Austin, Texas June 12 - 14, 2020

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 12 - 14, 2020

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 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 Registration Opens: Tuesday, April 7

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, May 18
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 2
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 12

The Social-Distancing Social

Sun, Mar 29, 2020 @ 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Happy Quarantine! Forget the Pitches... we're just gonna experiment with Gen Z style socialization. Introducing Discord!

To join the Austin 48 Hour Film Project server, click here: https://discord.gg/mgY2BY.

On Sunday, we'll use # march-social to chat. You can participate from anywhere, ask questions, make suggestions, collaborate remotely on projects to pass the time, etc. There's so much we don't know, yet, about how this crisis will affect the 2020 projects, but we're not giving up. Let's stay in touch and keep our family strong, even as we keep our distance.

RSVP via facebook

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 12, 2020 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 14, 2020
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Mon, Jun 22, 2020
AFS Cinema
6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100 Austin 78752

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