The weekend? June 21 - 23, 2019
The challenge? To make a film in only 48 hours!
Filmmakers from all over the Greensboro, NC 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.
your questions for a discussion of "all things 48HFP." We'll cover
what it is, how to get involved, what to expect, and offer some tips to make a
crazy but fun weekend easier. Whether you're new to the 48HFP or a seasoned
participant, thinking of starting a team, wanting to join a team, or a parent
of young person who wants to get involved, this is for YOU! (The event is free!)
Tax season ends on the eve of 48HFP registration opening and we're celebrating this transition like cave men used to celebrate the return of the Sun after an eclipse! Come socialize, ask questions, and have fun!
Free event. Restaurant special is $5 Burger & Brat Mondays.
Representatives from each team will gather to draw their teams' genres and to find out what the required prop, character, and line of dialogue will be. It's an exciting event as the energy and creativity build up to kick off a great weekend of filmmaking!
After a very busy weekend, filmmakers will bring in their completed films. The goal: Arrive before 7:30 p.m. with the finished film. Late films will still be screened, but not judged. Emotions range from satisfaction, excitement, accomplishment to defeat, frustration, and anguish. The best feeling? Knowing you did your best, and had fun, regardless of the outcome.
See the award-winning films made the weekend of June 21-23! Following the screening, the judges' awards will be announced in Oscar style. It's a fun and exciting evening for filmmakers and the audience that loves short films!