Greensboro, North Carolina 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 Greensboro, NC 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
Revolution Mill - Colorworks
1000 Revolution Mill Dr.

We're kicking off another great Greensboro event with the 48 Hour Film Horror Project! Anyone can be appointed the team representative at kick-off, but whomever it is, bring your signed team leader's agreement form, check in and be ready to draw for genres.  Check in starts at 6 p.m. We'll start with announcements around 6:25, followed by genre drawings and just before 7 p.m., we'll reveal the prop, character, and line of dialogue.  Join the fun, excitement, and anticipation of kicking off a filmmaking weekend! It's October, it's a horror film event - what more could you want!?!

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 13, 2019 @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Revolution Mill - Colorworks
1000 Revolution Mill Dr.

After a crazy weekend of making a film for 48 hours, you'll be ready to turn in your finished project, and we'll be ready to greet you!  On-time films arrive no later than 7:30 p.m. Late films are still accepted, screened, and eligible for audience voting, but will not be judged. Come hang out, share your stories, and help us count down to deadline.

Participating Teams

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

  • 13th Pygmy Productions Randy Harris
  • 4Kid Productions Adric Baumgarner
  • AstroMuse J. Evan Wade
  • Drama Center Pictures Todd Fisher
  • Fat Jack Pictures Mark Sapusek
  • HeadRoom Productions Sam Matson
  • Rescued Castaways Andy Ralston-Asumendi
  • Unusual Horse Productions Olivia Mathai

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