Philadelphia, Pennsylvania August 19 - 21, 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 19 - 21, 2016

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

Filmmakers from all over the Philadelphia, PA 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 2017 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 9
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 19
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 19, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 21, 2016
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

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

  • #385 Michael Hicks
  • Bruzzese Films Georgeanne Bruzzese
  • Casabuena Cultural Productions Mariangela Saavedra
  • ClockBox Brendan Joyce
  • Easy Manifestations Films Kameshwar rao Challuri
  • Ectropy Arts Darren Olah
  • Equinox Cinema Rob Watt
  • Lanky Arms Studios Aiden Wall
  • One by One Studios Mick McCleery
  • Overnight Amoeba Sean Hankinson
  • Red Baroness Productions Jilly Appleheimer
  • Scrambled Egg Films Taka Ogawa
  • spoonfullofpoo.com Ken Mickles
  • Thinking Art Entertainment Wesley Mellott
  • Thundering Walrus Productions Brandon Beach
  • Zombie Poodles Productions Lindsay Hampton

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