Hampton Roads, Virginia August 14 - 16, 2015

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 14 - 16, 2015

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 2016 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2016, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 4
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 14
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Meet & Greet - Public House

Sat, Aug 1, 2015 @ 4:00pm - 7:00pm
The Public House
1112 Colley Avenue, Norfolk 23517

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 16, 2015 @ 4:00pm - 7:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Generic Theater downunder Chrysler Hall
215 Saint Pauls Boulevard, Norfolk 23510

Drop Off will be in the parking lot directly across from Generic Theater downunder Chrysler Hall. It's the same location used for 2014 48HFP Hampton Roads. Make note of it when arriving and leaving for Kick Off!

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $9.00
Group A: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:00pm
Group B: Thu, Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:00pm
The Naro Expanded Cinema
1507 Colley Avenue, Norfolk 23517

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $7.00
Sat, Aug 29, 2015 @ 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.

  • 46th & Monarch Productions Tony Robinson
  • ARRO Studio Michael Frantz
  • Better Than Bad Susan Bowers
  • BrainCo Productions James Shearer
  • Capture Movement Films Jomartin Yumul
  • Flying Penguin Productions Laura Bird
  • Misfits Matt Burchfield
  • Motion Art Collective R Jay Molina
  • No Second Meal Productions Rebecca Bingham
  • No Time for Cameras Chandler Perry
  • Please Don't Kill Us Productions Jason Tureman
  • Skelly Films Ernie Smith
  • Wright Idea Media Byron Wright

Films from Previous Years

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