Kansas City, Missouri August 17 - 19, 2018

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Kansas City and turning it into movie-making madness for 48 hours! Teams of filmmakers have a single weekend - this one - to write, shoot and edit their short films! All completed entries will be unveiled on the big screen, at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Kansas City will be listed on this page after kickoff.
  • Media: You must submit your film according to the formats listed lower on this page.
  • Documents: You must submit releases for all team members, all music, all locations, and any other copyrighted material, as well as a team leader's agreement, a roster, and a certification statement. These forms can be downloaded from on our Production Documents page.
  • Rules: You should make sure that your film complies with our Filmmaking Rules and Competition Rules. If you have questions about the rules, the best place to go is our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • 48HFP Hotline: If you have a question during the filmmaking weekend, call the 48HFP Hotline. The number is on the Kickoff Info Sheet that your team representative was given at the kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film must be dropped off at the location listed on this page.

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!

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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 27
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 7
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 17
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Required Elements

    Announced at Kickoff

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 17, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 19, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Thu, Sep 6, 2018
Alamo Drafthouse
1400 Main St, Kansas City 64105

Participating Teams

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

  • 5D Thang Nguyen
  • Berkeley Square Dave Uhler
  • Blibdish Jude Anderson
  • Blue Boy Cinema Joshua Leonard
  • Butterfly Ninja Anthony Frerking
  • C2D2 Davis DeRock
  • Game On Alexander Buettner
  • Gonk Droid Productions Mike Hewitt
  • KU Film Squad Teagan Fitzpatrick
  • Lone Haven Films Jessie Chipchase
  • Lonesome Sunday David Harris
  • Lucky Lads Productions Sam Findlay
  • MFB Michael Frazier
  • Outer Road Productions Keegun Selley
  • Raconteur films Josiah Crandall
  • The Flamingo Wranglers Jessica Albina
  • TwoSeam Films Michael Martin
  • Unwarranted Wilhelm Raymond Impastato
  • Vetter Brothers Filmworks Caleb Vetter
  • Worldwide Hit Studios Jacob Harding

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