Las Vegas, Nevada August 23 - 25, 2019

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Las Vegas 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 on the big screen, at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Las Vegas 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 on our Production Documents page.
  • 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 your team representative was given at the kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film must be dropped off at the location listed on this page.

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!


Elements Genres FAQs


Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264 (preferred), No Proprietary Codecs
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data DVD
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080), HD 720 (1280x720), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9)

Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Wed, Jul 31
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 13
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 23
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Required Elements

    Announced at Kickoff

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 23, 2019 @ 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Millenium Fandom Bar
900 S Las Vegas Blvd #140, Las Vegas 89101

48 Hour Film Kickoff Event! Come early!!! Starts at 7:00 pm with all prompts; genre, line of dialogue, character, & prop announced by 8:00 pm.

RSVP via facebook

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 25, 2019 @ 12:00pm - 8:30pm
by 8:30pm to be on-time
Millenium Fandom Bar
900 S Las Vegas Blvd #140, Las Vegas 89101

Attention all Las Vegas 48 HFP Teams, drop off your films back at Millennium Fandom Bar by 8:30pm! If you are even 1 minute late, 8:31 pm or later, you are disqualified for awards but still invited to submit and screen your film on the big screen!

RSVP via facebook

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $11.00 USD
Group A: Tue, Aug 27, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 @ 7:00pm
The Space
3460 Cavaretta Ct, Las Vegas 89103

This Year’s Las Vegas 48 Hour Film Project Premiere Screening Event at The Space. The Las Vegas Film Community will get together to showcase the competing teams’ short films created within 48 hours!

Participating Teams

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

  • Afterburners Cinnamin Stephens
  • Archon Films Stephen Spelman
  • BANJJ Media Brylle Gaviola
  • BYERFILMS Nick Byer
  • Chimungalos Roberto Ojeda
  • Coconutmeat Films Heather Aradas
  • DKAC Claudia Ivonne
  • Digital Blender Chris Jones
  • FilmCru Jose Diaz
  • Forty Ninth Hour Films Michael Scott
  • Happyfox Productions Justin Melson
  • HnMProductions Hernan Lopez
  • Ismahawk Jeremy Le
  • Izzo Pro Hal Brong
  • JOURNEY ENTERTAINMENT STUDIOS Michael Ling
  • Klicxz Joseph Martin
  • La Familia Cody Byars
  • Las Vegas Film Collaboratory Joshua Kimbrough
  • Light Forge Studios Jerry Thompson
  • MamaBird Brenda Daly
  • Midnight Sun Mike Conway
  • Nebula Films Joseph Charafi
  • NewZ HoundZ Eric Brugger
  • Platinum Air TV Tiffinie Tee Smithe
  • Polar Vortex Pictures Gregory Borman
  • Quantum Arc Media Dustin Robison
  • Red Vines Traiana Nescheva
  • The Remarkable Video Collective Lance Huckabee
  • Triple 8 Spirit Productions Tamia Dow

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