The 48 Hour Film Project

The Los Angeles 48 Hour Film Project

Los Angeles Filmmakers Take to the Streets

This weekend 1900 filmmakers from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 48HFP.

Register for the Los Angeles 48 Hour Film Project now!

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Los Angeles 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!

Los Angeles 48HFP Events


Date  Friday, August 1
Time  5:00pm - 7:00pm
Place  Regal Cinemas LA Live , 1000 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
Notes  Registration will be on the second floor in the lobby. Once registered, please proceed to Theater 5 to receive your film assignments.


Date  Sunday, August 3
Time  5:30 (by 7:30pm to be on time!)
Place  Regal Cinemas LA Live , 1000 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
Notes  Drop-off is located in Theater 5. You must be through the doors of Theater 5 by 7:00pm to be considered, "on time".

Premiere Screenings

Date  August 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st
Time  7:00, 9:30
Place  Regal Cinemas LA Live

Los Angeles 48HFP Links


Photo by Matt Purciel.

Required Elements

to be announced

Required Media

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

  • (preferred) a self-contained Quicktime file
    - codecs for HD: Apple Pro-Res, Apple Intermediate Codec, H.264 (min data rate 16Mbps), HDV, DVCProHD, Motion JPEG-A, or Avid DNXHD
    - codecs for SD: codecs for SD: DV-NTSC, Apple Pro-Res, H.264 (min data rate 16Mbps), or Motion JPEG-A
    - resolution: (preferred) 1920x1080 or 720x480
    - submission formats: (preferred) USB flash drive (MAC format preferred) or a data DVD
  • video DVD (not recommended)


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Screening Groups

Group A
Screening on Monday, August 18 @ 7:00pm

'Fraid of Hites, Dana Hite
ArunVirProductions, Arun Vir
Center Cut Productions, Mark Schaefer
Evanture Films, Evan Morton
Fustercluck Films, James C Stevens
Grizzly Productions, Immanuel Davis
hygiene, Nick Peet
Mandi Eats a Muffin (and other adventures), Sean and Victoria Hilferty
ONE Collective, Melanie Makaiwi
Rivers INK'D, Aaron Doolittle
Spartistry, Yisrael Dubov
The Prussians Are Coming, Mona Miller
Werner Bros, Max Goldman

Group B
Screening on Monday, August 18 @ 9:30pm

Bonnet to Bodice, Kirby Howell-Baptiste
Damn that television!, Michael Maggiano
Heres Looking At You Productions, Jonathan Schwartz
Illicit Works, Junior Ruiz
Jumpstars, Ben Jumper
LightningBell Productions, Mark Bell
Mr. Sophistication, DeWalt Mix
ROMIX Productions, Rommel Andaya
San Angeles, Molly Bendell
Team Rocket, Charles Agnew
Tromso Blue, Julian Oros
XENOGLOSSY, Tom Fugelsang

Group C
Screening on Tuesday, August 19 @ 7:00pm

1,2,3, Go!, Lauren Nordholm
3052 Productions, Jennifer Vanheeckeren
At It Again, Alyssa Carter
Chemical Sunset, Camelia Poespowidjojo
Feast Mode, Shaun DeHaan
Gypsy Kids , Cassandra Briskman
It's Like Science, George Mann
maxchroma, Ian LIM
Metal Pixel Foundry, Jonathan Medel
PiePie Productions, Roe Moore
Rogue Division, Andrew Kadikian
Spirit OnScreen, Steven Alloway
Winged Witness, Alex Harris

Group D
Screening on Tuesday, August 19 @ 9:30pm

Addison 10, Michael Sohcot
Broken Hologram, Steven Torres
Danny Schramm Productions, Danny Schramm
GLIX, Cynthia Bravo Moreno
Hi-Fi Films, Brett Jozel
Lion's Claw Productions, Sean Hickey
Mykitta Bros, Kyle Mykitta
PodZombiePalooza, Steven E Kimbrough
Red Ahead Productions, Arthur Lang
Sean Heyman, sean Heyman
Team Team, Jason Talton
Truf , Yavonne Williams
Y-Nots, Young TJ

