48 Hour Film Project - Des Moines

Samuel  Pace-Tuomi
Samuel Pace-Tuomi
City Producer

Get Set to Make a Movie!

When? 26 - 28 Jul 2024
Goal? Make a FILM in 48 hours and attend its PREMIERE SCREENING!!

From Film Weekend Kickoff… to Screening… to Awards…

Gather Teammates – Friends/Colleagues/Family!

Write, shoot and edit a short film based on the genre you draw at The Kickoff and the required character, prop, and line assigned for your city.

Premiere YOUR film!

Celebrate with Awards, including Audience Award.

The winner of Best Film goes to Filmapalooza in March 2025, and is eligible for a spot in our screening at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner!

Try something new, level up your filmmaking, and join our community.

Sign up your team today! Make a movie!

  1. Kickoff More details
    Fri, Jul 26, 2024 6:00 PM
  2. Dropoff
    Sun, Jul 28, 2024
    by 7:30 PM to be on-time
  3. Premiere Screenings More details
    Mon, Aug 5, 2024 7:00 PM
  4. Best Of Screening
    Thu, Aug 22, 2024 7:00 PM

1 Bad Idea Compounded

2:13 Productions

Bad Boys 4 Life


Butter Cow Abduction

Cutting Room Floor

Duron Films

Fix It In Post

Grand Digital Media

Lick That 9 Volt!

Mixed Pictures

Morning Run

New Peak Productions

One Genome Short Productions

Orbital Films


Professor Productions

Retro Neon Film

Saint Nicks

Siouxland Filmmakers Club

Slater Maxwell Productions

Sliding Rock Productions

Studio 88 & Coronado Films

Team last To Enter

Team Underdawg

the freaks

The Kung-Fu Biker Mafia

The Trans-Iowas Canal Company

The Virgin Marys

Theater Genesis

Tiny Explosions

We're not doing music this year

Your Local Vamp Studios


Local Sponsors

Our Partners

Special Thanks