnert
Team Rad, Jordan Biagomala
Team S'mores, Alex Srednoselac
The Farrow Boys, whatever that means, Kevin Hricik
Visual Disturbance Productions, Michael Liacone
Wolfen Films, Joseph Greene