San Antonio, Texas August 11 - 13, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 11 - 13, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the San Antonio, TX 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 Short Film Corner.

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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 1
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 11
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San Antonio teams mixer--find a team!

Fri, Jul 28, 2017 @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Alamo City Studios
1113 E Houston St, San Antonio 78205

Come find your dream team AND maybe win the movie trivia quiz! Food and drinks are on us--you just bring your winning smile. Let's have some fun!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 11, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Alamo City Studios
1113 E Houston St, San Antonio 78205

Doors open at 5, be there by 6 for a quick review of the procedures and rules for filming, and to draw your genre. 

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Alamo City Studios
1113 E Houston St, San Antonio 78205

Remember, 7pm SHARP!!!  No exceptions whatsoever!! But, hang around after you turn in your movie and have some cookies and punch with a bunch of exhausted fellow filmmakers!

Premiere Screenings

Sun, Aug 20, 2017
Alamo Drafthouse
618 NW Loop 410, San Antonio 78216

Participating Teams

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

  • 50 MM Productions Roy Hunsicker
  • Big-Little Comedy Tina Jackson
  • Bright Eye Pictures Rob Mabry
  • CM9 Films Cecilio Martinez
  • CROSS Network Krystal Bolden
  • Chinchilla Bronstein Alec Dyer
  • Coming Attractions Productions Don Espiritu
  • Deadlykill Productions Carlos Rodriguez
  • Fidel & Co. Productions Christian Olteanu
  • Guillermo del Taco Andrew Jacobson
  • Hidden Track Films Chris Pichado
  • Hot Like The Desert Jason Trevino
  • Hydra Media Raymond Ramos
  • KnightTime Productions Saul Wright
  • Long Road Productions Edward Solis
  • Mala Mujer Media Rachell Martinez
  • Outside the Loop Samuel Tabatabai
  • Pint Sized Pictures Randall Anderson
  • Rattle Your Cage Manny Garcia
  • Red Rook Films Caleb Baccus
  • Redacted Chris Osiecki
  • Ruly Crescent Filmworks Alex Ramirez
  • SM/PK Films Ryan Anderson
  • Saint Mary's Hall Cinema Alexander Zinn
  • Sticker Fridge Studios Brian Menard
  • Team Write or Die Lise Pyles
  • The Dojo Thomas Brecheisen
  • Viral Spider Laura Winter

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