Boston, Massachusetts May 13 - 15, 2022

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? May 13 - 15, 2022

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

Filmmakers from all over the Boston, MA 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 2023 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2023 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees Registration Opens: Tuesday, March 8

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Apr 11
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, May 3
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, May 13

Kickoff Event

Fri, May 13, 2022 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, May 15, 2022
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Mon, May 23, 2022
The Somerville Theatre
55 Davis Square, Somerville

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264
  • Media: Online Submission (preferred)
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), MPEG 4 (.m4v), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred)
  • Pixel Ratio: Square (1:1) (preferred)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (preferred), 24 FPS (23.976), 25 FPS, 30 FPS (29.97)
  • Interlacing: Progressive / NON-Interlaced
  • Audio Codec: AAC (.aac), WAV (.wav), MPEG4 (.mp4)
  • Maximum File Size: 2.0GB (preferred)
Notes

Online Submission on Cinema48.com. Make sure your team leader is registered.


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