Toronto, Canada 23 - 25 September 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? 23 - 25 September 2016

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

Filmmakers from all over the Toronto, 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 2017 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: 125 CAD/team ends Sun, 31 Jul
  • Regular: 150 CAD/team ends Wed, 31 Aug
  • Late: 175 CAD/team ends Thu, 22 Sep
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Toronto 48 Hour Film Project - meet and greet!

Tue, 2 Aug 2016 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Madison Avenue Pub
14 Madison Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 2S1, Canada

If you're thinking about creating a team, or looking to join a team, or you're just interesting in having a drink with a bunch of Toronto filmmakers, then this is the meet & greet for you. Once you arrive at the Madison, look for the Toronto 48HFP signs...the place is huge but you'll find us.

Toronto 48 Hour Film Project - meet and greet!

Tue, 6 Sep 2016 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Madison Avenue Pub
14 Madison Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 2S1, Canada

If you're thinking about creating a team, or looking to join a team, or you're just interesting in having a drink with a bunch of Toronto filmmakers, then this is the meet & greet for you. Once you arrive at the Madison, look for the Toronto 48HFP signs...the place is huge but you'll find us.

Kickoff Event

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 @ 18:00 - 19:00
Madison Avenue Pub
14 Madison Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 2S1, Canada

Room: to be announced; signs will be posted. Please arrive at 5:30pm for registration. Only two members from each team are allowed in the kick-off room...but additional team members are welcome in the main bar areas. Note: the Madison is an all-ages establishment, so everyone is welcome in the venue.

Dropoff Event

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 @ 17:00 - 23:30
by 19:30 to be on-time
Madison Avenue Pub
14 Madison Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 2S1, Canada

Room: to be announced; signs will be posted.

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10 CAD PURCHASE
Group A: Tue, 11 Oct 2016 @ 19:00
Group B: Tue, 11 Oct 2016 @ 21:00
Group C: Wed, 12 Oct 2016 @ 19:00
Group D: Wed, 12 Oct 2016 @ 21:00
Group E: Thu, 13 Oct 2016 @ 19:00
Group F: Thu, 13 Oct 2016 @ 21:00
Revue Cinema
400 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2M9, Canada

The historic Revue Cinema is located at 400 Roncesvalles Avenue, three blocks south of Bloor and Dundas Street West. It is easy to get to from anywhere in the city!

By Ttc

• Take the 504 King car which stops right outside The Revue.

• Take the 505 Dundas streetcar to Roncesvalles (outside the Starbucks) and walk the last block down to the cinema.

• Take the 506 College streetcar to Roncesvalles Avenue.

• Dundas West subway station: you can either walk 3 blocks south or take the 504 straight down to The Revue or the 505 to the top of Roncesvalles.

By Car

From the QEW: Exit at at Jameson, turn left at King Street, and follow King until it turns into Roncesvalles.

From Lakeshore Boulevard: exit at Parkside, and follow Parkside to Howard Park Avenue. Follow Howard Park to Roncesvalles Avenue and there you are!

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $10 CAD
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 @ 14:00 - 17:00
The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema
506 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1Y3, Canada

Tickets are available at the theatre box-office 1 hour before showtime.

Wrap Party

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 @ 17:00 - 21:00
Paupers Pub
Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1Y5, Canada

Paupers Pub is located diagonally across the street from the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema. Everyone that participated in this year's 48 Hour Film Project, plus their friends and family, are encouraged to attend the wrap party and celebrate Toronto's filmmaking community. Note: this is an all ages family restaurant/pub and everyone is welcome.

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