Paducah, Kentucky August 11 - 13, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 11 - 13, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the Paducah, KY 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 2018 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2018 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 1
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 11
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 11, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $8.00 USD
Fri, Aug 18, 2017 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Maiden Alley Cinema
112 Maiden Alley, Paducah 42001

Participating Teams

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

  • About Jam Time Kiaya Young
  • Escapist Pictures Austin Madding
  • Palindrome Pictures Luke Resser
  • Real Productions Clay Howerton
  • Red Band Films Jason Turner
  • Studio 270 Scott Fakhoorian
  • The 8th Floor Allison Laski
  • Thirdsun Productions Seth Hawkins
  • Van Go Films Glenn Hall

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