Little Rock, Arkansas July 19 - 21, 2019

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Little Rock 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 Little Rock 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), MPEG-4
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data DVD
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), HD 720 (1280x720), 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)

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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Required Elements

    Announced at Kickoff

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 19, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Avenue, Little Rock 72201

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 21, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Avenue, Little Rock 72201

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Fri, Aug 2, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Sat, Aug 3, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Avenue, Little Rock 72201

Best Of Screening

Sat, Aug 17, 2019 @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater
100 River Market Avenue, Little Rock 72201

Screening Groups

Group A Friday, August 2, 2019 @ 7:00pm

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • ARTLYSIUM Bryan Hill
  • Chill Productions Russell Matchett
  • Fa chun ji tuan Ian McMath
  • Generation Gaps Sheila Witherington
  • Grundle Productions Kelly Griffin
  • Representatives Joshua Molden
  • Take One Sam Ashcraft
  • The Maumelle Players Timothy Werner
  • The Wendys Crew Kristofer Flatt
  • Tiny Bird Wings Productions Molly Wheat
  • Wild Horses Productions L. Tanner Smith

Group B Saturday, August 3, 2019 @ 7:00pm

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Bold Performance Productions Melissa Larsen
  • Crow Mountain Productions Buddy Campbell
  • Imaginary Friend Films Chris Wilks
  • LUX Productions Matthew Apuya
  • Maxout Productions John Jesudason
  • Milk & Honey Studios Lauren Holeman
  • MotherBoy Entertainment Johnnie Brannon
  • Rogue Star Jay Jackson
  • The Rushians Phillip Young
  • Troku Productions David Weekley
  • What Are You Doing? Lorenzo Balderas

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