Los Angeles, California August 2 - 4, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 2 - 4, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the Los Angeles, CA 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, Jul 8
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 23
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 2
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Early Bird Ending Filmmaker/Cast/Crew Mixer

Wed, Jul 10, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tinhorn Flats
1724 Highland Avenue, Los Angeles 90028

FILMMAKERS, CAST AND CREW...EARLY BIRD IS ENDING ON JULY 10TH, SO WE'LL BE PARTYING IT UP BEFORE THE DEADLINE.

This is your last chance to save $40 on registration, so make sure you sign up before the deadline to save.

Plus, the first 15 Team Leaders who attend will get ONE FREE DRINK TICKET, so that's another reason to sign up your team before our mixer:

REGISTER YOUR TEAM HERE: www.48hourfilm.com/la

Tinhorn has an AWESOME dinner menu (so come hungry).

Check out their dinner menu here: http://www.tinhornflats.com/menu

Check out their drink menu here: http://www.tinhornflats.com/drink-menu

***Tinhorn's Specials on Wednesday are 1/2 lb Cheeseburger w/ fries for $9, Jameson $6, Jameson Pickle $7, Ladies Night Champagne Bottle $15, Tequila Ocho Reposado $12.

If you're a Team Leader, crew, actor, or someone who wants to start.

their own team, this is an event you do not want to miss....THIS PARTY IS FOR YOU!! #LA48HFP2019

Sign up your LA 48HFP Team here if you haven't already: www.48hourfilm.com/la

RSVP via facebook

'How to 48' Filmmaker Workshop

Sun, Jul 14, 2019 @ 3:00pm - 6:00pm

WANT TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL FILMMAKING WEEKEND? THEN DON'T MISS THIS!

We're having a pre-filmmaking weekend workshop called, 'How to 48'. RSVP for it ASAP!

Topics covered will include things such as strategies in writing, shooting, and editing in a 48 hour time period, as well as essential tips to get your film turned in on time. In addition, we will dive into the judging process and unveil what the judges look for in the nominated and award winning films.

RSVP HERE: https://ab-aut.ticketbud.com/howto48la

Speakers TBA.


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Casting Session

Fri, Jul 26, 2019 @ 10:00am - 4:00pm

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 2, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Providence High School
511 S Buena Vista St, Burbank 91505

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 4, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Providence High School
511 S Buena Vista St, Burbank 91505

Premiere Screenings

Thu, Aug 15, 2019
Regal Cinemas LA Live
Los Angeles 90015

Participating Teams

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

  • *Running Title* Tyler Bruhn
  • 4 Equestrians of the Apocalypse Michael Willer
  • ATH Productions Alexander T Hwang
  • Bloke Studios Alfredo Quintero
  • Blood From Stone Cara Brown
  • Cultural Detritus Carl Hansen
  • Da Culdesac Films Kent Hata
  • Dream Team Katherine Siegmeth
  • EXIT 14 Sam Silverstein
  • Elite Image Entertainment Altin Hamouni
  • Evil Science Labs Michael Peterson
  • Fictive Artist Ricky Cassetty
  • Gladiators Mario Orazio Ruvio
  • H2R Productions Adam Rosenblatt
  • In Your Frame Productions Alyssa Carter
  • JEMS John Baldwin
  • Killer Tampon Productions Dana Hammer
  • LA Acting Studios David Rountree
  • Light the Tunnel Danielle Wallace
  • Loudmouth Stew Michael Stewart
  • Mandi Eats a Muffin Sean and Victoria Hilferty
  • Manly Kubricks Amir Dada
  • Nifty Nomads Kelli Jones
  • OhOk Sean Cruser
  • RAWMIX Productions Rommel Andaya
  • Reactant Films Michael Veritas
  • Rogue Division Andrew Kadikian
  • SUPER EPICS PRODUCTION COMPANY Raj Milian
  • Sand in My Shoes joel kwartler
  • Sethward Productions Sethward Allison
  • Skux Life Kat Hartman
  • South Baywatch Daniel Duarte
  • Spared Expense Productions Anthony Leyva
  • Spiff E. Productions Ari Karczag
  • SpinQ Studios Tim Guzman
  • Struggle City Sean Casey
  • The Enclave Wayne Watkins
  • The Manager's Special Christopher Madden
  • Too Lemon Sam Pinnelas
  • Transplant Pictures Adam Bradshaw
  • Trinoceros Fernando Raigoza Jr.
  • Ummusing Productions Michael Stone
  • Uncle Mikki Productions Alec Wry
  • Yacuzi Productions KP Parker
  • the col·lec·tive Lisa Santacroce

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