Orlando, Florida April 28 - 30, 2017

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Orlando 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 Orlando 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), any native Premiere Codec, AVCHD, DV-NTSC, DVCProHD
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data DVD
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), HD 720 (1280x720), SD

Registration Fees

  • Late: $198 USD/team ends Fri, Apr 28
Register Your Team Now!

Required Elements

    Announced at Kickoff

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $8.00 USD PURCHASE
Group A: Fri, May 5, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Sat, May 6, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Valencia College East Campus Performing Arts Center
701 North Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando 32825

Screenings for the Orlando 48 Hour Film Project. Each general admission ticket also serves as an All Day Pass to the Best of Film Fest the following Saturday (5/13) at the Wyndham Resorts on International Drive from 12p to 11p!

RSVP via facebook

Screening Groups

Group A Friday, May 5, 2017 @ 7:00pm

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • 360 Images and Get It Productions Jeannette Dozier
  • Arc House Jeremiah Gonda
  • Destiny Bender Gaetano Fasulo
  • dMp Dale Metz
  • Flinger Films Allen Paschel
  • Hitt House Productions Christine Hitt
  • Iguanadons Nicholas Gear
  • Kirk Production Bobby Kirk
  • MakeDo Entertainment Colin Krawchuk
  • O'Pen Head Films Matt Arpen
  • Reel Unity Productions Robert Wolstencroft
  • Robert J. Smith Productions Robert Smith

Group B Saturday, May 6, 2017 @ 7:00pm

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Airdrop Ryan Pierce
  • Creative Inlet Films TL Westgate
  • Dismantled Pictures Ron T Baker
  • Dusty Bibles Studio Productions Karen Stephenson
  • Fly Dog Productions Harrison Carr
  • HiveMind Productions Brandon Cortes
  • Infinity Pictures Kimberly Cobb
  • Line, Please! Productions Tori Hallsten
  • Missing Muffin Studios Brendan Kelly
  • Orange Technical College Jeremiah Baumbach
  • TDPro Trent Duncan

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