The 48 Hour Film Project

The Providence 48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project comes to Providence on the weekend of July 17 - 19, 2015. Filmmakers from all over the Providence 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.

Enter today! Space is limited.

This year, teams will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Once the initial registration is complete, we will add teams to a waiting list.

Early Bird Registration is $140. Teams must register on or before Monday, June 22 to get this special rate. Regular registration is $160. If teams register after Tuesday, July 7 they must pay a rate of $175.

Register for the Providence 48 Hour Film Project now!

Providence 48HFP Events

Meet and Greet and Donuts

Date  Saturday, June 6
Time  10am-1pm
Place  They're Using Tools! , 80 Fountain Str. Suite 305 Pawtucket, RI 02860
Notes  This is our first event, and it’s super-casual. We’ll have coffee, donuts, and juice available for potential team leaders and members. Since this is a weekend/morning event, it’s great for families and folks that can’t come out on weekdays. 10am-1pm.

Actor's Spotlight

Date  Sunday, June 14
Time  12pm-5pm
Place  Blackstone Visitor's Center , 175 Main Street Pawtucket, RI 02860
Notes  This event offers actors an opportunity to perform in front of an invited panel of local directors, casting, and media professionals! 48HFP team leaders can join the experts panel-- just email city producer Mel Rainsberger to get on the guest list.


Date  Friday, July 17
Time  6:00 - 7:00pm
Place  AS220, 115 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903
Notes  Main stage/performance space. Enter through the bar/restaurant.


Date  Sunday, July 19
Time  2pm (by 7:30pm to be on time!)
Place  AS220, 115 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903
Notes  Main stage/performance space. Enter through the bar/restaurant.

Premiere Screenings

Date  July 24, 25, 26
Time  7pm and 9pm
Place  RISD Auditorium, 17 Canal Walk Providence, RI 02903
Tickets  $10

Providence 48HFP Links


Photo by S. K. Bari.

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Registered Teams

5148 Productions, Jennifer Jacobs
7 Around 2 Wrapped by 1, Matthew Morin
Barking Dog Productions, Craig Andersen
Foxtrot Uniform, Timothy Brodeur
K-Bella Productions, Sharon Puopolo
Napalm Luck Productions, Aaron Hartman
Patterson, Michaela Patterson
Stand By Films, Eileen Slavin
Step-Dad Productions , Stephen Chevalier
SUMMER FLING, Rhys Santa Maria
What Cheer, Jason Miller