Denver, Colorado August 27 - 29, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 27 - 29, 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the Denver, CO 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, Aug 2
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 17
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 27
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Speed Dating (Networking) Event - Find a Team, Find Talent.

Thu, Aug 5, 2021 @ 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Thrive Workplace
1415 Park Ave W, Denver 80205

Speed Dating (Networking) Event //

Speed dating style networking event for people to find teams and team members. Team leaders on one side, people looking for teams on the other. Chat for 3 minutes and rotate. Then if you select each other we connect you and you can team up. Fun times. 

I'll provide some wine to loosen things up. More info TBA.

RSVP via facebook

48HFP Screening @ Emerging Film Project

Tickets: $5.00 USD
Thu, Aug 19, 2021 @ 7:30pm - 10:30pm
The Bug
3654 Navajo St, Denver 80211

I'll be screening some films from 2020, in conjunction with some short films from local Denver Emerging Filmmakers Project @ the Bug. Its only $5 and theres a free keg (it goes quick so show up on time). Beer on wine on sale obvs. Holler

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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 27, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Truce Meida
855 Wyandot St #100, Denver 80204

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 29, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Group A: Tue, Aug 31, 2021 @ 6:00pm
Group B: Tue, Aug 31, 2021 @ 9:00pm
Group C: Wed, Sep 1, 2021 @ 6:00pm
Group D: Wed, Sep 1, 2021 @ 9:00pm
The Bug
3654 Navajo St, Denver 80211

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Fri, Oct 8, 2021 @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm
The Bug
3654 Navajo St, Denver 80211

Wrap Party

Fri, Oct 8, 2021 @ 10:30pm
Truce Meida
855 Wyandot St #100, Denver 80204

Denver 48 HFP 2021 After Party

Details TBD

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.

  • 2 Stoned Birds Thomas Crandall
  • 2047 Eric Richards
  • 2A Productions Thomas Gorman
  • 3rd Party Rejects Noah Boyd
  • Alley Cat Productions Jasser Sotelo
  • B. Mooregoode Patrick Doyle
  • Deadly Kung Fu Action Jeremy Green
  • Emenyonu Motion Pictures Charles Emenyonu
  • Freaky Tree Productions Molly Bankston
  • GOAT Quest John Yager
  • Ghimself Productions grant worden
  • Kick-Ass David Chavez
  • Light Brush Media Joel Villanoz
  • Maskil Productions Tim Nolte
  • Mini Cine Productions Kimberly Bogin
  • Mooger Entertainment Andrew Pichot
  • Nebulus Visions Bradley Haag
  • Night Owls William Briggs
  • Not Telling So You Can Go Ahead And Cram It Productions Eric Hansen
  • Olly Olly Oxen Free Brian De Herrera-Schnering
  • Practical Capture Clifford Tompkins
  • Racing Minds Productions Porter Hunt
  • Red Raptor Video Jordan Spalding
  • Regular Human Filmmakers BJ Segura
  • Rogue Argot Lucas Diercouff
  • Ruff Ruff Dog Productions susan lyles
  • SoulHecklers Lee Ross
  • Sweet Onion Chicken Teriyaki Wayde Hall
  • The 48 Sarah Carré
  • The Improvables Armando Martinez
  • The Lonely Filmmaker Ashley Cartisano
  • Twisted Ladder Andrew Silvey
  • Very Neat Entertainment Jeffrey Rogers
  • Zoom Tea Productions Susanna Speier

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