The 48 Hour Film Project

The Seattle 48 Hour Film Project

Seattle Filmmakers Take to the Streets

This weekend 1000 filmmakers from Seattle 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 Seattle 48HFP.

Register for the Seattle 48 Hour Film Project now!

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Seattle 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!

Seattle 48HFP Events


Date  Friday, August 1
Time  6:00pm - 7:00pm
Place  LeftJet Studios, 2020 Airport Way S Seattle, WA 98134


Date  Sunday, August 3
Time  5:00pm to 9:00pm (by 7:30pm to be on time!)
Place  LeftJet Studios, 2020 Airport Way S Seattle, WA 98134

Premiere Screenings

Date  August 5, 6, 7
Time  7:00 & 9:00pm
Place  SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
Tickets  12 (purchase them here)

Wrap Party

Date  Thursday, August 21
Time  10:00pm
Place  Solo Bar, 200 Roy St. Seattle, WA 98109
Notes  21+ please

Seattle 48HFP Links


Required Elements

to be announced

Required Media

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

  • (preferred) a self-contained file
    - acceptable codecs: DV/DVCPro NTSC, DVCPro HD, ProRes 422 (NO HQ, LT or Proxy), H.264 at 24,000 Kbps minimum or unconstrained or HDV (Please do not give us other codecs!)
    - acceptable frame sizes: 720x480 (4:3, letterbox or anamorphic), 1280x720, 1920x1080 (We will be screening in 1080, so anything smaller will be upres'd.)
    - acceptable frame rates: 23.98, 29.97, or 59.94
    - submission formats: USB flash drive or data DVD (Your media will not be returned.)
    - file types: .mov, .mp4* or .avi
  • miniDV (not DVCam)
  • video DVD (autoplay with no menu preferred)

* On .mp4 submissions the bit rate should be set to 24kbps min/32kbps max

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Screening Groups

Group A
Screening on Tuesday, August 5 @ 7:00pm

Adventure pug, shane miller
Bothellwood Pictures, David Jolosky
Cascadia Basement, Aaron Anderson
Cinema Insomnia, James Venturini
Different Paths, Jim Bracher
Film Vandals, Kaitlin Larson
GrittyFlix, Dima Levanchuk
Man Vs Camera, Jerry Wible
Northwest Films, Matt Longmire
Pub Lion, Nelson Foriter
Reel Ruckus, Jeff Axtman
Team Mighty Tripod, David Hogan
Ticket Productions, Thomas Tierney
Turtledust, Sylvester Butler

Group B
Screening on Tuesday, August 5 @ 9:00pm

Bohemian Dream, Cindy Giese French
Calypso, Rakesh Malik
Challenge Accepted, Kevin Harvey
Clueless Creations, Clueless Creations
Digital Filmmakers of Olympic College, Eric Jordan Mattos
Dork R Us, Felder Donte
Fluxus Studios, Keaton Tucker
Orchestra Pictures, Bradford Granath
Pulled Prok Productions, dQniel Kaufman
Screaming Merlin, Gabriel Taylor
Seattle Film Collective, Jeff Barber
Sir Lancelot, Daniel Brockley
Summer Solstice, Karen Polinsky
Team 253, Kristina Hansen

Group C
Screening on Wednesday, August 6 @ 7:00pm

Bad Elephant!, Alex Williams
biascope, Guru Kirthigavasan
Linear Urban Kings Art, Patrick Gonzales
Mr Hooberbloob and The Big Telescope , Sam Gelband
Pixel Junkies, Einar Johnson
Quixotic, Kyle Knies
Red Shed Films, Aaron Sutherland
Red Slipper Films, Abbey Sacks
Speetzfire, Kevin Owyang
Swift Kick, Ryan Macy
The Cinemaniacs, Lucas Capestany
The Mana Dorks, Mary Kawamura
The Tribe, WonIl Kang
Yellow Owl Productions, Julia Copley

Group D
Screening on Thursday, August 7 @ 7:00pm

#soufend, Ryan Catabay
Avant-garde Storytellers, Jerald Peter
B B Wheeler Creative, Jamie Wheeler
Everyday Pleather, David Robbins
Greater Universe Productions, Aaron Mohs-hale
Kill Rich Productions, Richard Lewis
Loyalty Entertainment Productions, Ralph Smith
Mother's Milk, Kelly Hughes
Nedyken, David Kennedy
Ocean's 2, Will Braden
Retro Earth Studios, Rusty Hill
Team Awesome, Aaron Andersen
Walking Shadows, Regan MacStravic
Z, Sharon Zweiback

Group E
Screening on Thursday, August 7 @ 9:00pm

AcroFilms, Omkar Mehendale
All-Nighter Films, Bruce Bracken
Father Son Productions, Dustin Woodard
Girl on the Gallows, Andre Morrissen
If Zeus and Stanley Kubrick had a baby, this is the film the baby would make., Peter Feysa
Neato Kino Films, Kino McFarland
Rain Films, Ram Ganesh
Stardust Particles, Eric Esteb
Sunday Hammer, Jacob Sunday
Team Alcachofa, Quinn Armstrong
Team diggUM, Brenda Jallits
The Westfield High School Junior Varsity Girl's Basketball Team, Tommy Heffernan
Tricky Whiskey Films, Ricky Vega