The 48 Hour Film Project

The Taipei 48 Hour Film Project

Returning in 2014

The 48 Hour Film Project will return to Taipei the weekend of 3 - 5 October 2014. Filmmakers from all over the Taipei 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 for the title "Best 48 Hour Film of 2014".

Registration opens 1 August (Friday).

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Click here for the results of the Taipei 48HFP 2013.

Taipei 48HFP Events

48HFP Int'l Winners Screening

Date  6 September (Saturday)
Time  TBD
Place  TBD, TBD
Notes  This year we're adding an event to broaden your exposures on film projects of past 48HFP from around the world! All contestants are invited to join this one time screening. Here, you will see some of the best of Int'l 48 winners globally. Please come and get inspired!

Taipei 48 Meet n Greet!

Date  20 September (Saturday)
Time  19:00-21:00
Place  1967 Bistro & Cafe, 台北市光復南路116巷7號1樓 (華視大樓)
Notes  Looking for talented film crew members to join your team? Excited to meet other 48 teams and get to know your competitors? Here's your chance! This is the "Meet n Greet" social event where you will meet all registered teams, mingle, make new friends, and maybe even pick up a team member or two. Inviting all registered contestants as well as talents interested in signing up to this year's Taipei 48HFP! * This will also be the last day for Early Bird registration on site ($3000NTD), after this date, prices will go back to normal price ($5000NTD), so take advantage of this opportunity!


Date  3 October (Friday)
Time  18:00-19:00
Place  1967 Bistro & Cafe, 台北市光復南路116巷7號1樓 (華視大樓)
Notes  * This event is mandatory for all contestants to join. Each team will then receive notice of a precise time to come to the "Kickoff" event to draw your "genre". 18:00-19:00 is exactly one hour before the competition and is when ALL teams gather for final announcements and last minute updates. We will reveal and announce the 3 elements (prop, character and line) 10 minutes before 19:00! Be ready, prepared and geared to stay awake for 48 hours straight and make the film of your life!


Date  5 October (Sunday)
Time  19:00 (by 19:30 to be on time!)
Place  1967 Bistro & Cafe, 台北市光復南路116巷7號1樓 (華視大樓)
Notes  Exactly 48 hours later, we will be waiting at the exact location as Kickoff to collect your finished and completed film. Regulations are strict so don't be late! Any teams turning in their project after 19:00 will be immediately disqualified from the competition. Good luck and happy filming!

Premiere Screenings

Date  25 October (Saturday)
Time  10:00-18:00
Place  Taipei SKCinemas, 台北市西寧南路36號4~5樓 (位於西門町獅子林商業大樓內)
Notes  Here comes every filmmaker's first dream... to have your film screened in a movie theater! The most intense part is now over, so it's time to relax, kick back and enjoy the ride of your film being screened publicly where you can invite all of your friends and family to come see your film on the big screen! Screening entrance is based on ticket purchasing (prices & details TBA). This may only be the beginning of your film to be shown in a series of future film festivals and events!

Awards Ceremony

Date  25 October (Saturday)
Time  18:00-19:00
Place  Taipei SKCinemas, 台北市西寧南路36號4~5樓 (位於西門町獅子林商業大樓內)
Notes  After the Premiere Screenings, stay tuned for the Award Ceremony following immediately after. Many "winners" of different categories will be announced and prizes (TBA) will be announced, leading up to the grand prize winner of the 2014 Taipei 48HFP! The WINNER will take home the grand prize (TBA) as well as 2 roundtrip tickets to the U.S. to participate in the annual 2015 48HFP Int'l Competition! (2015 March) Don't miss your chance to be a part of an Int'l Film Festival!

Taipei 48HFP Links


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