Halifax, Canada 31 August - 2 September 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? 31 August - 2 September 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Halifax, 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 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: 100 CAD/team ends Mon, 6 Aug
  • Regular: 120 CAD/team ends Fri, 31 Aug
Register Your Team Now!

Kickoff Event

Fri, 31 Aug 2018 @ 18:00 - 19:00

Dropoff Event

Sun, 2 Sep 2018
by 19:30 to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: 10.00 CAD PURCHASE
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 @ 18:30 - 20:30
Paul O'Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library
Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, NS B3J, Canada

Join the Halifax film makers for the Premiere and Awards of short films made in 48 hours, a sleepless weekend full of adrenaline, competing locally and among 130 cities world wide for Filmapalooza and Cannes! The audience votes for favorite films.

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Participating Teams

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

  • Goblin Den Productions Ryan Schimmel

Films from Previous Years


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