Little Rock, Arkansas August 20 - 22, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 20 - 22, 2021

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 2022 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2022 Short Film Corner.

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Registration Fees Registration Opens: Saturday, July 24

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 26
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 10
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 20

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 20, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Avenue, Little Rock 72201

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 22, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Avenue, Little Rock 72201

We prefer that all films and paperwork be uploaded to  We are additionally doing a physical drop off for filmmakers who do not have access to an adequate internet connection. 

Premiere Screenings

Tue, Sep 7, 2021 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Screening

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264
  • Media: Online Submission (preferred)
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), MPEG 4 (.m4v), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred)
  • Pixel Ratio: Square (1:1) (preferred)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (preferred), 24 FPS (23.976), 25 FPS, 30 FPS (29.97)
  • Interlacing: Progressive / NON-Interlaced
  • Audio Codec: AAC (.aac), WAV (.wav), MPEG4 (.mp4)
  • Maximum File Size: 2.0GB (preferred)

Online Submission on Make sure your team leader is registered.

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