New Orleans, Louisiana July 21 - 23, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 21 - 23, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the New Orleans, LA 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

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jun 26
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 11
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 21
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48NOLA City Park Crunch Time Coffee Talk at Cafe Morning Call!

Thu, Jul 13, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cafe Morning Call -- City Park
56 Dreyfous Dr, New Orleans 70119

With just over a week to go, we're hitting Cafe Morning Call in City Park for our last pre-production mixer of the year! Come ready to find your team or that last piece of the puzzle and talk strategy for this year's 48! We'll be on hand for some last minute tips and tricks as well as a few other surprises. 

Enjoy some beignets and coffee and get your last smack talk in as we get ready for this year's New Orleans 48 Hour Film Project!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 21, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ugly Dog Saloon
401 Andrew Higgins, New Orleans 70130

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 23, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Ugly Dog Saloon
401 Andrew Higgins, New Orleans 70130

Participating Teams

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

  • Backyard Shed Films Jennifer Taylor
  • Fagan Films William Fagan
  • Fence Post Productions Robert Bennett
  • Fully Dressed Films Fernando Fernandez
  • Les Productions de la revolution du fromage. Jacques DeFleur
  • Ohana Christopher Dixson
  • Out Of Focus Jonathan Breaux
  • Pocket Change Production Augusto - Goose Abarca
  • Portal Zach DePolo
  • Room41B Gabriel Ruiz
  • Something Cliché Elliott Estelle
  • TheLegend27 ben schexnaydre
  • Wait...What? Kimberly Coburn
  • William Gil Films William Gil

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