New Haven, Connecticut July 27 - 29, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 27 - 29, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the New Haven, CT 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 2019 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2019 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 2
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 17
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 27
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

48HFP New Haven / WPAA TV - One Month to Kick-off Party

Fri, Jun 29, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm
WPAA TV - and Community Media Center
28 S Orchard St Wallingford, Connecticut 06492

Come one, come all and meet fellow New Haven 48 Hour Film Project filmmakers and see what community TV and media centers are all about! 

With one month before Kick-off, it's time to mix, mingle, and enjoy free food at the Wallingford Public Access Association TV and Community Media Center! 

Watch previous NHV48HFP films and explore the studio space of the WPAA-TV, maybe you can even be on camera talking about why you love the 48! 

Refreshments will be served.

RSVP via facebook

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 27, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Brother Jimmy's New Haven
196 Crown Street

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 29, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Brother Jimmy's New Haven
196 Crown Street

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Aug 1, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Whitney Humanities Center
53 Wall St, New Haven 06511

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film for New Haven in only 48 hours.

  • CASAD Films Brian Colwell
  • Cinema Sisters Lisa Tedesco
  • Connecticut FilmWorks David Distinti
  • Dutch Elm Disease Benjamin Hecht
  • Good, Bad and the Fugly bryan metzger
  • Jester Pictures Frank Fasano
  • Platinum Gear Productions Chris Goodenough
  • Stepping Out Vincent Liota
  • Team Cyclops-Snowman Jenifer Stockdale
  • The West Haven Film Collective Michael Illian
  • Two-Bit Pictures Rick Desilets
  • Wax Idiotical Film Mark Marshall

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