Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania July 8 - 10, 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 8 - 10, 2016

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

Filmmakers from all over the Pittsburgh, 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

  • Early Bird: $140 USD/team ends Mon, Jun 13
  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 28
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 8
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Happy Hour & Adventure Bingo

Wed, Jun 1, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Union Pig and Chicken
220 N Highland Ave, Pittsburgh 15206

Happy Hour Meet & Greet 6pm to 8pm

Adventure Bingo 8pm to 10pm

Open Auditions

Sat, Jun 11, 2016 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Pittsburgh Actor's Space
448 Butler St, Pittsburgh 15223

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 8, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 10, 2016
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

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

  • Beginnings Jackie Druga
  • Blue Knight Productions Ian Livingston
  • Children of the Corman Darin DiNapoli
  • ColorNegative Joe Wilson
  • Command Pictures Maura Snyder
  • EPOS Productions Matt Petrunak
  • Everlasting Productions LLC Steve Sensebaugh
  • Falling October Productions Alexander Cronin
  • Gaff Tape and a Prayer Mike Hanley
  • Goat Milk Fudge PJ Gaynard
  • Hutchins Films Jesse Hutchins
  • Pyrite Production Nicole Wintruba
  • ShadowFrame Jason Boyer
  • Square Shoes Productions Nate Sexauer
  • Steel Forest Productions Matthew Haider
  • Stranded with Strangers Frank McDade
  • team NOT BECKY Amanda Menendez
  • Well Known Strangers Dave Forman

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