San Jose, California April 7 - 9, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? April 7 - 9, 2017

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 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, Mar 13
  • Regular: $178 USD/team ends Tue, Mar 28
  • Late: $198 USD/team ends Fri, Apr 7
Register Your Team Now!

48 Hour Film Project Meet & Greet

Sat, Mar 11, 2017 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Caffe Frascati
315 S 1st St, San Jose 95113

_4n-j _3cht fsl data-testid=event-permalink-details>We're hosting our 1st Pop up Screening/Mixer event of the year! Come on out and join us at https://www.facebook.com/caffefrascati/ data-hovercard=/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=228319853912477&extragetparams=%7B%22directed_target_id%22%3A1801744726818220%7D data-hovercard-prefer-more-content-show=1>Caffe Frascati

for some coffee and a special block of films. This event is open to

everyone, you'll get to meet some of the filmmakers behind these films.

We'll be sharing some tips how to Survive a 48 Hour Film Competition. We

can walk you through the process on registering your team for this

Kickoff Event

Fri, Apr 7, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Apr 9, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tue, Apr 18, 2017
Camera 3
288 S. Second Street 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.

  • BEYOND FOREVER STUDIOS Jason Salazar
  • Dirt Dog Productions Chris Dyer
  • Dragon Farm Productions Norman Luce
  • m&m Marco Brochier

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