Detroit, Michigan July 23 - 25, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 23 - 25, 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the Detroit, MI 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 2022 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2022 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jun 28
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 13
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 23
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 23, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

As of right now our Kick Off Event is going to be held virtually again this year. I will provide Zoom links to all registered participants via email. 

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 25, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Awards Ceremony

Sat, Aug 7, 2021
The Redford Theater
17360 Lahser Rd, Detroit 48219

Our Awards Ceremony will take place at the Redford Theater after a brief intermission of the films. 

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film.

  • 52 Scripts Scott Gordon
  • Broken Multiverse Michael Rizzo
  • Detroit Film Studio Charlene Jeter
  • PALMERI DIGITAL Marissa Palmeri
  • Pardi Productions Johannes Pardi
  • Play Nice Sherry McLaughlin
  • Rocket Boot Studios Howard Randolph
  • Rollin' Detroit Films Jim Selleck
  • Stranger House Films Heather Moody
  • Studio B Heather Irvine
  • Team Omni646 Seann Lewis
  • White Beard Films Mark Keady

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