Duluth, Minnesota 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 Duluth, MN 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: $125 USD/team ends Mon, Jun 24
  • Regular: $135 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 9
  • Late: $145 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
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sat, Aug 3, 2019
Zinema2
222 E Superior

Participating Teams

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

  • Battlemage Films Sam Weston
  • Diplodocus Pictures Ryan Sanderson
  • Distant Calling Pictures Nathan Block
  • JK Productions Kyle Thornton
  • Monster Wave Steve Blake

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