Kansas City, Missouri August 18 - 20, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 18 - 20, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the Kansas City, MO 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

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 24
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 8
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 18
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Early Bird Deadline Mixer!

Mon, Jul 24, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Tapcade
1701 McGee Kansas City 64108
To commemorate the last day of Early Bird pricing, we're gonna kick back and play some games!

Come celebrate and network with us as we celebrate all thing #48hfpkc ...
- Meet your City Producers (they''ll be wearing awesome orange caps!)
- Get questions answered
- Make new friends
- Build teams
- Play some Mario Kart ...

You know - the usual!

BONUS - All Team Captains get the night of gameplay for FREE! That's right, any team captain of a fully registered team can strut around with a free wristband playing all the games they can handle.

Even if you want to sign up that NIGHT, you'll get your free game time!
RSVP via facebook

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 18, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 20, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Aug 23, 2017
Screenland Armour
408 Armour Road, Kansas City 64116

Participating Teams

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

  • BLACKHEART FILMS wulf michael
  • Berkeley Square Dave Uhler
  • Dragonsmith Sean McGarry
  • Formation Cinema Kate Black
  • Got 41 Problems But A Film Ain't One Sarah Kallail
  • Raconteur Films Josiah Crandall
  • Real Beauty Real Food and Real Life S J
  • Rebel Film Club Andrew Waggoner
  • Rondevu Jeffrey Mundinger

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