Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania October 20 - 22, 2017


Get Ready for A Spooky Challenge!

The weekend? October 20 - 22, 2017

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

Do you like to be scared? Do you love Hitchcock? Bring on the fake blood and the rumbling undercurrent sound effect and get ready for a weekend you won't forget.

Filmmakers from all over the Pittsburgh, PA area will compete to see who can make the best horror short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will screen at Filmapalooza 2018.


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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 20

Repeat Offender? Participants that registered a team for the regular 48HFP during the previous 12 months will receive a $25 USD discount. Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?Join Our Email List

Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 20, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 22, 2017
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.

  • BA JP Russell
  • Beginnings Jackie Druga
  • Carnegie Screenwriters Bob Scott
  • Falling October Productions Alexander Cronin
  • Gaff Tape and a Prayer Mike Hanley
  • Ghost Light Productions PJ Roup
  • Goat Milk Fudge PJ Gaynard
  • Hutchins Films Jesse Hutchins
  • Kino Industries Kevin Kino
  • Locust Street Entertainment Lance Parkin
  • Reckless Amnesiac Ian Altenbaugh
  • Shadowframe Productions Jason Boyer
  • Steel Forest Productions Matthew Haider
  • Stoops Ferry Productions Veronica White

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