Louisville, Kentucky July 21 - 23, 2017

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Louisville and turning it into movie-making madness for 48 hours! Teams of filmmakers have a single weekend - this one - to write, shoot and edit their short films! All completed entries will be unveiled on the big screen, at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Louisville will be listed on this page after kickoff.
  • Media: You must submit your film according to the formats listed lower on this page.
  • 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: You should make sure that your film complies with our Filmmaking Rules and Competition Rules. If you have questions about the rules, the best place to go is our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • 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: Your film must be dropped off at the location listed on this page.

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!

Elements Genres FAQs

Required Media

  • Video Codec: AVCHD, H.264, MPEG-4
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data Blu-Ray, Data DVD
  • File Type: AVI (.avi), MPEG 4 (.m4v), MPEG 4 (.mp4), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), HD 720 (1280x720), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Standard (4:3), Widescreen (16:9), Anamorphic
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (23.976)

Required Elements

  • Character: Ryan or Rae Addington, Doctor
  • Prop: a garden hose
  • Line: ""You have got to be kidding me." OR "You've got to be kidding me.""

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 23, 2017 @ 5:00pm - 11:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Molly Malones in the Highlands
933 Baxter Avenue, Louisville 40204

Must be turned in by 7:30PM to be on-time!

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Group A: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 @ 5:00pm
Group B: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Village 8 Theaters
4014 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville 40207

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Sat, Aug 5, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Village 8 Theaters
4014 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville 40207

Screening Groups

Group A Sunday, July 30, 2017 @ 5:00pm
Sunday, July 30, 2017 @ 7:00pm

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Beargrass Media Patrick Fitzgerald
  • Boom Roasted Michael Goatley
  • Fashion Farms Unlimited Nicholas Posante
  • Four Shots Productions Tim Gooch
  • Good People Richard Marshall
  • Home Louie Mindy Niemann
  • Mayther Digital Andrew Robinson
  • OfficeRocker Productions Tim Miller
  • Renegade Art Productions Herschel Zahnd
  • Video Vamps Marcia Ziegler
  • Weekend Chocolate Warriors Ernesto Ramos
  • Widum Boise Alex Constante

Group B Sunday, July 30, 2017 @ 5:15pm
Sunday, July 30, 2017 @ 7:00pm

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Eight Pint Productions Jon-Mark Sandquist
  • Golden Apple Kevin McGloshen
  • Magnolia Studios Daniel Wine
  • Neo Greo Entertainment Jeremy Fothergill
  • Purple Swing Productions Paul Lynch
  • Red Es Rojo Entertainment Rarlando Ramsey
  • Ronin Noir Paul Coffey
  • Sharky Farmer Films Charles Waddell
  • Small Step Films Austin Sheehan
  • Superclownhappyhour Andrea Kiefer
  • Team Inner Haven Andrew Michael
  • The PROcrastinators Eric Rhemrev

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