The weekend? August 19 - 21, 2016
The challenge? To make a film in only 48 hours!
Filmmakers from all over the San Diego, CA 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.
The next meet and greet will be held on Thursday, July 28th from 7:00 to 9:00pm at Casa de Pico. This fun location is just across the parking lot from this year's screening location! Meet and greets are how the SD48HFP help brings together our local film community and are open to everyone. Join a team or start one of your own on July 28th
Open Acting Auditions will take place on Saturday, July 30th from 10:00am to 1:00pm at Mad House Comedy Club Horton Plaza.
Actors must arrive by 11:30 in order to be guaranteed an audition. Please prepare a one-minute monologue to present to the Team Leaders.
Mad House will validate one hour of parking, or Horton Plaza will validate up to three hours of parking.
48HFP Audio and Sound Location Recording Workshop with BONUS: 48HFP Tips and Tricks to be held on Saturday, August 6th from 10:00 AM - Noon at VIDEO GEAR! Thanks so much to Martin Banks and the team at Video Gear for being a partner again this year!
Please arrive by 5:00pm if you are representing your team at the Kickoff. You must be checked in prior to your screening group's genre drawing. Late arrivals will draw their genres after all on-time teams have finished drawing.
You must be in line with your rendered film on a flash drive by 7:30pm to be considered on-time.
Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film for San Diego in only 48 hours.