Minneapolis, Minnesota June 16 - 18, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 16 - 18, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the Minneapolis, MN 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

  • Regular: $178 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 6
  • Late: $198 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 16
Register Your Team Now!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 16, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 18, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Group B: Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Group C: Thu, Jun 29, 2017
Group D: Thu, Jun 29, 2017
Parkway Theatre
4814 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis 55417

Participating Teams

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

  • 48 Hour First Place Festival: Now Aspartame-Free Jim Belden
  • Bearclaw Productions Will Bercaw
  • Chunky Milk Productions Owen Swerkstrom
  • Crashdown Productions Andrew Johnston
  • Digital Demise Kate Heppner
  • Distant Calling Pictures Nathan Block
  • Feather Hat Productions Damian Walker
  • Fetching Fables Logan Lovett
  • Fire Flint Films Ray and Amanda Flint
  • Ghost Raptor Siah Kofoed
  • Guy Manly Films Ryan J. Gilmer
  • Jetpants Protocol Mitch Miller
  • JK Productions Kyle Thornton
  • JMC Films J. Jorge Calatayud
  • Jump The Shark Dayton Hayes
  • Kalal Productions Bryce Kalal
  • Know Idea Productions Samuel Kaiser
  • Meep Mop Productions Angela Boike
  • Metropolitan State Film Club Andrew Mueller
  • Multiname Studio Kue Xiong
  • Northern Lights Laura Comer
  • Northern Nights Productions Chris Bales
  • Postponed Productions Will Neisen
  • Red Panda Media Justin Lund
  • Sugar Water Productions Natasha Gleason
  • The Quails Josh Sibley
  • Waning Gibbous Anna Albitz

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