Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania July 14 - 16, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 14 - 16, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the Pittsburgh, PA 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, Court Métrage.

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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Wed, Jul 5
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 14
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Workshop: Storytelling for the 48HFP

Thu, Jun 29, 2017 @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Pittsburgh Filmmakers
477 Melwood Ave, Pittsburgh 15213

Workshop: Audio for the 48HFP

Sat, Jul 1, 2017 @ 3:00pm - 4:30pm
5819 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh 15206

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Group B: Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Group C: Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Group D: Sat, Jul 22, 2017
The Oaks Theater
310 Allegheny River Blvd, Oakmont 15139

Best Of Screening

Fri, Aug 11, 2017 @ 7:30pm - 10:00pm
The Oaks Theater
310 Allegheny River Blvd, Oakmont 15139

Participating Teams

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

  • BA JP Russell
  • Blind Tiger Films Josh Hausman
  • Blue Knight Productions Matt Denton
  • Carnegie Screenwriters Bob Scott
  • Children of the Corman Darin DiNapoli
  • ColorNegative Joe Wilson
  • Everlasting Productions LLC Steve Sensebaugh
  • Everything But the Name Edwin Huang
  • Falling October Productions Alexander Cronin
  • Gaff Tape and a Prayer Mike Hanley
  • Goat Milk Fudge PJ Gaynard
  • Hutchins Films Jesse Hutchins
  • Kaino Entertainment Reese Hayes
  • Long Knuckle Studios David Kost
  • LZmotion Luis Toledo
  • NAFCO (Northern Appalachian Film Collective) James Neiger
  • Palpa Team Dan McKosky
  • Patdan Jorrick Jordan Haschets
  • Reckless Amnesiac Ian Altenbaugh
  • Robot Monkey Studios Mike McKown
  • Shadowframe Productions Jason Boyer
  • So Fresh Films Nick Verzilli
  • Soda Cult Christopher Herrera
  • Square Shoes Productions Nate Sexauer
  • Steel Forest Productions Matthew Haider
  • Surinam Slaad John Hawley
  • Sylvania24 Mark Robinault
  • Team Magic Hands Louis Kroeck
  • The Ryott Sho Ryan Ott
  • Well Known Strangers Dave Forman

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