Salt Lake City, Utah June 8 - 10, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 8 - 10, 2018

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 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, May 14
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, May 29
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 8
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Free Best Of Screening and 48 sec phone fest

Thu, Apr 26, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
SLCC Center for Arts and Media
1575 State St, Salt Lake City 84115

Come on out and see what the best of Salt Lake has to offer from the past years of the 48 Hour Film Project. We'll be showing 4 great shorts and having a Q&A with the filmmakers covering tips and hints on how to make a great film during your weekend.

We'll also be screening a few 48 Sec Phone Films. Just make a 48 second film on your phone and we'll show it. It's all just fun and games but the genre is "Legends Of SLC true or false?"

We'll be screening at SLCC Arts and Media Screening Room.


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Movie Trivia Night

Mon, May 7, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Watchtower Cafe

Put your movie knowledge up against all the other movie buffs in SLC. Scifi, thriller, comedy, superhero and many more topics.

Many cool prizes including tickets to premiere screenings of the 48 Hour Film Project SLC!!

Teams or single participants welcome. See you there!!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 8, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 10, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tue, Jun 12, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Broadway Center Cinemas
111 East Broadway, Salt Lake City 84111

Come out and support all the local filmmakers and the amazing films on the big screen!!

Participating Teams

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

  • Sassy Duck Pictures Kevin McDaniel

Films from Previous Years

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