Group E
Screening on Wednesday, August 20 @ 7:00pm

2880, Robert Harden Jr
BlankFilms, Julio Macias
Chewbacca and the love machine, William Beltran
Fist The Mountain, Maria Pasquarelli
Happy Canyon Club, Nick Roth
Just Shoot It!, Kari Swanson
Mic & Nik's Major Motion Pics, Sahar Nikakhtar
Previous Entertainment, Jenna-Lee Carreiro
Rogue Taurus Productions, Paul Porter
Supergroup, Daniel Yonathan
The Real Hollywood Tower Players, Stephanie Dieter, Indian Maiden
X, Jeffrey Elmont

Group F
Screening on Wednesday, August 20 @ 9:30pm

Amalgamated Grommets, Stephen Mickelsen
Burnt Cookie Productions, Julie Raelyn
DieNasty, Greg Tamura
Good Luck Road Films, M.Wesley Watson
Hockey Hair, Inc., Colin Ryan
Los Pollos Hermanos, Krew Keth
Newspaper Rock, Spencer Brod
Reel Deal Productions, Dan Pena
Sethward Productions, Sethward Allison
Team Whatever, Mike Sarti
Two Way Street, Trevor Kempton
Zontal Studios, Robert Cosci

Group G
Screening on Thursday, August 21 @ 7:00pm

48 All-Stars, Leo Sopicki
Blink of an Eye Films, Lidia Estrada
Clubhouse 122, Clinton-Khile Bragger
DreamFactory, Meghna Nagarajan
Forty Tres, Aundrea Garcia
Hard as Nails Inc., Joseph Grayem
Koo Koo Kachoo, TJ Barton
Mister Pants, Bert Royal
Pumpkin Studios, Tristan Starr
Rubicon Crossing, Carl Pinder
Team Awesome, Travis Blades
Transplant Pictures, Adam Bradshaw
Worker Bees, Marquise Harris

Group H
Screening on Thursday, August 21 @ 9:30pm

Amerilanka, Lakpathy Wijesekara
black moon, bianca kajlich
COILED IT Films , Brandy Grant
Don't Quit Your Seagull, Elisa Morse
Gravity XL, Anthony Canello
Hustlers & witches productions, Brian Weiss
MMM, Micah Levin
Nothing Films, Rob Macey
Requiem for a Dream Sequence, Zachary Leazer
Sia Later FOAO, Brent Howard
The Abusement Park, Elizabeth Lockard
Upper State Entertainment, ryan constantino

Group I
Screening on Monday, August 25 @ 7:00pm, Raul Cebrian-Parrondo
Blue Aura Pictures, Josh Andersen
Create, Dylan McEnerney
F.A., Maria Fernandez
Frag Out Films, Tyson Galland
Heisenberg's Heroes, Deirdre Murray-Holmes
Lets make a film, Jacob Kimmick
Moxie, Kevin Thomas
RAGE LEAGUE, Ryan Burkhard
SCALLYWAG, Jake Basnett
Team Dissension, Topher Jones
Trinoceros, Fernando Raigoza Jr.
Woodbury University Crack Team, arthur oganesyan

Group J
Screening on Monday, August 25 @ 9:30pm

Angles and lines, Juan Graham
Canyon Ranch Cinema, John Kiapos
distillery, Kathryn Harriman
Dragonfly, debora rocha
Grinning Man Media Group, Edward Dougherty
IZZO Entertainment, JT Billings
Magic Feather Inc., John Davidson
Nvisionate Studios, Nick Somers
Return of the Cheese, Brian Dean
Sofa King, Jack Stanley
The Fun House Production , Sri Venkatesh Godavari
WNE Films, Sara Burgess