Austin, Texas May 31 - June 2, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? May 31 - June 2, 2019

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 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 Registration Opens: Tuesday, March 26

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, May 6
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, May 21
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, May 31

Dart Bowl Social

Tickets: $15.00 USD PURCHASE
Sun, Mar 31, 2019 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dart Bowl
5700 Grover Avenue, Austin 78756
Be it a strike, a spare or a gutter ball, come to one of Austin's iconic film locations and get a taste of some friendly competition leading up to the coolest contest happening in 150 cities around the world! Meet Team Leads, cast and crew, professionals, beginners and hobbyists, alike. Join us for an afternoon of fun, bowling and networking. We'll mix and match attendees on each lane so you can get to know each other and find out if, together, you can make magic on the big screen!

Each ticket covers two hours of bowling AND shoe rental. Food and beverage is available à la carte -- Dart Bowl is FAMOUS for their Enchiladas! Bowling starts at 6pm. Please arrive early to select your shoes and ball beforehand.

Kickoff Event

Fri, May 31, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 2, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tue, Jun 11, 2019
AFS Cinema
6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100 Austin 78752

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