Oklahoma City, Oklahoma July 20 - 22, 2018

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Oklahoma City and turning it into movie-making madness for 48 hours! Teams of filmmakers have a single weekend - this one - to write, shoot and edit their short films! All completed entries will be unveiled on the big screen, at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Oklahoma City will be listed on this page after kickoff.
  • Media: You must submit your film according to the formats listed lower on this page.
  • Documents: You must submit releases for all team members, all music, all locations, and any other copyrighted material, as well as a team leader's agreement, a roster, and a certification statement. These forms can be downloaded from on our Production Documents page.
  • Rules: You should make sure that your film complies with our Filmmaking Rules and Competition Rules. If you have questions about the rules, the best place to go is our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • 48HFP Hotline: If you have a question during the filmmaking weekend, call the 48HFP Hotline. The number is on the Kickoff Info Sheet that your team representative was given at the kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film must be dropped off at the location listed on this page.

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!


Elements Genres FAQs


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)

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?

Required Elements

    Announced at Kickoff

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 20, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Tower Theatre
425 NW 23rd Street, Oklahoma City, Ok

Oklahoma City 48 Hour Film Project Kickoff Event

Teams will receive their 3 Required Elements; Character, Prop & Dialogue, as well draw for their genre. 

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 22, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
The Tower Theatre
425 NW 23rd Street, Oklahoma City, Ok

Teams MUST have their films turned in by 7:30pm or will be considered late. 

If there is a que at the turn in desk, you will be considered on time if you are in line waiting before the alarm goes off. 

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $20.00 USD PURCHASE
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. 

$20 in advance. $25 at the door. 
Seating is limited. Don't miss out!

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!

Screening Groups

Group A

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Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Daily Devotion James Ridley
  • Festival City Films Dave Smith
  • Mac and Us Tommy Bond
  • Perfect Strangers Jesse Bailey II
  • Retrospec Films Brandon Forbes
  • Rolling Productions John Heitman
  • Shahrazad Jordan Wilson
  • WAFTI Show Aaron Souders
  • Young Guppy Productions Josh Atkinson

Group B

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Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • #teamroadwarrior Mysi Jones-Hunter
  • Ablegate Ricky Pope
  • Neon Red Alyx Picard Davis
  • On The Fly Michael Gotcher
  • Star Swamp Mike Ransburg
  • Straight To DVD Kyle Baldinger
  • Team Deep Second Victoria Michaels
  • Team Phoenix Ben Richardson

Group C

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Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Dark Horse Kyle Harris
  • Elephant Treehouse Attila Balázs
  • Fort Hewin Bryan Patterson
  • KilkennyVFX Riley Kilkenny
  • Le Masque Noir Aaron Randall
  • Maverick Films Joshua Mindemann
  • RENT FREE - Part Deux Elizabeth DIckerson
  • TacoDog Chelsea Thurman
  • Why not? Frank Muller

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