The 48 Hour Film Project

The Portland (Maine) 48HFP

Portland Filmmakers Take to the Streets

This weekend 400 filmmakers from Portland are making films in the 48 Hour Film Project! All of completed films will screen on the dates below.

There are still a few slots available in the Portland 48HFP.

Register for the Portland 48 Hour Film Project now!

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Portland will be listed to the right.
  • Media: You must submit your film on one of the media listed to the right.
  • 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/FAQ: You should make sure that your film complies with our rules. If you have questions about the rules, the best place to go is our faq.
  • 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: The location to drop off your film is listed below.
  • Coda: Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!

Portland 48HFP Events


Date  Friday, August 1
Time  6:00pm - 7:00pm
Place  Possible Studio, 155 Brackett Street 2nd Floor


Date  Sunday, August 3
Time  5:30-8:30pm (by 7:30pm to be on time!)
Place  Possible Studio, 155 Brackett Street 2nd Floor

Premiere Screenings

Date  Thursday, August 7th
Time  7pm and 9:30pm
Place  Nickelodeon Cinemas, 1 Temple Street, Portland, ME
Tickets  $8 (purchase them here)
Notes  We are screening once again at the Nickelodeon Cinema in downtown Portland. Looking forward to another great year of films!

Portland 48HFP Links


Required Elements

to be announced

Required Media

For the Portland 48HFP, your film must be submitted on one of the following media:

Our Sponsors

Registered Teams

The warblers, Justin O'Toole
4x4 Studios, Keith Force
8mufnz, Thomas Campbell
BFI Films, Timothy Ryan
Big Damn Heroes Productions, Michael Strout
Brothers Brown, Tadin Brown
ChipNut Media, Charlie Lehmer
Drones Club Productions, Brian Watko
Dungan Productions, Farruh Nunuzov
Freight Train Films, Bill McLean
Harold's Loft, Sean Carmichael
Indolent Fly Productions, William Berry
Kendrick Pictures, Franklin Kendrick
Man-Like Machines, George Dalphin
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday, Nathan Speckman
New Leaf Productions, Patrick Brysh
Peninsula Pictures, Andrea Nilosek
Sanford Film Club, James Harmon
Seriously Wrong Productions, Wro Stephens
She Smiled Productions, Joanna Clarke
Slow Children Productions, Bryan Ferrante
stoop kids, Alex Coppola
Team Deathmatch, Ian Jones
Through the Door Productions, Through The Door Productions
Wax Idiotical Films, Kyp Pilalas
Zebulon Films, Marc Bartholomew