Cape Town, South Africa 30 August - 1 September 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? 30 August - 1 September 2019

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 2020 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2020 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: R1200 ZAR/team ends Mon, 5 Aug
  • Regular: R1500 ZAR/team ends Tue, 20 Aug
  • Late: R1700 ZAR/team ends Fri, 30 Aug
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Meet & Greet

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 @ 18:00
Cape Audio College
Cape Town, 7700, South Africa

We will be going through the 48HFP Kick off and Dropoff process, discussing the rules, prizes,  strategic tips and tricks, showing past films, and ending off with a Q&A.

Kickoff Event

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 @ 18:00 - 19:00

Dropoff Event

Sun, 1 Sep 2019
by 19:30 to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sat, 7 Sep 2019
Ster-Kinekor Nouveau (V&A)
V&A Waterfront

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film for Cape Town in only 48 hours.

  • 3 Dogs Warren Fischer
  • 42 Productions Hewan McCann
  • 48 Degrees HOD SAE - Team 3 - 48Degrees
  • Alloy Craig Groenewald
  • BABEL NOISE Antony Rangel Coll
  • Camelot colletive Marco Rodrigues
  • Carbonite Cantina jarryd Duthoit
  • Cinematic Misfits juanique claassen
  • DOCi 1 Jade Simpson
  • DOCi 3 Sibabalwe Ngxola
  • DTC Jana-SKye Beukman
  • Doci 2 Anathi Ntamo
  • Eleven Eleven Cameron Hadlow
  • F Creations Faeron Wheeler
  • False Flag Wynand Louw
  • Film School Africa Katie Taylor
  • Fix it in Post Kayla Rose Gersohn
  • Freelancers Andrew Shand
  • Gangs of New Pork Rachel Reynolds
  • Green Light Nicolaas de Jongh
  • H.A.M.C Grads Lisa-Marie Clarke
  • High Felt Alasdair McCulloch
  • IMMEDIA David-John Bailey
  • Laurel le d'Palesa Deidre Rosenberg
  • Light Smite HOD SAE - Team 4 - Light Smite
  • Magic Skeletons HOD SAE - Team 5 - ThundaKats
  • Media Village Nadine Arhin
  • Motif Craig Parker
  • Okuhle Media sinazo didi
  • Pickle Productions Sophia Wolov
  • TEAM FUEGO Fergus Hannah
  • Team Karen Michal Malek
  • Team Of 3 HOD SAE - Team 6 - Team Of 3
  • Team Rocket Hendrik Louw
  • The Friends Joshua la Grange
  • The Misfits HOD SAE - Team 2 The Misfits
  • The Torches Declan Manca
  • The Wild Bunch T.A.Dereck Lungu
  • Typo Productions Jayd Links
  • Unleashed Yasmin Hankel
  • artHUB Productions HOD SAE
  • cput film school 1 ricardo koopman
  • cput film school 2 ricardo koopman
  • myDunoon Film Team. Thuso Malinga

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