Kansas City, Missouri August 17 - 19, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 17 - 19, 2018

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 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: $148 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 27
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 7
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 17
Register Your Team Now!

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.

  • ShortCuts Dan Crisp

Films from Previous Years


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