The 48 Hour Film Project

The Minneapolis 48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project comes to Minneapolis on the weekend of June 5 - 7, 2015. Filmmakers from all over the Minneapolis 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.

Regular registration is $160. If teams register after Tuesday, May 26 they must pay a rate of $175.

Register for the Minneapolis 48 Hour Film Project now!

Minneapolis 48HFP Events

Costume Rentals Workshop

Date  Tuesday, May 26
Time  7PM
Place  Costume Rentals, 855 E. Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN
Notes  Filmmakers are invited to a costume workshop held inside Costume Rentals. Afterwards, filmmakers are welcome to tour the venue and browse over 30,000 costumes.


Date  Friday, June 5
Time  to be announced
Place  Crooked Pint Ale House, 501 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Notes  Team Leaders will draw their genres and be given the required elements to use in their film. The 48 hours to write, shoot and edit their film begins.


Date  Sunday, June 7
Time  4:30 - 9:00pm (by 7:30pm to be on time!)
Place  Crooked Pint Ale House, 501 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Notes  Team Leaders return to the drop-off point and hand in their films.

Premiere Screenings

Date  June 16-18th
Time  7 & 9pm nightly
Place  Riverview Theater, 3800 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Tickets  $10

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Photo by Ryan Strandjord

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Registered Teams

Above-the-Line Entertainment, Kristin + Justin Schaack
Altitude Productions , Sara Sampey
Bilateral Films, Joseph Jolton
Brothers Grams, David Grams
Camo & Curls, Caron Bell
Chunky Milk Productions, Michael Wills
Circa Interactive, Dustin Solmonson
CLC Videography, CLC Videography
Crazy Tuesday Productions, Timmy Schrader
Donner Party, Amber Steimer
Erinaceous Productions, Sarah Mueller
ForevaImages & Always Good Productions, Alvan Washington
Forty-Eight Anchor Productions, Kristie Schafer
Fresh Produce, Carina Lofgren
Giant Invisible Man, Christopher Dritsas
Giraffe Crew, Devon O'Brien
Glenn Ronning, Glenn Ronning
Gold Coin Films, Paul Winkels
Green Sea Productions, John Gigrich
Green Shelf Productions, Heather Girtz
Hala Kahiki Production Studios, Richard Taylor
Harbinger Pictures & Paper Universe Films, Shane Meuwissen
Indenpendant Posse , Russell Johnson
Kalal Productions, Bryce Kalal
Laughing Gas Productions , Jesse Towler
Lighten Up, Francis, Chad Gilman
Mindwasp, Allison Howle
MN Filmmakers Meetup, Alan Polk
Naked Yeti Productions, Logan Jones
Otitis Media, Benjamin Coler
Outer Rim Productions, Damian Walker
Pretty Quick and Kinda Angry, Eric Mammen
Puzzle in Motion, James Daniels
RandRProductions, Rebecca Ross
Red 23 Films, Sean Skinner
Red Ink Productions, Joel Broughton
Rusty Nuts Productions, Rod Motzko
Scapegoat, Samuel Dunnewold
Schmidt Video Productions, LLC, Joshua Schmidt
Sominia, Matthew Bluhm
Sparky Stories, Nick Libbey
Squirrels in a bucket, Michael Prenevost
Steeltoe Stiletto, Sarah Heller
Sunny-a-Bunch Productions, Chris Schendel
Take One, Chad Pittenger
Tasty Little Biscuits, Colin McDougall
Team Snapzoom, Josh Bryant
Teammate Mate Team, Mitch Miller
Test Dummy Productions, Robby Underdal
The Don'ts and the Be Carefuls, C Warren Dale
The Very Special Specialty Coffee Beverages, Scott Van Daalen
tranquility, Frank Petrovic
Two Jackets Productions, Andrew Neill
Unchained Wolves, Chancellor Sheckissa
Uptop Films, Joe Kessler
WC Productions, Warner Nieborg
We'll Fix It In Post Productions, David Mair
We-Grillin-Tonight Films, Nathan Block