Johannesburg, South Africa 21 - 23 September 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? 21 - 23 September 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Johannesburg, ZA 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: R1500 ZAR/team ends Mon, 16 Jul
  • Regular: R1600 ZAR/team ends Tue, 11 Sep
  • Late: R1800 ZAR/team ends Fri, 21 Sep
Register Your Team Now!

Kickoff Event

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 @ 18:00 - 19:00

Dropoff Event

Sun, 23 Sep 2018
by 19:30 to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sun, 7 Oct 2018
Ster Kinekor
Mall of Africa, Midrand, Gauteng

Participating Teams

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

  • Bladerunners Tyrone Herbst

Films from Previous Years


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