Philadelphia, Pennsylvania August 3 - 5, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 3 - 5, 2018

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 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, Jul 9
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 24
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 3
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 3, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 5, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Best Of Screening

Sun, Sep 9, 2018 @ 1:00pm - 5:00pm
International House Philadelphia
3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia 19104

Participating Teams

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

  • Accidental Inclusions Mark Fiske
  • Bedrossian Productions Danny Bedrossian
  • Broken Puppets Saiprasad Sankaranarayanan
  • Casabuena Cultural Producitons Mariangela Saavedra
  • Concrete Bokeh Films Jen Mitlas
  • DR. FILMMAKER Vincent Allen
  • Justice Productions Doug Seidel
  • K Knox Productions Kyra Knox
  • K. Michael Khalid Michael
  • Lanky Arms Studios Zach Hansen
  • Mosleyfilms Daniel Mosley
  • Mythomaniac Studio David Payne Jr
  • OH Capital Productions Brendan Joyce
  • One by One Films Mick McCleery
  • Pennsylvania People Jason Taylor
  • PhillyCAM Gabe Castro
  • RoughCuts PHL David Gloss
  • Spontaneous Productions / 23-100 Films Brian Sponagle
  • Stuff Media Robert Shropshire
  • The GOVtown Company Dylan White
  • The Last Minute Congress Lindsay Hampton
  • Thinking Art Entertainment Wesley Mellott
  • YNOT Jesse R
  • illadelPhilms Stephen Ciavardini

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