Cape Town, South Africa 12 - 14 November 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? 12 - 14 November 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the Cape Town, ZA 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: R1500 ZAR/team ends Fri, 22 Oct
  • Regular: R1700 ZAR/team ends Tue, 2 Nov
  • Late: R1900 ZAR/team ends Fri, 12 Nov
Register Your Team Now!Find Team / Team Members

Kickoff Event

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 @ 18:00 - 19:00

Dropoff Event

Sun, 14 Nov 2021
by 19:30 to be on-time

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.

Participating Teams

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

  • Absence Pictures Malusi Maseti
  • AmateurHour Productions Masego Naledi
  • Bly Wys Productions Keenan Clark
  • Filmlink Studios Retaya Govender
  • Freelancers Chris Spinas
  • Martian Roadkill Tim Leibbrandt
  • Paradis William Douglas
  • Richard Parker Swims Again Rachel Reynolds
  • Semicolon Pictures Sihle James
  • TBC Productions Pierre Nelson
  • The Saint Management Mzodidi Tutuka
  • Wyrd Films Dewet van Rooyen

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