Los Angeles, California August 3 - 5, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 3 - 5, 2018

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 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 Mon, Jul 9
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 24
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 3
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

LA 48HFP Meet and Greet Mixer #2

Mon, Jul 9, 2018 @ 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Tinhorn Flats
2623 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank 91505

FILMMAKERS, CAST AND CREW...WANT TO NETWORK WITH US? We know you do! We'll be partying it up at our awesome sponsor and host of the evening, Tinhorn Flats before the EARLY BIRD DEADLINE! Tinhorn has an AWESOME dinner menu (so come hungry), and happy hour from 3-7pm.

Check out their dinner menu here: http://www.tinhornflats.com/menu
Check out their drink menu here: http://www.tinhornflats.com/drink-menu

The first 10 Team Leaders who attend will get ONE FREE DRINK TICKET, so that's another reason to sign up your team before our mixer: 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!! #LA48HFP2018

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

RSVP via facebook

LA 48HFP Casting Call

Mon, Jul 16, 2018 @ 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thanks to our wonderful sponsor, Casting Frontier, we will be having a casting call for Team Leaders who want to view awesome SAG/AFTRA and non-union talent to cast in their short films which will be made August 3-5th!  

INFO FOR ACTORS: If you are an actor who wants to audition, you must have a Casting Frontier profile and submit to the call to be considered.


Also, please be sure to post your headshot and info to our Facebook page as that space is highly viewed by our Team Leaders looking for talent: https://www.facebook.com/48HourFilmProjectLA/


RSVP via facebook

'How to 48' Filmmaker Workshop

Tickets: $0.00 USD PURCHASE
Mon, Jul 23, 2018 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Providence High School
511 S Buena Vista St, Burbank 91505

This 'How to 48' workshop will teach filmmakers the essentials of how to have a successful 48HFP filmmaking weekend here in Los Angeles.  Topics covered will include things such as strategies in writing, shooting, and editing in a 48 hour time period, as well as essential tips to get your film turned in on time. In addition, we will dive into the judging process and unveil what the judges look for in the nominated and award winning films. 

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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 3, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 5, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Regal Cinemas LA Live
Los Angeles 90015

Required Media

  • Video Codec: Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) (preferred), Apple ProRES , Avid DNxHD, DVCProHD, H.264
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data DVD
  • File Type: Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), HD 720 (1280x720), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred), Standard (4:3)
  • Pixel Ratio: Square (1:1) (preferred)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (23.976) (preferred)
  • Interlacing: Progressive / NON-Interlaced (preferred)
  • Audio Codec: AAC (.aac) (preferred)
  • Maximum File Size: 9.0GB (preferred)
Preferred delivery format is 23.98 fps, Apple ProRes 422, and 1080p HD.

Participating Teams

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

  • 4th Hallway Andrea Prabhu
  • A.M. Latte Michael Mulhearn
  • Adeet.co Productions Alex Meridy
  • Americana Thomas Peterson
  • Authenticity Jennifer Cooper
  • BallerHouse Productions Ehrick Mason
  • BandCat Productions Morgan Poferl
  • Blood from Stone Cara Brown
  • Bubby Nicholas Barreras
  • C.A.P.P.A Dustin Darr
  • CP3 Productions Catelin Pereira
  • CenterCut Productions David Steen
  • Chateau Lecrivain/EMZ Kat Silvia
  • Chickenroo Vance Malone
  • Crashed Mind Christopher Madden
  • Create Films Traci Hannel
  • Cultural Detritus Carl Hansen
  • Cup O’Meat Productions Ron Houghtaling
  • Da Culdesac Films Kent Hata
  • Do It Live! Productions Alexandra Jensen
  • File Transfer Protocol Betty Baston
  • Go Go Guppie Sherry Berg
  • Grumpy Old Friends Therese Lentz
  • H2R Adam Rosenblatt
  • HCT.media Jordan Long
  • Hero Q Productions Ryan Burkhard
  • High Freakquency Productions Jonathon Courtot
  • Houliwood Eric Hinwood
  • I love lamp Sarah Williams
  • ICUN48 Jerry Brown
  • Ice Chest Productions Neal Honda
  • Infinity Studios Andrew Phan
  • Iron Relic Bryan Forrest
  • JCCA Akane Miyazaki
  • LA Valley Cinema Club Sirtaj Bhangu
  • Little Biddy Pictures Peter Cameron
  • Luther's Lions Daniel Restuccio
  • Meires Silvia Bitente
  • NinjaBoo Productions Ambar Kaiser
  • PALADIN Ella Thomas
  • Pals of Palladino Josh Bevan
  • Pinch. Ouch. Productions Charly Taylor
  • Planet Froth Ricky Rhodes
  • Platonic Solids Eric Jordan Mattos
  • Push Freedom Films Chris Alan
  • RAWMIX Productions Rommel Andaya
  • RPM Lightning Rachelle Henry
  • Red Cape Films Ivon Visalli
  • Rivers INKD Aaron Doolittle
  • Rogue Division Andrew Kadikian
  • Scoundrel Productions Chris Vanderhorst
  • Sethward Productions Sethward Allison
  • Slushpile Entertainment Frank Mohler
  • Struggle City Sean Casey
  • Superhero Latina Tanya Mordacci
  • Team Rebelution Poonam Basu
  • Threat Level Midnight Robbie Dias
  • Too Lemon Sam Pinnelas
  • Transplant Pictures Adam Bradshaw
  • Trinoceros Fernando Raigoza Jr.
  • UnReelized Talent Anastasia Washington
  • Uncle Mikki Productions Alec Wry
  • Upper State Entertainment ryan constantino
  • WHOmentors.com, Inc. Rauhmel Fox
  • Warm Milk Vacation Charles Butler
  • Work Horse Pictures Nathan Tetreault
  • maxchroma Ian Lim

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