Los Angeles, California August 4 - 6, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 4 - 6, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the Los Angeles, CA 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

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 10
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 25
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 4
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Early Bird Ending Filmmaker Mixer

Mon, Jul 10, 2017 @ 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Tinhorn Flats
1724 Highland Avenue, Los Angeles 90028

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FOR THE LA 48HFP 2017 is ending MIDNIGHT JULY 10TH. But, we will be partying it up at our awesome sponsor and host of the evening, Tinhorn Flats Saloon & Grill Hollywoodbefore the deadline. All of our LA 48HFP guests will have access the 2 for 1 drinks during our event and be able to network with local filmmakers!

The first 12 Team Leaders who attend will get ONE FREE DRINK TICKET, so that's another reason to sign up your team before our networking party: www.48hourfilm.com/la

Sign up your LA 48HFP Team here if you haven't already: www.48hourfilm.com/la

If you're a Team Leader, crew, actor, or someone who wants to start their own team, this is an event you do not want to miss....THIS PARTY IS FOR YOU!! #LA48HFP2017

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Exclusive LA 48HFP Casting Call

Fri, Jul 28, 2017 @ 10:00am - 4:00pm

Not connected to actors??? Not a problem! If you are a Registered Team Leader of the Los Angeles 48 Hour Film Project, we have you covered if you are in need of cast! Over 30 actors with active Casting Frontier will perform one minute monologues for Team Leaders who attend the exclusive casting session. 

ACTORS: If you would like to audition, you must have an active Casting Frontier profile and submit yourself to the casting notice. Please note that while we would like to accommodate everyone, space is limited.

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 4, 2017 @ 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Providence High School
511 S Buena Vista St, Burbank 91505

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!!! This is the weekend it all goes down. One representative from each registered team should arrive by 5:30pm to receive their film assignments. The representative must bring their signed Team Leader Agreement (signed by the Team Leader) to the kickoff to be eligible to compete. The filmmaking 48 hour clock starts promptly at 7:00pm!  Teams must return with their finished film and their paperwork by 7:30pm on August 6th to be considered 'on time'.

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Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 6, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Providence High School
511 S Buena Vista St, Burbank 91505

The finish line is the Dropoff! Teams must return with their finished film and their paperwork by 7:30pm on August 6th to be considered 'on time'.

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Premiere Screenings

Tue, Aug 15, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Regal Cinemas LA Live
Los Angeles 90015

Participating Teams

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

  • 4th Hallway Film Studio Andrea Prabhu
  • AbsurdTV Mark Schaefer
  • Amalgamated Grommets Toni Towe
  • Apollo Films Ted Prescott
  • Bad & Classic Productions James McCune
  • BallerHouse Productions Ehrick Mason
  • Bleeding Edge Media Zachary Lindsey
  • Blood From Stone Cara Brown
  • Busted Zipper Entertainment Lance Knight
  • Center Cut Productions Mark Schaefer
  • Chemical Sunset Bella Santos
  • CI Media (Creative Identities Media) Lenny Lenox
  • Club Cinema Club Club Collin Insley
  • CP3 Productions Catelin Pereira
  • DivineRealm JT Fletcher
  • Do It Live! Productions Alexandra Jensen
  • Evantures Films Evan Morton
  • Fleche and Blood Films Patrick Burton
  • FSU Christopher Diaz
  • Go Go Guppie Sherry Berg
  • Green Couch Media Ronald J. Tomaino, Jr.
  • Hippo life NEAL KUMAR
  • Iron Relic Bryan Forrest
  • LA Acting Studios David Rountree
  • LifeinReels Terry Ross
  • Lonely Astronaut Productions Caitlin Reed
  • Matrecitos Productions Sandra Matrecitos
  • maxchroma Ian Lim
  • Pixstaff Media Ariana Sigel
  • Push Freedom Films Chris Alan
  • RAWMIX Productions Rommel Andaya
  • Rivers INKD Aaron Doolittle
  • Rogue Division Andrew Kadikian
  • RPM Lightning Rachelle Henry
  • Sanchez-Molina Productions Juan Sánchez-Molina
  • Sethward Productions Sethward Allison
  • Slushpile Entertainment Frank Mohler
  • South Baywatch Daniel Duarte
  • Spirit OnScreen Steven Alloway
  • Too Lemon Sam Pinnelas
  • Transplant Pictures Adam Bradshaw
  • Trinoceros Fernando Raigoza Jr.
  • TSH Productions Taylor Huddleson
  • Tuesday Morning Productions Ryan Everett
  • VOXX STUDIOS SILVIA EPURE
  • Well Dang! Productions Alex Wroten
  • XLerate Entertainment Lynne Jacobellis

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