New Haven, Connecticut July 28 - 30, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 28 - 30, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the New Haven, CT 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 Registration Opens: Tuesday, May 9

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 3
  • Regular: $178 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 18
  • Late: $198 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 28

New Milford Film Commission #NHV48HFP Screening

Thu, Apr 27, 2017 @ 6:30pm
Bank Street Theater
46 Bank Street, New Milford CT
The 48 Hour Film Project - New Haven and the Town of New Milford Film Commission are partnering for a screening and networking night on April 27, 2017.

The New Milford Film Commission is one of the most active film commissions and the town can be seen in such films as Mr. Deeds (2002), Halloween 2 (2009), My Soul to Take (2010), and Brilliant Mistakes (2012).

The 48HFP - New Haven is entering its 7th year as the prime film competition in CT, where filmmakers are given 48 hours to write, shoot, and edit a short film.

These groups are excited to come together and unite the filmmaking communities in the state.

Join us as we screen six CT made #NHV48HFP short films from past several years. Following the screening there will be time to meet and network with filmmakers from all over the state. Refreshments will be provided.

The following films will be screened:
"Cornered" - J Henderson Media (2016)
"A Fortune Teller's Fable" - Dada & the Human Tripod (2016)
"Wild Cherry" - Perfect Pitch Productions (2016)
"Door to Door" - Broken Time Films (2015)
"Past Poets Now" - Good Natured Dogs Productions (2014)
"Ties" - Dutch Elm Disease (2014)

This event is free! Enjoy some great films, learn about the#NHV48HFP and New Milford Film Commission, and meet some new friends.
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Happy Hour Meet & Greet w/ Irish Music

Fri, May 5, 2017 @ 5:00pm
The Outer Space / Ballroom
295 Treadwell Street, Hamden 06514

We're celebrating Cinco de Mayo like never before - with Irish bands!!!!!
Join us for a Happy Hour Meet & Greet counting down the days until we kick off this year's New Haven 48 Hour Film Project in July. 

Looking to form or join a team? Come down and meet some great filmmakers. Share stories and tips from years past. And enjoy some amazing craft beer, great food, and, best of all, good company. 

Stick around after the happy hour as The Outer Space plays host to some fantastic Irish music that will kick off with the fabulous Jeff Conlon AND THEN the headliners for the night the Mighty Ploughboys 
(there might be a #NHV48HFP rmedia sponsor in the band!)


#NHV48HFP Happy Hour 5:00-7:00 pm. No cover for Happy Hour!
If you get there after 7:00 pm there will be a $5.00 cover, but the 48ers will be there all night long!!!! The hat will also be passed around for the bands for those who come early & stay late for the rocking tunes!

Jeff Conlon 7:00-7:45pm
The Mighty Ploughboys 8:00-8:45pm

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 28, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Outer Space / Ballroom
295 Treadwell Street, Hamden 06514

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 30, 2017 @ 5:00pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
The Outer Space / Ballroom
295 Treadwell Street, Hamden 06514

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Aug 2, 2017 @ 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Strand Theatre
165 Main Street, Seymour CT

Films from Previous Years

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