Seattle, Washington October 5 - 7, 2018

Get Ready for A Spooky Challenge!

The weekend? October 5 - 7, 2018

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

Do you like to be scared? Do you love Hitchcock? Bring on the fake blood and the rumbling undercurrent sound effect and get ready for a weekend you won't forget.

Filmmakers from all over the Seattle, WA area will compete to see who can make the best horror short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will screen at Filmapalooza 2019.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $150 USD/team ends Mon, Sep 10
  • Regular: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 5

Repeat Offender? Participants that registered a team for the regular 48HFP during the previous 12 months will receive a $25 USD discount. Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 5, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 7, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $12.00 USD
Group A: Tue, Oct 23, 2018 @ 6:30pm
Group B: Tue, Oct 23, 2018 @ 9:00pm
Group C: Wed, Oct 24, 2018 @ 6:30pm
Group D: Wed, Oct 24, 2018 @ 9:00pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown
511 Queen Anne Avenue North, Seattle 98109

Premiere screenings for the 6th annual Seattle 48 Hour Film Horror Project!

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $12.00 USD
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 0:00am
Ark Lodge Theater
4816 Rainier Ave S, Seattle 98118

Come celebrate Halloween and the hard work of this year's 48HFP Horror winners!

Participating Teams

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

  • Bothellwood Pictures David Jolosky
  • Dark Spit (AKA Team Spitting) Indus Alelia
  • Destination Weird Shawn McConaghy
  • Film Vandals Kaitlin Larson
  • Gum Wall Productions David Nance
  • Kill Rich Productions Richard Lewis
  • Lorayne Girard Cinematics Nicole Lockett
  • ST Productions Spencer Townley
  • Twisted Ladder Andrew Silvey

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