Hampton Roads, Virginia August 3 - 5, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 3 - 5, 2018

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 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 Mon, Jul 9
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 24
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 3
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 3, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 5, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Tue, Aug 14, 2018 @ 8:00pm
Group B: Thu, Aug 16, 2018 @ 8:00pm
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.

  • ARRO Studio Michael Frantz
  • Shark Tank Collective Reid Kerley

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