Little Rock, Arkansas July 7 - 9, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 7 - 9, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the Little Rock, AR 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, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Late: $198 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 7
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 7, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 9, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 @ 7:00pm @ Ron Robinson Theater
Group B: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 @ 7:00pm @ Ron Robinson Theater
Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Avenue, Little Rock 72201

Best Of Screening

Fri, Aug 4, 2017 @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Avenue, Little Rock 72201

Wrap Party

Fri, Aug 4, 2017 @ 10:00pm
Studio Theatre
320 W 7th St, Little Rock 72201

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264, MPEG-4
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data DVD
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), HD 720 (1280x720), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9)
  • Pixel Ratio: Square (1:1) (preferred), Widescreen (16:9)
  • Frame Rate: 30 FPS (29.97)
  • Interlacing: Progressive / NON-Interlaced
  • Audio Codec: MPEG4 (.mp4) (preferred), AAC (.aac), WAV (.wav)

Participating Teams

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

  • 4 Grads and a Dropout Ethan Sneed
  • Arkanola Adam Henslee
  • babel, babel, babel Sam Ashcraft
  • Backyard Pictures L. Tanner Smith
  • Beans & Corn Unlimited Nathan Treece
  • Faux Pas Productions Byron Curtner
  • Firefly Productions Tom Crine
  • Marx Productions Allyson Marx
  • Maxout Productions John Jesudason
  • MRM and Stryking Image Productions Donavon Thompson
  • New Trick Productions Jim Johnson
  • Oh Yeah! Productions Dylan Hicks
  • Rockwood Films Patrick Hicks
  • SS Pictures, PLLC Travis Sherman
  • Take 6 Allison Minor
  • Team EVERYBODY BE COOL Kenneth Burton
  • The Emma Dilemma Emma Lassiter
  • The Happily Miserable Michael Trieu
  • The Maumelle Players Jeff Riggs
  • The Mighty Chickens Steven Armstrong
  • Troika B Productions Charlie Brady
  • What Are You Doing? Lorenzo Balderas

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