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, Court Métrage.


What's so special about the 48 Hour Film Project?

The 48HFP challenges

your team to write, shoot, edit, score and a short

film in only 48 hours. You will be assigned two random genres and you must shoot your

film using either, or both, of the genres. Each city will be

assigned its own set of elements - character, prop and line of dialogue.


Genres Elements FAQs


Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 10
  • Regular: $178 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 25
  • Late: $198 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 4
Register Your Team Now!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 4, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 6, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
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.

  • Chilled Monkey Brains Derek Herman
  • Cook St. Productions Justin Tyrrell
  • Nebulus Visions Multimedia Bradley Haag
  • No Zombies Productions Brett Paul
  • Oy Vey/Mikrolab Productions Nancy Fingerhood
  • Ruff Ruff Dog Productions susan lyles
  • Team TKLOTS Kevin Downing

Films from Previous Years


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