London, United Kingdom 24 - 26 September 2021

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over London 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 at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for London 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 our Production Documents page:
  • Team Leader Agreement: This document must be filled out by the Team Leader and uploaded to prior to the Kickoff.  Find instructions here: 
  • 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 is provided to all Team Leaders by the City Producer prior to Kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film and paperwork must be uploaded to Find instructions here:
  • 48HFP Safe Set Guidelines:

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!

Elements Genres FAQs

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.

Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: £95 GBP/team ends Mon, 30 Aug
  • Regular: £115 GBP/team ends Tue, 14 Sep
  • Late: £130 GBP/team ends Fri, 24 Sep
Register Your Team Now!Find Team / Team Members

Required Elements

    Announced at Kickoff

Kickoff Event

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 @ 18:00 - 19:00

Dropoff Event

Sun, 26 Sep 2021
by 19:30 to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sun, 10 Oct 2021 @ 13:15
93-95 Mile End Rd, London, E1 4UJ

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film.

  • ASHPRO Tahir Ashraf
  • Ardvale Erin Stevenson
  • BadgerFox Ed Willey
  • Bissli eden rize
  • Bloody Foreigners CIAN O'LEARY
  • Brummie Babes Martina Cantore
  • DOLDRUM FILMS Joe Thad Deahl
  • Dans Olifans Alexander Popovich
  • Fantastic Donkeys Dasom Kim
  • Gatton Films Guy Taylor
  • Hollywood Rejects Sara Latif
  • Invisible Sword Productions David Jeffery
  • LBP Productions Lewis Peck
  • Mise-En-Abîme Giselle Turner
  • Norfolk N Chance Andrew Cole
  • Onzala Henri Brugere
  • Red Curtain Club Abraham Buckoke
  • Rolling Adar Raviv
  • Rosebery Sam Thyne
  • Ruff, Ruff Dog Productions susan lyles
  • Shooting Friends James Skinner
  • Shots Fired James Shannon
  • TCC Productions Danielle Adkins
  • The Mostly Northern Film Company Kieron Thompson
  • Wasp Films Charlie Baker

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