San Francisco, California August 18 - 20, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 18 - 20, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the San Francisco, 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 2018 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2018, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 24
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 8
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 18
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 18, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bay Area Video Coalition
2727 Mariposa St #200, San Francisco 94110

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 20, 2017 @ 7:00pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Piano Fight
144 Taylor Street, San Francisco 94102

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Mon, Aug 28, 2017
Group B: Mon, Aug 28, 2017
Group C: Tue, Aug 29, 2017
Group D: Tue, Aug 29, 2017
Roxie Theater
3117 16th Street, San Francisco

Awards Ceremony

Sat, Sep 2, 2017 @ 8:30pm - 11:00pm
Piano Fight
144 Taylor Street, San Francisco 94102
Reception begins at 8:30. Awards ceremony begins promptly at 9:30 and ends at 11:00.



Participating Teams

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

  • Burnt Repertoire Erik Braa
  • CCD Studios Chelsea Smith
  • HBIC Films Kirsten Spalding
  • RAWMIX Productions Rommel Andaya
  • Sweatflix Evan Tsao
  • Under Development Melody Cannon
  • WildTry Douglas Palmer
  • Wineglass Scott Lohr

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