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.

Required Elements

  • Character: Billie or Billy Saunders, Country & Western singer
  • Prop: Beret or flat cap
  • Line: "“Come back later after I’ve gone out.” OR "Come back later after I have gone out.""

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

Screening Groups

Group A

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • ASHPRO Tahir Ashraf
  • Bloody Foreigners CIAN O'LEARY
  • Brummie Babes Martina Cantore
  • Dans Olifans Alexander Popovich
  • Invisible Sword Productions Ltd David Jeffery
  • Norfolk N Chance Andrew Cole
  • Onzala Henri Brugere
  • Red Curtain Club Abraham Buckoke
  • Shooting Friends James Skinner
  • Shots Fired James Shannon
  • The Mostly Northern Film Company Kieron Thompson
  • Wasp Films Charlie Baker

Group B

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Ardvale Erin Stevenson
  • BadgerFox Ed Willey
  • Bissli eden rize
  • DOLDRUM FILMS Joe Thad Deahl
  • Fantastic Donkeys Dasom Kim
  • Gatton Films Guy Taylor
  • Hollywood Rejects Sara Latif
  • LBP Productions Lewis Peck
  • Mise-En-Abîme Giselle Turner
  • Rolling Adar Raviv
  • Rosebery Sam Thyne
  • Ruff, Ruff Dog Productions susan lyles
  • TCC Productions Danielle Adkins

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