Detroit, Michigan August 14 - 16, 2020

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 14 - 16, 2020

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

Filmmakers from all over the Detroit, MI 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 2021 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2021 Short Film Corner.

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Registration Fees

In response to the coronavirus we've reduced our 2020 prices.

  • Early Bird: $128 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 24
    (reduced from $148, a savings of $20)
  • Regular: $138 USD/team ends Mon, Aug 10
    (reduced from $168, a savings of $30)
  • Late: $148 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 14
    (reduced from $188, a savings of $40)
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 14, 2020 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hyatt Place
422 N Main St, Royal Oak 48067

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 16, 2020
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Sat, Aug 29, 2020
The Redford Theater
17360 Lahser Rd, Detroit 48219

Participating Teams

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

  • Ace High Productions Sarah Root
  • Bay City Shockabuku Tammie Stimpfel
  • Brightness Of Heron Bodrul Ahmed
  • Broken Multiverse Michael Rizzo
  • Cinema Goodness Madison Wheeler
  • EIEIOlsen Studios Erik Olsen
  • Holiday Park Productions Joe Harris
  • PREproductions Premier Wiggins
  • Pardi Productions Johannes Pardi
  • Play Nice Sherry McLaughlin
  • Power Play Studios Marcus Johnson
  • Putlock Visuals Christopher Putlock
  • Rollin' Detroit Films Jim Selleck
  • SJ Studios Sarah Joyner
  • Skwaaa Jason Gaines
  • Team Omni646 Seann Lewis
  • The Farm Yard Dan Haushalter
  • VISE Squad Vincent Sabatini

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