Nijmegen, Netherlands 31 March - 2 April 2017

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Nijmegen 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 Nijmegen 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: MPEG-4 (preferred), H.264
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred)
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), HD 720 (1280x720), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred), Standard (4:3)
  • Pixel Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred), Standard (4:3)
  • Frame Rate: 25 FPS (preferred), 24 FPS (23.976)
  • Audio Codec: MPEG4 (.mp4) (preferred)
  • Audio Bit Rate: 128 kbps, 192 kbps
  • Maximum File Size: 2.0GB (preferred)

Registration Fees

  • Late: 175€ EUR/team ends Fri, 31 Mar
Register Your Team Now!

Required Elements

    Announced at Kickoff

Kickoff Event

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 @ 18:00 - 19:00
cafe Trianon
Berg en Dalseweg 33, 6522 BA Nijmegen, Netherlands

Kick-Of  Elk team levert de teamleader agreement in en ontvangt de verplichte elementen voor de film. 18:00 registreren 

Dropoff Event

Sun, 2 Apr 2017 @ 18:00 - 19:30
by 19:30 to be on-time
cafe Trianon
Berg en Dalseweg 33, 6522 BA Nijmegen, Netherlands

Dropoff. de films moeten uiterlijk om 19:30 ingeleverd worden om mee te doen voor de competitie.

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 @ 17:30
Group B: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 @ 19:00
Lux Filmtheater
Marienburg 38-39, Nijmegen

Premières tijdens Go Short International Short Film Festival

De 48 Hour Film Project Awardshow

Sat, 8 Apr 2017
Brebl, de Cultuur coöperatie
Waalbanddijk 14, 6541 AJ Nijmegen
De prijsuitreiking van de 48 Hour awards.

Best Of Screening

Sat, 8 Apr 2017 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Brebl, de Cultuur coöperatie
Waalbanddijk 14, 6541 AJ Nijmegen
Kom kijken naar de tijdens deze editie gecreëerde 360 VR Films en kom meer te weten over dit fenomeen. Wissel ervaringen uit in het VR Cafe en laat jezelf zien.

Wrap Party

Sat, 8 Apr 2017 @ 23:00 - 4:00
Brebl, de Cultuur coöperatie
Waalbanddijk 14, 6541 AJ Nijmegen

Het 48 Hour Film Project wordt afgesloten met een geweldig Go Short Feest. Tickets zijn te koop via en aan de deur

Screening Groups

Group A Friday, 7 April 2017 @ 17:30

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • .26 Stijn Martens
  • 48Addicts Arnold Bertens
  • DAREbrothers David Kroese
  • Departement 32 Marnix Hoogerwerf
  • Dragonspirit Movie Productions Max Davidse
  • Eenoog iris wolf
  • enCircle Alje Hoving
  • Factory67 Ties van der Linden
  • Fake Films Maurits Obbema
  • Studio 1608 Noël Castelein
  • team red Andre Badjebeir
  • tussen haakjes Cassidy Scheele

Group B Friday, 7 April 2017 @ 19:00

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Broedplaats Films Sybren Haandrikman
  • ComeLook Films martin healy
  • Dutch Storytellers Julia de Graaf
  • Kokosnoten Roelina Banga
  • Multimediateam Pluryn Sabine Fuchten
  • sixteenhunderdeighty Tom Cas
  • The Time Flies Gilles van Leeuwen
  • Vollemaan Danny Bliek
  • Way Down South Charly Horst
  • Anneliene van den Boom
  • Whalebone & Greenstone Lennart Sikkema

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