San Francisco, California July 10 - 12, 2015

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 10 - 12, 2015

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 2016 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2016, Court Métrage.

Registration Fees

  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 10
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 10, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
San Francisco LGBT Community Center
1800 Market Street, San Francisco 94102
Please check in with front desk and they will direct you to the event.

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 12, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Driftwood (San Francisco) OR Luka's Taproom (Oakland)
We have two dropoff locations this year! One in San Francisco and one in Oakland for your convenience. Please go to the venue that will be most convenient for your team. Visit the websites of our two venues for location information. NOTE: You must turn in your completed film by the 7:30pm deadline at either location. Our two dropoff location are below: Driftwood 1225 Folsom St., San Francisco Luka's Taproom 2221 Broadway, Oakland

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10 early bird; $12 pre-sale; $15 at door PURCHASE
Group A: Mon, Jul 20, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Mon, Jul 20, 2015 @ 9:00pm
Group C: Tue, Jul 21, 2015 @ 7:00pm
The New Parkway Theater
24th Street, Oakland
Tickets will be available through eventbrite soon and will be available for cash purchase at theater door.

Best Of Screening

Tickets: Free entry by invitation only
Tue, Jul 28, 2015 @ TBD
Dolby Labs
100 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco 94103
Due to the limited size of this amazing venue, this will be an invite-only event available to our filmmakers. We are planning to have a "wrap party" following the awards show that we encourage teams to invite friends to celebrate.

Participating Teams

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

  • 3rd Shift Pics Mickella Simone
  • 4QR98 Pass Jesse Tarnoff
  • A-Serious Films Naureen Virani
  • Abstrkt Volcano William Brainard
  • Annie Owens Annie Owens
  • Barewitness Films Matthew Gardner
  • Dirt Dog Pictures Chris Dyer
  • Dragon Farm Productions Norman Luce
  • Dropped Frame Ines Chan
  • Drunk Kitty Productions baily hopkins
  • fazil sadiq fazil sadiq
  • HEEM TEAM Joey Pitzo
  • Last Minute Picture Company Logan Gruidl
  • Meus Ex Machina Jon Britton
  • Mystery Van Tevye Kuykendall
  • Naptime Eric Roller
  • Passionate Fools Praveen Kanniah
  • Patrick Rodeo Productions Michael Smith
  • Project Cinatus Aditya Vempaty
  • RadioActive Studios Mark Garoutte
  • Reform Schoolers Tom Geary
  • Repertoire Jonathan Jackson
  • Rind-Raja Picture Company Jay Raja
  • Scuba Booty Sara Faith Alterman
  • SixtySixers Tom McElroy
  • Sly Mouse Films Nick Yonan
  • Storycake Edwin Chang
  • Team Bugbear Marta Dymek
  • Team C Chris Pellissier
  • The First Timers Russell Coker
  • ThothScribe Films Carlos Mora
  • Trap Kings Sean Christensen
  • TTC Crew Chris Harris
  • Unsheathed Tyrone Hutton
  • Xpretion Mark Wee

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