Cincinnati, Ohio October 15 - 17, 2021

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Cincinnati and turning it into movie-making madness for 48 hours! Teams of filmmakers have a single weekend - this one - to write, shoot and edit their short films! All completed entries will be unveiled at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Cincinnati will be listed on this page after kickoff.
  • Media: You must submit your film according to the formats listed lower on this page.
  • Documents: You must submit releases for all team members, all music, all locations, and any other copyrighted material, as well as a team leader's agreement, a roster, and a certification statement. These forms can be downloaded from our Production Documents page:
  • Team Leader Agreement (required): This document must be filled out by the Team Leader and uploaded to https://Cinema48.com prior to the Kickoff.  Find instructions here: https://www.48hourfilm.com/digital_dropoff 
  • Safe Sets Training Certificate (required): Complete the Safe Sets Training at https://practicesafesets.co/certificate/ (it takes less than 30 minutes) and upload your Certificate to https://Cinema48.com prior to the Kickoff. Find upload instructions here: https://www.48hourfilm.com/digital_dropoff
  • Rules: You should make sure that your film complies with our Filmmaking Rules and Competition Rules. If you have questions about the rules, the best place to go is our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • 48HFP Hotline: If you have a question during the filmmaking weekend, call the 48HFP Hotline. The number is on the Kickoff Info Sheet that is provided to all Team Leaders by the City Producer prior to Kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film and paperwork must be uploaded to https://Cinema48.com. Find instructions here: https://www.48hourfilm.com/digital_dropoff
  • 48HFP Safe Set Guidelines: https://48hourfilm.com/news-articles/194/48HFP-Safe-Set-Guidelines

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!


Elements Genres FAQs


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.

Required Elements

  • Character: Trey or Trista Gallup, Actor
  • Prop: Secret Ingredient (we must see it)
  • Line: "I meant to tell you a few days ago."

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 17, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Virtual via Cinema 48

Check out the Cinema48.com Instructions here: https://www.48hourfilm.com/digital_dropoff


The instructions include:
1. Creating an account and uploading your Team Leader Agreement
2. Uploading your Film and Paperwork
3. Trouble Shooting Tips

Be sure to upload your Team Leader Agreement in advance (by Wednesday, October 13th).

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Oct 27, 2021 @ 8:00pm
Virtual via Eventive

Enjoy the US Virtual  48 Hour Film Project 2021 films!

Ticket link coming soon!





Participating Teams

  • Team Banzai Adam Duke
  • The Strangers Makayla Boyd

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