Geneva, Switzerland 23 - 25 October 2020

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Geneva 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 Geneva 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: This document must be filled out by the Team Leader and uploaded to prior to the Kickoff.  Find instructions here: 
  • 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 Find instructions here:
  • 48HFP Safe Set Guidelines:

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!

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Registration Fees

  • 125 CHF/team ends Fri, 23 Oct
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Required Elements

    Announced at Kickoff

Kickoff Event

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 @ 18:00 - 19:00

Dropoff Event

Sun, 25 Oct 2020
by 18:30 to be on-time

Participating Teams

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

  • AcidBox Mick Ungerer
  • Creaview Alejandro Nuñez
  • Cutcutcut Gabriel Murisier
  • Deux trente-cinq Nour Eliz Jabbes
  • Exit Void Birdjan Kadriov
  • Flow Film Marta Padysz
  • MCS Team Marcos Monsalve
  • Online tradition Gregoire Gounod
  • Poor Lonesome Filmmaker Jean Lager
  • Prod 2.0 Alina Ionela
  • SlowHyperspace Yoan Falquet
  • Thirty Seconds Late Jonas Lacôte
  • VHS Raphael Probst
  • WEER 2342 Gael Fanel

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