London, United Kingdom 26 - 28 October 2018

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over London 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 London 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!

Elements Genres FAQs

Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: £99 GBP/team ends Mon, 1 Oct
  • Regular: £110 GBP/team ends Tue, 16 Oct
  • Late: £125 GBP/team ends Fri, 26 Oct
Register Your Team Now!

Required Elements

    Announced at Kickoff

Dropoff Event

Sun, 28 Oct 2018
by 18:30 to be on-time
Upstairs at the Old King's Head
49 Borough High Street, London SE1, UK

Awards Ceremony

Tickets: £10.00 GBP
Fri, 9 Nov 2018 @ 19:00 - 22:00
The Cinema Museum
Renfrew Road, Lambeth, London SE11, UK

Celebrate with all the other filmmakers and join us for our Wrap Party and awards night. You ticket includes your first drink free.

Participating Teams

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

  • 10Ravens Ada Stone
  • 23:59:59:23 films grisha Nikolsky
  • 48 Hours Later Lucio Martus Alonso
  • Avengers Assemble (a film in 48 hours) PJ Green
  • BAM matt barnett
  • Badger Way Alex Baro
  • Bande d'Étudiants Jade Diaferia
  • Cat e Lina Elina Alminas
  • Fairholme Films Andrew Spicer
  • Fictional Character Chris Brosnahan
  • Les Enfants Du Sang Roy Rivett
  • Madman Wrackerr Andrew Cole
  • Maple Road John Maxwell
  • Master Hunters Nuri Moseinco
  • Moon Flip Films Chris Thompson
  • Oaklands john Harper
  • Order 67 Tom Walker
  • Partners in Crime Caroline Hajny
  • Pictures of Billboards Maciej Czubak
  • Ruff Ruff Dog Productions, LLC susan lyles
  • Short Shorts Philip Calfe
  • THIS IS NOT A DRILL Julia Whitehouse
  • The Three Filmeteers Kit Taylor
  • Witty Crabs Mathias Falcone
  • •REC Tanguy Foucou

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