Asheville, North Carolina July 29 - 31, 2022

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 29 - 31, 2022

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

Filmmakers from all over the Asheville, NC area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours.

Write, shoot, and edit a short film over the weekend and see it PREMIERE on the BIG SCREEN!

All Welcome!  First-timer to Hobbyists to Amateurs to Professionals!

Take your filmmaking to the NEXT LEVEL!

Wherever you are currently in your filmmaking journey, the 48 Hour Film Project is a valuable next step!  

     •. Make your FIRST film... the first of many!

     •. Create a film (or another film!) for your reel

     •  Practice new techniques -- in a low-risk setting

     •. Find new filmmaking partners to work with, beginning on a (very!) short-term basis

     •  Create work to help show off your skills to find that next job!


The winning film will go up against films from around the world at Filmapalooza 2023 (in Los Angeles!) for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2023 Short Film Corner!


Plus, new this year… the top three teams will be eligible for the soon-to-be-announced 48HFP “Yes We Cannes” challenge in December!


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 5
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 19
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 29
Register Your Team Now!Find Team / Team Members

Meet and Greet

Tue, Jul 5, 2022 @ 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Catawba Brewing
32 Banks Ave, Asheville 28801

Join us for our 2nd Networking Event for the 2022 Asheville 48 Hour Film Project!

Remember, July 5th is the deadline for the "Early Bird" Registration Discount, so time is running out to get your cast and crew together!

These Meet and Greet events are the best place to build your filmmaking team, or join a team for the July 29-31st Competition Weekend. Come on out to Catawba Brewing on Asheville's South Slope for some drinks and networking. See you there!

RSVP via facebook

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 29, 2022 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 31, 2022
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Virtual via Cinema48

Premiere Screenings

Thu, Aug 4, 2022 @ 5:00pm - 11:00pm
The Carolina Cinemark Asheville
1640 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville 28803

Best Of Screening

Sat, Aug 20, 2022 @ 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Asheville Community Theater
35 E Walnut St, Asheville 28801

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264
  • Media: Online Submission (preferred)
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), MPEG 4 (.m4v), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred)
  • Pixel Ratio: Square (1:1) (preferred)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (preferred), 24 FPS (23.976), 25 FPS, 30 FPS (29.97)
  • Interlacing: Progressive / NON-Interlaced
  • Audio Codec: AAC (.aac), WAV (.wav), MPEG4 (.mp4)
  • Maximum File Size: 2.0GB (preferred)
Notes

Online Submission on Cinema48.com. Make sure your team leader is registered.

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film.

  • 2237 productions sofia costanzo
  • Cinevise Productions Kal Brightwell
  • Galactic Groundhogs Paxton Hare
  • Hats Away Productions Carson Fox
  • Hazel Mill Simon Bonneau
  • Larson Media Corp James Larson
  • Saturn Studios Isaac Dye
  • Similar ETA Paula Ersly
  • Soulflower Studios Bill Bermingham
  • The Backyard Alliance Thomas Davids
  • The Dankos J.P. Danko
  • The Hound Dogs Jack Sorokin

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