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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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.

  • Team Rocket Hendrik Louw

Films from Previous Years


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