Boston, Massachusetts May 1 - 3, 2020

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? May 1 - 3, 2020

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 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, February 25

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Apr 6
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Apr 21
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, May 1

Boston 48HFP Meet & Greet #1 (Early Bird Registration Kickoff)!

Tue, Feb 25, 2020 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The People's Republik
878 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge 02139

If you've never participated in the 48 Hour Film Project but want to join or form a team, if you're a registered team looking for additional people, or even if you're just curious and want to hang out with Boston-area filmmakers, thespians, etc., come say hi at the People's Republik (Harvard Square, Cambridge) from 7:00 - 9:00 PM on Tuesday 2/25/20 for the first Boston 48HFP MEET & GREET of 2020 on the first official day of Early Bird Registration at: https://www.48hourfilm.com/boston-ma

Kickoff Event

Fri, May 1, 2020 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, May 3, 2020
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tue, May 12, 2020
The Somerville Theatre
55 Davis Square, Somerville

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