The 48 Hour Film Project

The Portland (Oregon) 48HFP

Portland Filmmakers Take to the Streets

This weekend 700 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   Mash Tun Brew Pub, 2204 NE Alberta St #101, Portland, OR 97211


Date  Sunday, August 3
Time  6-8:30 (by 7:30pm to be on time!)
Place   Mash Tun Brewpub, 2204 NE Alberta St #101, Portland, OR 97211

Premiere Screenings

Date  August 6 & August 7
Time  7 & 9:15
Place  The Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR
Tickets  $8 (purchase them here)

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:

  • (preferred) a self-contained Quicktime file
    - codecs for HD: Apple ProRes, DVCProHD, HDV, Motion JPEG-A, or H.264 (with a recommended data rate of at least 16Mbps)
    - codecs for SD: Apple ProRes, DV-NTSC, Motion JPEG-A, or H.264 (with a recommended data rate of at least 16Mbps)
    - resolution: HD (1080x720 preferred) or SD
    - interlacing: Progressive/Non-Interlaced preferred
    - file type: Quicktime (.mov)
    - submission formats: USB flash drive or data DVD
  • video DVD (SD only)

Note: If submitting HD, we recommend that you also submit an SD version as a backup copy.

No media will be returned.

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Screening Groups

Group A

Challenge99, Andrey Khrul
Company, Rajesh Bandaru
DNA PDX, Dave Norman
Lifted Visuals, Cody Liesinger
MamaShed Productions, Jeremy Taylor
Man vs. Film Productions, Erich Demerath
Meaty Films, Jonathon Wiggins
Order of the White Lotus, Dan Penrod
Pencil Ink Productions, Aileen Sheedy
Shooting Blind, Matt D Parker
Take 2, Patty McKay
YEEPA, Inc., Paul Legry

Group B

All Skate, Nathan Hurt
Alley Bee, Angela Edwards
anomalight, Jeff Woods
Critical End Films, David Dean
Fetus in Fetu Productions, Nate Celnik
Golden Axe, Alex Fulmor
Monsieur Soeur, Michael Entler
Schrodinger's Team, Jonathan Ems
tastyshapes, Isaac King
Team XX, Lucila Cejas
Todd Harold Productions, David Wester
Wild Hunt, James Shaw

Group C

2444 Films, Dave Proehl
Dark Pines Productions , Ian Langenhuysen
flipmeover, Gary Ploski
Good Dog Productions, Melody Ashford
Hubris Films, Sean Davis
LynchPin Productions, Gene Hall
Pending..., Casey Nolan
Professor Bigfoot, Brian Brose
Team Twins, Sarah Margulies
Team wolf, Erin Lyon
The Fuck Yeahs, CK Worrell
The Pressing Roscoes, Anthony DiDonato

Group D

Buzzy Bird Productions, Fletcher Quade
CinePulse Entertainment/Out of Nowhere, Zak Shupe
Consystency Media/Eye On the Prize Pictures, Ernie Conway
Frutson Films, Matthew Hannon
Khaaan!, Philip Snapp, Patrick Chizeck
Old West Brigade, Sam Cole
PSU.TV, Steven Meads
Rodney DangerFilms, Michael Parisien
Sky Tiger Creative, Steven Englund
Stormin' Norman, David Dodson
The Episode Where Rudy Breaks The Juicer , Dante Cuestas-Thompson