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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Tips & Tricks Panel

Thu, Aug 9, 2018 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Watkins College of Art & Design
2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville 37228

Winner Workshop - Guide for Producers & Editors to Deliver Under Pressure

Mon, Aug 13, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Smith & Lentz Brewing
903 Main St, Nashville 37206

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

Awards Ceremony

Thu, Aug 30, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Studio 615
272 Broadmoor Dr, Nashville 37207

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
  • Collaborative Productions Cody Rogers
  • Cryptic Glass Noah Miga
  • Fat Rabbit Entertainment Thomas Gregg
  • Forcone Films Stephen Lackey
  • LaserJungle Pictures Wilfred Robles
  • Luminous Midnight Films L.j Landrum
  • Pastel Productions Rob Allen
  • River Films Irish Johnston
  • SBP Jonathan Higdon
  • Serious Images Pictures Jessica Walter

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