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48 Hour Film Horror Project 2013 - 2015

Do you like to be scared? Do you like to laugh? Do you love Hitchcock? Bring on the fake blood and the rumbling undercurrent sound effect and get ready for a weekend you won't forget.

48 Hour Filmmaking With A Scary Twist!!

The 48 Hour Film Horror Project is similar to the flagship competition we all know and love - except all of the genres are horror-themed.

HORROR 2015 Tour HORROR Genres

The Graveyard ShiftSeattle, WA HORROR 2014


48 Hour Film Science Fiction Project 2015

Do you like futuristic technology? How about time travel - or space travel for that matter?!? Bring on the aliens, spacecrafts and alternate dimensions and get ready for a weekend to remember!!

48 Hour Filmmaking With A Side Of Science!!

The 48 Hour Film Horror Project is similar to the flagship competition we all know and love - except all of the genres are sci-fi themed.

SCIFI 2015 Tour

ALINEUtrecht, NL 48HFP 2014


48 Hour Film CineKid Project 2011 - 2015

Cinekid - which takes place in the Netherlands - is the world's largest children's film festival. The CineKid 48HFP was organized just for this festival and challenges teams to make the best short children's film in a single weekend.

The 48 Hour Film Horror Project is similar to the flagship competition we all know and love - with the following modifications:

  • The genres are all kid-friendly.
  • The movie must be spoken in Dutch.
  • The films must be suitable for children (6-14 years)
Amsterdam, NL CINEKID 2015


Four Points Film Project 2013 - 2015

The Four Points Film Challenge - formerly the National Film Challenge was founded for all of the filmmakers around the world who don't live in a city with its own local 48HFP event.

It is the same concept as the 48HFP, but the Kickoff Event and Dropoff Event are handled online so that location is not a barrier.

Four Points Film Project 2015

B&BFour Points Film Project 2014


48 Hour Film Holiday Project 2013 - 2015

Do you love Christmas? Thanksgiving? Easter? Then it's time to show us your holiday spirit by combining with your love for fast-paced filmmaking.

48 Hour Filmmaking With Seasonal Cheer!!

The 48 Hour Film Horror Project is similar to the flagship competition we all know and love - except all of the genres are holiday-themed.

Los Angeles, CA HOLIDAY 2015


48 Hour Film Politics & Comedy Project 2015

The 48 Hour Film Politics & Comedy Project is very similar to the regular 48HFP - the biggest difference being that all of the short films must be comedies or political thrillers.

From the daily intrigue of government to the ridiculous, often comical, behavior on Capitol Hill, our special competition asks you to put Washington in the spotlight.

Washington, DC POLICOM 2015 POLICOM Genres


48 Hour Film Music Video Project 2011 - 2014

The 48 Hour Music Video Project is a creative contest where bands/songwriters team with filmmakers to create a music video in only 48 hours.

It is the ultimate challenge of creativity and cooperation.

FreakOrlando, FL 48MVP 2013

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