Atlanta, Georgia August 6 - 8, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 6 - 8, 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the Atlanta, GA 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 2022 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2022 Short Film Corner.

Genres Elements FAQs

Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 12
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Wed, Jul 28
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 6
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Let's Get Mixed Up - Industry Mixer

Tickets: $0.01 USD PURCHASE
Wed, Jul 28, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Star Bar
437 Moreland Avenue NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30307
With one week to go until the beginning of the world's largest short film competition it's still not to late to find that vital member who completes your team.
Join us in Little 5 Points at The Star Bar for our industry mixer and rub elbows with Atlanta's elite independent filmmakers.
Admission is free! You must be 21 and up to enter. There is a cash bar.
The 48 Hour Film Project kicks off August 6th so there will still be time to build a team and register.
We'll see ya there!
RSVP via facebook

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 6, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual Screening Cafe

In the interest of fairness and growing public health concerns we are again having a virtual kickoff event. Team leaders will be given a Zoom link to participate and the event will be broadcast on Facebook Live.

All genres drawn and elements will also be emailed to team leaders as well as posted on our sites to ensure every team has been notified of adequately. 

We thank you and we will see you at kickoff!

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 8, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Mon, Aug 16, 2021 @ 7:00pm
Landmark Theatres Midtown Art Cinema
931 Monroe Dr NE, Atlanta 30308

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)

Online Submission on Make sure your team leader is registered.

Screening Groups

Screening Group To Be Determined

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • 285 Films Oscar Mejia
  • @MAFI8H Dajour Ashwood
  • Alliance films Chris Dixson
  • BLT Brea Shaffer
  • Cogito Creative Gustav Wilde
  • Comet SZN Productions Christopher Vance
  • Cup Sun Dog Productions Luke McGahren
  • Darion D'Anjou Productions Darion D'Anjou
  • Diamond District Media Group Anthony Caldwell Jr
  • Eagle Eye Productions Alex Culberson
  • Equinox Ben Danner
  • Famously Hot Films Will Hollerung
  • Get the Horns Productions Brian Teague
  • GoatBah Productions Bryce Burton
  • Green View Films Tony Guzman
  • Groot Productions Sarah de Groot
  • Howling Warlocks Productions Morgan Szymanski
  • I Am The Law Productions Mark Law
  • Independent Cinema Jai Mareddy
  • KBZ Productions Jess Lawler
  • Keedie's Corner Productions keidra ponder
  • Klazzy Kre8tors Shanese Shields
  • Ledgewoodvi Daniel Nguyen
  • Legaci Taniesha Latrice
  • Lutrotes Studios Dave Rajkumar
  • Mark Ruel Media Mark ARW
  • Octanium Ninja Martin Buccafusco
  • Ohana Chris Ghattas
  • Render Gang Mikhail Tot
  • Residual Images Andrew Burn
  • Rough Writers Alex Hay
  • SameBrain Productions Whitney Christopher
  • Stone of Madness Brian Useche
  • Studio Ponga Joseph Rollins
  • Team Chark Kelsey Depenhart
  • The Sweet Mags David Velick
  • TnG Films Allen Rowell

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