Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania July 6 - 8, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 6 - 8, 2018

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 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, Jun 11
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 26
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 6
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 6, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 8, 2018
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.

  • Command Pictures Maura Snyder
  • Everlasting Productions Steve Sensebaugh
  • ShadowFrame Productions Jason Boyer
  • So Fresh Films Nick Verzilli
  • Square Shoes Productions Nate Sexauer
  • Well Known Strangers Dave Forman

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