Detroit, Michigan October 11 - 13, 2019

Get Ready for A Spooky Challenge!

The weekend? October 11 - 13, 2019

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

Do you like to be scared? Do you love Hitchcock? Bring on the fake blood and the rumbling undercurrent sound effect and get ready for a weekend you won't forget.

Filmmakers from all over the Detroit, MI area will compete to see who can make the best horror short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will screen at Filmapalooza 2020.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $150 USD/team ends Mon, Sep 16
  • Regular: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 11

Repeat Offender? Participants that registered a team for the regular 48HFP during the previous 12 months will receive a $25 USD discount. Register Your Team Now!Find Team / Team Members

Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 11, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 13, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Thu, Oct 24, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Main Art Landmark Theatre
118 N Main St, Royal Oak 48067

Group A begins at 7:00PM

Group B begins at 9:30PM 

Participating Teams

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

  • 52 Scripts Scott Gordon
  • Broken Multiverse Michael Rizzo
  • Detroit City Kitties Katelin Maylum
  • Eagle Filmmakers Association Madison Wheeler
  • GotGot Productions Alexis Berent
  • L.Levation Films Larry Gentry
  • PREproductions Premier Wiggins
  • Play Nice Sherry McLaughlin
  • SEMI Pro Tim Seneker
  • Stranger House Films Heather Moody
  • Studio 1D Matt Yee
  • Technical Difficulties Ron Stratton
  • Timeless Classics Unlimited TIMOTHY DOYLE
  • Vestron Video Mike Madigan
  • WSF Productions Allie Romero
  • Woot! Dan Zemke
  • ZombieTouch Productions Yousef Doppke

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