Hampton Roads, Virginia August 5 - 7, 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 5 - 7, 2016

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

Filmmakers from all over the Hampton Roads, VA 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 2017 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 26
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 5
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $9.00 USD
August 16 & 18 @ Group A - 08/16/2016 - 8:00pm; Group B - 08/18/2016 - 8:00pm; Best Of - 08/20/16 - 5:00pm
The Naro Expanded Cinema
1507 Colley Avenue, Norfolk 23517

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 5, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 7, 2016
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $5.00 USD
Sat, Aug 20, 2016 @ 5:00pm
The Naro Expanded Cinema
1507 Colley Avenue, Norfolk 23517

Participating Teams

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

  • After This We're Getting Tacos Amy Mahon
  • All Da Way Up Russ Fulmore
  • Better Than Bad Susan Bowers
  • Depresso Productions Brandon Langley
  • Dream Cloud Films James Harris
  • Flying Penguin Productions Laura Bird
  • Fregit Films Brad Carmichael
  • Muffin Day Productions Joe Peterson
  • Mystic Pictures Matthew Judkins
  • No Second Meal Productions Rebecca Bingham
  • No Time for Cameras Chandler Perry
  • Parroco Production Group AJ Rickett
  • Please Don't Kill Us Productions Jason Tureman
  • Propaganda Films Jillien Manno
  • Quicker Flickers Nicole Breed
  • R.I.P Productions William Ward
  • Skelly Films Ernie Smith
  • Slainte Productions Kevin Williams II
  • Sleepless in ORF Stephen Peek
  • Strange Frames Christopher Whitley
  • Team Scaredy Monster Mark Zillges
  • The Kartwheel Klub Micah Taylor
  • The Lord's Troupe Ulysses Johnson
  • TNP Productions Timothy Parsons

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