Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania October 16 - 18, 2015

Get Ready for A Spooky Challenge!

The weekend? October 16 - 18, 2015

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 2016.

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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 16

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?

Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 16, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Boom Concepts
5139 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh 15224

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 18, 2015
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Boom Concepts
5139 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh 15224

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Sun, Oct 25, 2015 @ 6:00pm
Group B: Sun, Oct 25, 2015 @ 8:00pm
The Hollywood Theater
1449 Potomac Avenue, Pittsburgh 15216

Participating Teams

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

  • Beard Machine Christopher Friedrick
  • Blind Tiger Films Josh Hausman
  • Carnegie Screenwriters Bob Scott
  • Children of the Corman Darin DiNapoli
  • Everything But The Name Edwin Huang
  • Falling October Productions Alexander Cronin
  • Flying Penguin Productions Matthew Haider
  • Gaff Tape and a Prayer Mike Hanley
  • Goat Milk Fudge PJ Gaynard
  • Hutchins Films Jesse Hutchins
  • Killer Babies Jackie Druga
  • Little Foot Productions Stephen Santa
  • Locust Street Entertainment Lance Parkin
  • Long Knuckle Studios David Kost
  • Pyrite Production Nicole Wintruba
  • R. Walker Productions Rodman Walker
  • ShadowFrame Jason Boyer
  • Titan Terror Studios Danielle Dinkdak
  • Westmonster Productions Brad Kolesar
  • Will it Taste Good My Precious Josh Baez

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