Greensboro, North Carolina June 22 - 24, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 22 - 24, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Greensboro, NC 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 2019 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2019 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Tue, May 29
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 12
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 22
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Movie Makeup

Tue, Apr 24, 2018 @ 11:00am - 12:00pm
Green Joe's Coffee Company
2915 Battleground Ave Suite A, Greensboro

We will be at Green Joe's AND we will hold the event on Facebook LIVE! You choose - join us for a cup o' Joe in person, cozy up to the computer screen, or watch it later. 
Jennifer will come daily wear, theatre makeup and film makeup as well as show tips on a few special effects like bruises and cuts. She'll also answer questions from those watching in real-time. 
Jennifer McCollum has been the makeup artist on a variety of film and television sets including Leatherheads, Talledega Nights, and Hunger Games. For more information on her work, visit: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1849228/ or her website: www.jensfx.com

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Looking Deeper: Successful FIlms of the 48HFP

Sun, May 6, 2018 @ 2:30pm - 4:30pm
McGirt-Horton Branch Library
2501 Phillips Ave. Greensboro

Take a closer look at award-winning films of the 48 Hour Film Project. What makes a winning film? We'll discuss the elements of various films, what made them better, as well as discuss the judging process in the 48HFP.

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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 22, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Revolution Mill
1160 Revolution Mill Dr, Greensboro 27405

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 24, 2018 @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Revolution Mill
1160 Revolution Mill Dr, Greensboro 27405

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Group A: Thu, Jun 28, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Fri, Jun 29, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Group C: Fri, Jun 29, 2018 @ 9:15pm
Odeon Theatre, Greensboro Coliseum Complex
1921 West Gate City Blvd., Greensboro

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Fri, Jul 13, 2018 @ 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Odeon Theatre, Greensboro Coliseum Complex
1921 West Gate City Blvd., Greensboro

Judges will review the films and select various winners including the Best Film of the 2018 Greensboro 48HFP. See these films in addition to the audience award winners, followed by the awards ceremony revealing the various recognitions in Oscar style.

Participating Teams

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

  • Blue Bear Productions Jason McGhinnis
  • Bottom Shelf Films Andrew Mudgett
  • General Pictures Richard Earl
  • Layla Films Olivia Mungal
  • NOSTALGIA Dorothy Wallace-Alexander
  • Pandemonium Productions Angela Aguigui-Walton
  • Shenanigans Junction Productions Joe O'Shaughnessy
  • Twinscape Films Trevor Burkholder

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