San Jose, California June 15 - 17, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 15 - 17, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the San Jose, 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 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

  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 5
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 15
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48 Hour Film Mixer

Sat, May 26, 2018 @ 5:00pm - 7:00pm
EAP Creative
1630 Oakland Road a106, San Jose 95131

Come Join us, if you're looking to start a team, join a team, or looking to fill up your roster! We will also have a few films to show you from previous years, and a few films from the select few that went to Cannes! If any of you would like to do a quick 20, 30 sec audition video to post on our recruitment page, we will be more than happy to do so! See you there!

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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 15, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
EAP Creative
1630 Oakland Road a106, San Jose 95131

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 17, 2018 @ 4:00pm - 8:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
EAP Creative
1630 Oakland Road a106, San Jose 95131

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Jun 27, 2018
3 Below Theaters & Lounge
288 S 2nd St, San Jose 95113

Participating Teams

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

  • Almost Professional Productions Rea Kapur
  • BEYOND FOREVER STUDIOS Jason Salazar
  • BK Productions Bobby Kwong
  • BaumBay Producrions Chris Baum
  • Cogent Non-Sequitur Richard New
  • Dirt Dog Productions Chris Dyer
  • Dragon Farm Productions Norman Luce
  • FISH EYE FILMS Mike Malament
  • Kids With No Money Eric Galicia
  • Loose Leaf Productions Jamil Moledina
  • Mangled Web JoAnne Goldberg
  • Noobs Matt Adamo
  • Ovation Pictures Christian Pizzirani
  • RadioActive Studios Mark Garoutte
  • Sprockets and Bits Larry Baron
  • Square Peg Productions Laura Brown
  • Stubborn Media Pablo Reinoso
  • Team Thalia Cyndy Green
  • That's All Fowlkes Tyler Lay
  • The Ensemble Sinohui Hinojosa
  • Waves and PiXels Films Sai Kesavamatham
  • Laurel Degutis

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