Lynchburg, Virginia August 11 - 13, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 11 - 13, 2017

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 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 17
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 1
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 11
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 11, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Aug 23, 2017
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.

  • Justice Productions McKenna Stamm
  • This is a Film About Something Productions Sam Housman

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