Detroit, Michigan July 19 - 21, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 19 - 21, 2019

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 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: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jun 24
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 9
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 19
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 19, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 21, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Dynasty Media Network
925 W Nine Mile Rd. Ferndale 48220

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Wed, Jul 31, 2019
Main Art Landmark Theatre
118 N Main St, Royal Oak 48067

We will have 4 screenings.

Groups A and B on Wednesday, July 31st at 7pm and 9:30pm.

Groups C and D on Thursday, August 1st at 7pm and 9:30pm. 

Participating Teams

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

  • 52 Scripts Scott Gordon
  • BETATRON X Noah Elliott Morrison
  • Bat Boiz Samuel Grima
  • Beardzly Productions Josh Starks
  • Mousebites James Joyner
  • Multiversal Pictures Andi Maziarz
  • OCC Productions OCC Productions
  • Pardi Productions Johannes Pardi
  • Play Nice Sherry McLaughlin
  • Reformed Mobsters Travis Reynolds
  • Rollin' Detroit Films Jim Selleck
  • SpectraVision Mike Madigan
  • Stranger House Films Heather Moody

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