Hampton Roads, Virginia August 4 - 6, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 4 - 6, 2017

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 2018 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2018 Short Film Corner.

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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 25
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 4
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 4, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 6, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 @ 8:00pm
Group B: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 @ 8:00pm
The Naro Expanded Cinema
1507 Colley Avenue, Norfolk 23517

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Sat, Aug 19, 2017 @ 4:30pm - 6:35pm
The Naro Expanded Cinema
1507 Colley Avenue, Norfolk 23517

See the Best Of 48 Hour Film Project Hampton Roads 2017! The event begins with screenings of the judges's top films. The screening is followed by an awards ceremony where the teams compete for top prizes in categories such as best cinematography, best lighting, best sound, best actor, best actress and  best picture.  Come celebrate some of the most talented filmmakers in Hampton Roads!

Participating Teams

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

  • Discount Movie Bin John Turner
  • Dream Cloud Films James Harris
  • Fear and Loathing in Hampton Roads Daniel Colella
  • Fire Squad Tony Batchler, Jr.
  • Found A Job Aaron Brittain
  • Fresh Prints Kiel Thorlton
  • Innerverse Films Barry Hicks
  • Lightship Productions Joshua Cruz
  • No Second Meal Productions Rebecca Bingham
  • No Time for Cameras Chandler Perry
  • Oscar Me Carol Yannarella
  • Please Don't Kill Us Productions Jason Tureman
  • Poke the bear Jaren Hawkins
  • Production Productions Chad Hamm
  • Quicker Flickers Nicole Breed
  • Space Mustang Productions Amanda Page Stephens

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