Salt Lake City, Utah June 3 - 5, 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 3 - 5, 2016

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

Filmmakers from all over the Salt Lake City, UT 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, May 9
  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, May 24
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 3
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

48HFP BBQ and Lip Synch Battle!

Wed, May 18, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm
The Brute Squad
171 Pierpont Ave, Salt Lake City 84101

Gonna meet n greet n eat!!

Come on out and have a laugh while learning about the 48HFP here in Salt Lake. There'll be thrills and spills and a few secret tips on how to be a success at the fest!!

The Brute Squad have graciously swung open their doors to host us in their underground lair. There'll be some cool stuff on display and the chance to check out their space and work.

We'll also have a lip synch contest for existing teams to get in the competition spirit.

Burgers and sausages amd drinks will be provided.

Bring some treats to share!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 3, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Broadway Center Cinemas
111 East Broadway, Salt Lake City 84111

We'll be out in front of the box office ready willing and able to sign you guys in.

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 5, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Broadway Center Cinemas
111 East Broadway, Salt Lake City 84111

We'll be inside the lobby. You'll not miss us!

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $12
Group A: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 @ 9:00pm
Group C: Wed, Jun 8, 2016 @ 7:00pm
Group D: Wed, Jun 8, 2016 @ 9:00pm
Broadway Center Cinemas
111 East Broadway, Salt Lake City 84111

Participating Teams

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

  • Burning Badgers Gerson Monago
  • Criptyc Griffyn Productions Colton Fowler
  • Night of Productions Matthew Pool
  • Pirated Films Kevin McDaniel
  • Red Kite Films Steven Brown
  • The Filmers Nicholas Cockrell

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