Austin, Texas June 11 - 13, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 11 - 13, 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the Austin, TX 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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Virtual Meet & Greet

Sun, Mar 7, 2021 @ 3:00pm

We'll be looking into some fun activities to do at these this year, and if we have enough people join us, we might even breakout into rooms and COMPETE head-to-head! But first...

We need YOUR help to spread the word about the 2021 Austin 48 Hour Film Project!

Record a selfie video telling us:

1. Your name and location (be as specific as you like),

2. What have you gained from your experience with the 48 Hour Film Project

3. Three words to describe the 48 Hour Film Project.

4. What would say to someone who might participate in 2021?

Keep it all under 2 minutes, if possible. Email video links to: Each submission will be entered to win a free ticket to our Premiere Screenings in June.

The event will be LiveStreamed, so you can either follow along and comment on Facebook, or you can join the Zoom Meeting and interact with us personally.

Meeting ID: 830 4769 5486

Passcode: 898910

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RSVP via facebook

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 11, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 13, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

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