Buffalo, New York August 20 - 22, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 20 - 22, 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the Buffalo, NY 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.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 26
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 10
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 20
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 20, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 22, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sat, Aug 28, 2021
North Park Theatre
1428 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo 14216

Participating Teams

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

  • Aurora Orientem Productions Rachel Jennetti
  • Lake Bottom Pictures Katie Kostelny
  • LuminaryFigures/ComposedIMAGE David Anderson
  • PizzaDog Studios Bill Paterson
  • Shut Up Mom I’m Making a Film Productions Andrew Rich
  • The Graduates Ian Cherico
  • Too Much Bull Shawn Greene
  • Wicked Goose Productions Greg Keith

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