Tampa, Florida July 22 - 24, 2016

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Tampa and turning it into movie-making madness for 48 hours! Teams of filmmakers have a single weekend - this one - to write, shoot and edit their short films! All completed entries will be unveiled on the big screen, at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Tampa will be listed on this page after kickoff.
  • Media: You must submit your film according to the formats listed on this page.
  • Documents: You must submit releases for all team members, all music, all locations, and any other copyrighted material, as well as a team leader's agreement, a roster, and a certification statement. These forms can be downloaded from on our Production Documents page.
  • Rules: You should make sure that your film complies with our Filmmaking Rules and Competition Rules. If you have questions about the rules, the best place to go is our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • 48HFP Hotline: If you have a question during the filmmaking weekend, call the 48HFP Hotline. The number is on the Kickoff Info Sheet that your team representative was given at the kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film must be dropped off at the location listed on this page.

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!


Elements Genres FAQs


Required Media

  • Video Codec: any native Final Cut Pro Codec, any native iMovie Codec, any native Premiere Codec, DV-NTSC, DVCProHD, H.264, HDV
  • Media: Data DVD, Playable DVD, USB Thumb Drive
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.m4v), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080), HD 720 (1280x720), SD
  • Audio Codec: WAV (.wav)

Required Elements

  • Character: Paul or Pauline Pamplemousse, Salesperson of the Month
  • Prop: a letter
  • Line: "You're next." (or "You are next.")

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Group A: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 @ 4:00pm
Group B: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 @ 6:30pm
Mainstage Theatre HCC YBOR CAMPUS
Administration Building, 2112 N 15th St, Tampa 33605

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Sun, Aug 14, 2016
Mainstage Theatre HCC YBOR CAMPUS
Administration Building, 2112 N 15th St, Tampa 33605

Screening Groups

Group A Sunday, July 31, 2016 @ 4:00pm

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • (A) The Movies Makers Club Alex Wadsworth
  • Basterds in a Basket Trishul Thejasvi
  • Ducks in a Row Productions Dan Whiteside
  • Extra-Spice Bobaloo Films Austin Spicer
  • Fireweavers Yogesh Baldotra
  • Foolish Company Filipe Bergson
  • Home Fry Films Carl Waters
  • LegacyWorx Andrew Durliat
  • Nukkad-USA Productions, Inc. Anjani Pandey
  • Photobomb Walter “ACE" Acevedo
  • RAD Alexis Sosa
  • That Is Hughes Ian Hughes
  • The Humidity Preston Mullins
  • The Magnificent Seven Stephen Cortman
  • Voodoo films James Crocco
  • Wicked Window Productions shelly stokes
  • Working Title Derek McDonnell

Group B Sunday, July 31, 2016 @ 6:30pm

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • 49th Hour Christopher Bright
  • Awesome Sauce 2.0 Tony Ahedo
  • Bitter Glass Productions Quincy Bazen
  • Cheese Poetry Kevin Fairchild
  • Dead Shot Nick Rua
  • Film Immersion Robert Welsh
  • Mo Hawk Productions Tammy Kraszka
  • Nice Throw! Zachary Twitty
  • Off By One Sea Simpson
  • Prodotank Caleb Oosterling
  • Talent on Reels Valerie Blitzer
  • The 3 a.m. Thunderpalm Society Rebecca Goldman
  • The Loose Leaves Tyler Pridemore
  • The Prairie Dogs featuring Uncle Henry's Bowling Club Christian Schwier
  • Troublemakers Srikanth Ponnapati
  • Vpn Studios Van Blvd Read
  • Worth It Entertainment Steven McCabe

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