New York, New York June 16 - 18, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 16 - 18, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the New York, NY 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.


What's so special about the 48 Hour Film Project?

The 48HFP challenges

your team to write, shoot, edit, score and a short

film in only 48 hours. You will be assigned two random genres and you must shoot your

film using either, or both, of the genres. Each city will be

assigned its own set of elements - character, prop and line of dialogue.


Genres Elements FAQs


Registration Fees

  • Regular: $178 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 6
  • Late: $198 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 16
Register Your Team Now!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 16, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 18, 2017 @ 6:30pm - 9:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Jun 28, 2017
Cantor Film Center
36 East 8th Street, New York 10003

Participating Teams

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

  • 308 Productions Daniel Aldrich
  • AATC Paul Caamano
  • Bodega Cats Raphael Halloran
  • BPL Grace Hawkins
  • chang han mike broussard
  • Clown Focus Media Bob Klein
  • Cortelyou Roadshow Ryan Gallagher
  • Cyrano Films aurore duiguo
  • EFAS Productions Michael Goldstein
  • Finite Films Farley Whitfield
  • Giant Cookie Films Guy Olivieri
  • Normal Ave Productions Rob Watt
  • Ozzir Productions Bobby Koeth III
  • Parlor head Films Pierfrancesco Baccaro
  • Periodic Productions Lori Ponder
  • Pizza Kid Productions nate brown
  • Pocket Change Productions Ryan Harr
  • Retrorerun Films Monroe Park
  • Ruddy Productions Blake Merriman
  • S&M Productions Steve Melone
  • Sevengood Gary SCETBON
  • The Collective Sean Hankinson
  • The Ending is Everything Christoph Schultz
  • The Night Owls James Amorosino
  • The Rebel Republic Joseph Latessa
  • Thursday Shoots Phillip Russell
  • Triple Indemnity Anne LaBarbera
  • VR/AR TEAM Chanakya Anne

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