Johannesburg, South Africa 14 - 16 October 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? 14 - 16 October 2016

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 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

  • Early Bird: R1000 ZAR/team ends Fri, 30 Sep
  • Regular: R1200 ZAR/team ends Fri, 14 Oct
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Premiere Screenings

Tickets: R50 ZAR PURCHASE
Oct 24 - 27 @ 19h00 pm
Cine Centre Killarney Mall, Johannesburg
Riviera Rd, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa

Tickets available at the door on each evening, or through your City Producers via email on Johannesburg@48hourfilm.com

Writing and Storytelling - Workshop 2

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 @ 10:00 - 15:00
eAcademy
Albury Rd, Randburg, 2196, South Africa

Only registered teams may attend the workshop. Attendance confirmed by rsvp to Johannesburg@48HourFilm.com.

Post Production & Technical Standards - Workshop 3

Sat, 8 Oct 2016 @ 10:00 - 15:00
eAcademy
Albury Rd, Randburg, 2196, South Africa

Only registered teams may attend the workshop. Attendance confirmed by rsvp to Johannesburg@48HourFilm.com.

How to Survive the 48 Hour Film Project

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 @ 18:30pm - 20:30pm
eAcademy
Albury Rd, Randburg, 2196, South Africa

Only registered teams may attend the workshop. Attendance confirmed by rsvp to Johannesburg@48HourFilm.com.

Kickoff Event

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 @ 18:00 - 19:00
eAcademy
Albury Rd, Randburg, 2196, South Africa

Corner of Jan Smuts Avenue and Albury Roads, entrance opposite YFM.

Dropoff Event

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 @ 18:00 - 21:00
by 19:30 to be on-time
eAcademy
Albury Rd, Randburg, 2196, South Africa

Corner of Jan Smuts Avenue and Albury Roads, entrance opposite YFM.

Wrap Party

Fri, 4 Nov 2016

Participating Teams

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

  • Any name will do Roelof Bezuidenhout
  • BMH Arcadia Team 1 Roelof Bezuidenhout
  • BMH Arcadia Team 2 Roelof Bezuidenhout
  • CD's and BJ's deon vd merwe
  • Sonke Film Productions Lebohang Mokgotho
  • The Fire Collective Darren Meltz

Films from Previous Years

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