Lynchburg, Virginia May 25 - 27, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? May 25 - 27, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Lynchburg, VA 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, Apr 30
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, May 15
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, May 25
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2018 Meet and Greet Event

Thu, May 3, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Workshop: How To Survive The 48 Hour Film Project

Sun, May 20, 2018 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Kickoff Event

Fri, May 25, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, May 27, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Jun 6, 2018
Venue Cinemas
901 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg 24501

Participating Teams

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

  • Reel Buckaroo Productions Paris Logue
  • This Is A Film About Something Productions Sam Housman

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