San Jose, California April 7 - 9, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? April 7 - 9, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the San Jose, CA 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: $178 USD/team ends Tue, Mar 28
  • Late: $198 USD/team ends Fri, Apr 7
Register Your Team Now!

San Jose 48HFP Meet and Greet Networking Event

Sat, Mar 25, 2017 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Legends Pizza
5965 Almaden Expressway

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San Jose 48HFP kick off is approaching fast! Need team members, want to

join a team? Come on down to Legends Pizza Co. in San Jose! Come by and

say Hi Arrive early and have a Slice of pizza on us!

RSVP via facebook

Super Sunday Screenings

Sun, Mar 26, 2017 @ 11:00am - 1:00pm
Caffe Frascati
315 S 1st St, San Jose 95113

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our 2nd Pop Up Screening Event! Come on out for some coffee and watch

some great films! If you're interested in meeting filmmakers, and would

like more information on how to be part of the San Jose 48 Hour Film

Project please attend! It's a different set of films at each event!


RSVP via facebook

Kickoff Event

Fri, Apr 7, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Comedy Sportz
288 South Second Street, San Jose 95113

Dropoff Event

Sun, Apr 9, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tue, Apr 18, 2017
Camera 3
288 S. Second Street San Jose 95113

Participating Teams

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

  • Alchemy Talkies Sam Lugani
  • BEYOND FOREVER STUDIOS Jason Salazar
  • Burning the Ships William Barbour
  • Dirt Dog Productions Chris Dyer
  • Dragon Farm Productions Norman Luce
  • Got Moved Productions Michael Farnia
  • m&m Marco Brochier
  • No Smoking anthony chavez
  • Once Upon A Thyme productions Gib Papazian
  • Ovation Pictures Christian Pizzirani
  • Sonic Boomerangs Larry Baron
  • Square Marden Richard Gali
  • Wooden Projector Studio Rea Kapur

Films from Previous Years

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