Oklahoma City, Oklahoma July 20 - 22, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 20 - 22, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Oklahoma City, OK 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, Jun 25
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 10
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 20
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Filmmaker Meet & Greet

Tue, Jul 10, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Tower Theatre
425 NW 23rd Street, Oklahoma City, Ok

Mix & Mingle
Join a Team or Create a Team
Bring your Head Shots, Resumes, etc. 

Come hang out & have a great time! 


All in attendance can get into the film screening, immediately after the mixer, for Half Price!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 20, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 22, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sun, Jul 29, 2018 @ 4:00pm - 10:00pm
The Tower Theatre
425 NW 23rd Street, Oklahoma City, Ok

The World Premiere of all films created for the 2018 OKC 48 Hour Film Project. 

Awards Ceremony

Fri, Sep 7, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm
The Tower Theatre
425 NW 23rd Street, Oklahoma City, Ok

Live Entertainment, Screening of films nominated for "Best of OKC" and Awards!

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264 (preferred)
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data DVD
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), HD 720 (1280x720)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred)
  • Pixel Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (23.976) (preferred)
  • Maximum File Size: 4.0GB (preferred)

Participating Teams

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

  • #teamroadwarrior Mysi Jones-Hunter
  • Ablegate Ricky Pope
  • Dark Horse Kyle Harris
  • Elephant Treehouse Attila Balázs
  • Fort Hewin Bryan Patterson
  • KilkennyVFX Riley Kilkenny
  • Le Masque Noir Aaron Randall
  • Mac and Us Tommy Bond
  • Maverick Films Joshua Mindemann
  • Neon Red Alyx Picard Davis
  • On The Fly Michael Gotcher
  • RENT FREE - Part Deux Elizabeth DIckerson
  • Star Swamp Mike Ransburg
  • Straight To DVD Kyle Baldinger
  • TacoDog Chelsea Thurman
  • Team Phoenix Ben Richardson

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