Johannesburg, South Africa 14 - 16 October 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? 14 - 16 October 2016

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

Filmmakers from all over the Johannesburg, ZA 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 2017 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: R1000 ZAR/team ends Fri, 30 Sep
  • Regular: R1200 ZAR/team ends Fri, 14 Oct
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Writing and Storytelling - Workshop 2

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 @ 9:00 - 15:00
eAcademy
Albury Rd, Randburg, 2196, South Africa

Only registered teams may attend the workshop. Attendance confirmed by rsvp to Johannesburg@48HourFilm.com.

Post Production & Technical Standards - Workshop 3

Sat, 8 Oct 2016 @ 10:00 - 15:00
eAcademy
Albury Rd, Randburg, 2196, South Africa

Only registered teams may attend the workshop. Attendance confirmed by rsvp to Johannesburg@48HourFilm.com.

How to Survive the 48 Hour Film Project

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 @ 18:30pm - 20:30pm
eAcademy
Albury Rd, Randburg, 2196, South Africa

Only registered teams may attend the workshop. Attendance confirmed by rsvp to Johannesburg@48HourFilm.com.

Kickoff Event

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 @ 18:00 - 19:00
eAcademy
Albury Rd, Randburg, 2196, South Africa

Corner of Jan Smuts Avenue and Albury Roads, entrance opposite YFM.

Dropoff Event

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 @ 18:00 - 21:00
by 19:30 to be on-time
eAcademy
Albury Rd, Randburg, 2196, South Africa

Corner of Jan Smuts Avenue and Albury Roads, entrance opposite YFM.

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: R50 ZAR PURCHASE
Group A: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 @ 20:00
Group B: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 @ 20:00
Group C: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 @ 20:00
Group D: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 @ 20:00
Cine Centre Killarney Mall, Johannesburg
Riviera Rd, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa

Tickets available at the door on each evening, or through your City Producers via email on Johannesburg@48hourfilm.com

Wrap Party

Fri, 4 Nov 2016

Screening Groups

Group A Monday, 24 October 2016 @ 20:00

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Academy of Television and Screen Arts Team 1 Mocke Janse van Veuren
  • Any name will do Roelof Bezuidenhout
  • Cool Productions Samuel Cornell
  • Irene Dramatic Society Adrian van der Merwe
  • Sketch Konexion Films jonathan selolo
  • Team Sasani 2016 Sethu Seti
  • Timothy Drew Films Timothy Drew

Group B Tuesday, 25 October 2016 @ 20:00

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Badly Spelled Porductions Pravesh Ranchod
  • BMH Arcadia Team 2 Roelof Bezuidenhout
  • Cut & Paste Kabelo Kebile
  • FFN-T2 Leslie Lendis
  • Quickwave Productions Siyabonga Gwala
  • Unlimited Creatives Pretty Mbatha
  • Zazi Urban Thandiswa Twecu

Group C Wednesday, 26 October 2016 @ 20:00

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Academy of Television and Screen Arts Team 2 Mocke Janse Van Veuren
  • Beatroot Productions Tshepiso Tjeeko
  • BMH Arcadia Team 1 Roelof Bezuidenhout
  • Lugkasteel 1 Lika de Beer
  • Lugkasteel 2 Lika de Beer
  • Purple Thunderliscious Productions Stuart Young
  • Rapscallion Dorette Nel
  • Sonke Film Productions Lebohang Mokgotho

Group D Thursday, 27 October 2016 @ 20:00

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • CD's and BJ's deon vd merwe
  • Nightlight Productions Nicho Barnard
  • Old Soul Films Tristan Schafer
  • Polony Calzone Graeme Roux
  • Reckless Haven Productions Danielle Retief
  • The Fire Collective Darren Meltz
  • WeTheThree Albe de Villiers

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