Austin, Texas October 2 - 4, 2020

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? October 2 - 4, 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

In response to the coronavirus we've reduced our 2020 prices.

  • Early Bird: $128 USD/team ends Fri, Sep 11
    (reduced from $148, a savings of $20)
  • Regular: $138 USD/team ends Mon, Sep 28
    (reduced from $168, a savings of $30)
  • Late: $148 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 2
    (reduced from $188, a savings of $40)
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Texas 48HFP Virtual Meet & Greet

Sun, Sep 27, 2020 @ 2:00pm

We may try some games and test some streaming options this week!
What do you do when the global pandemic threatens to turn every social event into an infectious hotspot? Take your meet & greets VIRTUAL!

Learn what's new with the 48 Hour Film Project in the Age of Corona, meet other participants and potentials, ask questions and make a plan to create something outstanding despite the lockdowns and masks and restrictions. COVID-19 ain't gonna get us down! Some of the world's greatest works of art were created during desperate times and under horrific conditions. What magic can YOU create from the chaos of 2020?

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Last Minute Improv Casting Mixer

Wed, Sep 30, 2020 @ 7:00pm

Still looking for actors? Still looking for a team? Wanna try your hand at Improv... via ZOOM?!? Join us for a fun mixer featuring Improv games!

Event will be Livestreamed to the Austin 48HFP page.

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Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 2, 2020 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 4, 2020
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film.

  • "Alright can y'all put that up guys?" Ryan Boatright
  • 3 Generations Marla Makley-Alden
  • An Unlikely Party Sam Kokajko
  • Austin Media Antwan Williams
  • Barrio Films David Avila
  • Bennett Creative JP Bremer
  • CAKE Athan Bernal
  • CM9 Films Cecilio Martinez
  • CREW-TANG Brandon Reich
  • Defyne Casey Dehlinger
  • Femme Photales Olivia Vale
  • Forgotten Door Studios Sam Holland
  • HELP YEAH Don Vanderslice
  • Maganific Productions Daniel Magallanes
  • NeverStop FIlms Bill Pryor
  • Phoenalé Phoenix Martin
  • Refined Chaos Ashley Snyder
  • Ripsellers Richard Sellers
  • Six Squared Entertainment Benjamin Creech
  • Steinbock Duheimer Marissa Steinheimer
  • Team El Guapo Frank Salinas
  • Ten House Productions Trey Huguley
  • The Bargain Bourbon Joseph Doss
  • Tornado Boyz Produxions Adam Querbach
  • locker room etiquette Danielle Judy

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