Cleveland, Ohio July 12 - 14, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 12 - 14, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the Cleveland, OH 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 2020 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2020 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jun 17
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 2
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 12
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 12, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 14, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Group A: Tue, Jul 23, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Tue, Jul 23, 2019 @ 9:30pm
Group C: Wed, Jul 24, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Atlas Cinemas Lakeshore 7
22624 Lakeshore Blvd, Euclid 44123

World Premiere screenings of the 2019 48 Hour Film Project films!

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $15.00 USD
Tue, Aug 6, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Atlas Cinemas Lakeshore 7
22624 Lakeshore Blvd, Euclid 44123

See the top films from this year's 48HFP as determined by our panel of judges, followed immediately by the Awards Ceremony. There, we will announce all of this year's award-winning films! List of film nominations and Best Of lineup will be announced sometime during the week before the screening.

After the awards, join us for the wrap party (included in ticket price) to celebrate another great year of 48 hour film in Cleveland!

Wrap Party

Tue, Aug 6, 2019 @ 9:00pm

Location TBD--admission to the wrap party is included as part of the ticket price for the Best Of screening and Awards Ceremony. Appetizers provided, and cash bar available. 

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film for Cleveland in only 48 hours.

  • Brutal Flowers Tyler Thomas
  • Calhoun-Blue -Trybal Productions Cornell Calhoun III
  • Dark Horses Productions Pauline Nowakowski
  • Frolicking Films Nina Hummel
  • Innovative Productions Andrew Repasy
  • Kapan Productions Gwen Bueche
  • Khepri Media Stephen Shaum
  • Misfit Toys Vernard Adams
  • Put a Bird on It Productions Julia Jones
  • Red Kurtain Productions Jessie DeLap
  • Szego Films Scott Szego
  • TKF Films Julie Simon
  • Tealdor Films jay blum
  • Team FML Chase Coleman
  • Team PHP Kinsley Funari
  • The Freke Showe B.J. Halsall
  • White Midnight Scott Brosius

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