Nashville, Tennessee August 17 - 19, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 17 - 19, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Nashville, TN 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, Jul 23
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 7
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 17
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Casting Call

Tue, Jun 26, 2018 @ 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Studio 615
272 Broadmoor Dr, Nashville 37207

The Nashville 48 Hour Film Project is hosting a casting call for actors who wish to participate in this year's competition but haven't found their perfect team yet. 

Here's how it works:

- Actors sign up using SignUpGenius (

- Prepare a 30 second monologue

- Show up and show us what you got!

- Registered teams will get access to your audition and you find a team!

Easy, right?!

RSVP via facebook

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 17, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Studio 615
272 Broadmoor Dr, Nashville 37207

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 19, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Studio 615
272 Broadmoor Dr, Nashville 37207

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Tue, Aug 21, 2018 @ 7:00pm @ Belcourt Theater
Group B: Tue, Aug 21, 2018 @ 9:15pm @ Belcourt Theater
Group C: Wed, Aug 22, 2018 @ 7:00pm @ Belcourt Theater
Group D: Wed, Aug 22, 2018 @ 9:15pm @ Belcourt Theater

Participating Teams

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

  • 1.21 Jiggawatt Productions Alexander Givant
  • Fat Rabbit Entertainment Thomas Gregg
  • Forcone Films Stephen Lackey
  • Pastel Productions Rob Allen
  • SBP Jonathan Higdon

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