Little Rock, Arkansas July 19 - 21, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 19 - 21, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the Little Rock, AR 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.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jun 24
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 9
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 19
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Meet & Greet

Sat, Jun 22, 2019 @ 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Nexus Coffee & Creative
301B President Clinton Ave Little Rock 72201

The weekend? July 19 - 21, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the Little Rock, AR 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.

Join us and our friends Women in Film Arkansas at the Nexus Coffee & Creative for an afternoon of film networking and fun. If you are looking to start or join a team this should be your first stop. The 48 Hour Film Project Little Rock Team will be there to assist you and answer all of your questions.

About Women in Film Arkansas:
Women In Film Arkansas is a separate entity of a powerful global group of women and men elevating the film careers of women. If you are interested in becoming a member, WIFA will be present and can assist you.


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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 19, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 21, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264 (preferred), MPEG-4
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data DVD
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 720 (1280x720) (preferred), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9)
  • Pixel Ratio: Square (1:1) (preferred), Widescreen (16:9)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (23.976), 30 FPS (29.97)
  • Interlacing: Progressive / NON-Interlaced
  • Audio Codec: MPEG4 (.mp4) (preferred), AAC (.aac), WAV (.wav)

Participating Teams

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

  • Crow Mountain Productions Buddy Campbell
  • Fa chun ji tuan Ian McMath
  • Grundle Productions Kelly Griffin
  • Imaginary Friend Films Chris Wilks
  • Maxout Productions John Jesudason
  • Take One Sam Ashcraft
  • The Maumelle Players Timothy Werner
  • The Rushians Phillip Young
  • Wild Horses Productions L. Tanner Smith

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