Madison, Wisconsin July 13 - 15, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 13 - 15, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Madison, WI 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

  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 3
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 13
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48 Mixer Meet & Greet

Thu, Jun 28, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Funk's Pub
5956 Executive Dr. #101, Fitchburg 53719

It's getting close! Take a moment to relax with fellow film makers. Get your team together before the weekend. Ask the producers questions. Try a new drink. We love the Stiletto. 

Hope to see you there.

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 13, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 15, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

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

  • Atwoodland Productions Jeremy Holiday
  • Camp Createability Debbie Armstrong
  • Film Underground Nicholas Holmstrom
  • Friends & Film Eli Gray
  • Fueled by Red Ellen Weaver
  • GRiFIn John Swift
  • Hungry Lioness Productions Alissa Kulinski
  • Living Storm Productions Alex Contreras
  • Mad Cow Productions Bob Pierce
  • Nice Melons Films William Loper
  • Smudge Capone Scott Meeker
  • Snowdrift Films Joseph Lefeber
  • The Jazzier Bees Katie Hettenbach
  • The Porchetta Paradox David Boffa
  • Thorazine Work Party Jeff Funk
  • Top Hat Balloon Timothy De Witt
  • Unpreproduced Films Rick Grant

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