Minneapolis, Minnesota June 3 - 5, 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 3 - 5, 2016

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 2017 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 3
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Filmmaker BBQ

Sat, May 28, 2016 @ 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell
4135 E Lake Harriet Blvd, Minneapolis 55419

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 3, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lake Monster Brewing
550 Vandalia St #160, St Paul 55114

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 5, 2016 @ 5:00pm - 7:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Lake Monster Brewing
550 Vandalia St #160, St Paul 55114

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 @ 9:00pm
Group C: Wed, Jun 15, 2016 @ 7:00pm
Group D: Wed, Jun 15, 2016 @ 9:00pm
Group E: Thu, Jun 16, 2016 @ 7:00pm
Group F: Thu, Jun 16, 2016 @ 9:00pm
Theaters at the Mall of America

Participating Teams

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

  • 1+1 Productions Dan Schuchman
  • Above-the-Line Entertainment Kristin + Justin Schaack
  • Black & Blurry Pictures Roger Larson
  • Boys of Summer Paul Winkels
  • Breathing Frames Rose Alsander
  • Brothers Grams David Grams
  • CaptiVader Productions Mike Novak
  • Chunky Milk Productions Owen Swerkstrom
  • CLC Dropouts Mitchell McCallson
  • Crashdown Productions Andrew Johnston
  • Cream City Collective Moriah Bame
  • Creative Edge Productions Gwen Ruhoff
  • Dallas Currie Dallas Currie
  • Death Calm Studios Brandon Cole
  • Dug Deeply Productions Douglas Smith
  • Fancy Mustard Connor McCarthy
  • First Draft, Final Cut Angela Boike
  • Flaming Gnome Studios Ryan Huang
  • Great Scott DeVary Best Andrew DeVary
  • GSP John Gigrich
  • Harbinger Pictures Braddon Olson
  • Intersection Studios David Ishida
  • Ironlegsweaver/Re Wad films Luke Olson
  • JCMFilms Chase Johnson
  • JK productions Kyle Thornton
  • JLynn Productions Jordan Lynn
  • Metropolitan State Film Club Andrew Mueller
  • MIB Productions Matt Smith
  • Mill Cityzens Jeremy Beckel Kleider
  • Minnesota Filmmakers Meetup Shane Wallick
  • Ninja Pictures Brittany White
  • Nomadic Fox Productions Olivia McCreary
  • North Coast Productions Chris Bales
  • Northern Lights Sarah Nelson
  • oddProductions Benji Perez Gonzalez
  • Otitis Media Benjamin Coler
  • Outer Rim Productions Damian Walker
  • Pretty Quick & Kinda Angry Eric Mammen
  • Puzzle in Motion James Daniels
  • RFC Martin Burnham
  • Rusty Nuts Productions Steve Murphy
  • Slim to None Kate Heppner
  • Team Spartan veronica wayne
  • the doactcrazy group David Fugate
  • The PAs Todd Loisel
  • Third Time's A Charm Amber Steimer
  • Two Jackets Productions Andrew Neill
  • WC Productions Warner Nieborg
  • We Are Curious Yellow Erick Sommers
  • We-Grillin-Tonight Films Nathan Block
  • We'll Fix It In Post Productions David Mair
  • Whitespace Films Tim Johnson

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