Louisville, Kentucky July 19 - 21, 2019

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Louisville 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 Louisville 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!

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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
Molly Malones in the Highlands
933 Baxter Avenue, Louisville 40204

This event is where the official kickoff is for the Louisville 48 Hour Film Project. We will meet at 6:00 PM and get hyped up for the four big reveals. One element each will be released at 6:15, 6:30, 6:45 and 7:00. Teams will be released to make movies at 7:00 PM.

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 21, 2019 @ 5:30pm - 8:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Molly Malones in the Highlands
933 Baxter Avenue, Louisville 40204

We will start accepting films at 5:30 PM. Films absolutely must be turned in by 7:30 PM or they are late. Late films are not eligible for judging, but are eligible for screening and for audience awards.

Participating Teams

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

  • 8 Pint Productions Jon-Mark Sandquist
  • ATAK Timothy Northern
  • Actors Workshop Louisville Elias Feghaly
  • Arbitrage Clay Morton
  • Boom Roasted Michael Goatley
  • Bossie Bros. Joshua Bossie
  • Boyz House Matthew Boyle
  • Company OutCast Marcia Ziegler
  • Do It Good Alphaeus Green Jr
  • Good People Richard Marshall
  • HBCUproud Rico Ransom
  • KatzSohl Films David Katz
  • Neo Greo Entertainment Joseph Burrell
  • OfficeRocker Productions Tim Miller
  • Oochie Walla Walla Mary Jarrett
  • Quantustra Arts John Robinson
  • Red Es Rojo Entertainment Rarlando Ramsey
  • Reel of Fortune Akosua Akoben
  • Scary Noises Clinton Watson
  • Sharkey Farmer Films Charles Waddell
  • Smallville Renegades Austin Sheehan
  • The Sufferin Bastards Amelia Johnson
  • Touching Knees Ben Freedman
  • TreCosta Entertainment Ammie Ruddle
  • T’n’T Tristan Krebs
  • Upstairs Basement Syndicate Vincent Archuleta
  • Wall of Steel Productions Brandon Wall
  • Weekend Chocolate Warriors Donnie Kornick
  • designweb films Sean Harrington
  • orangedot Matthew Shircliffe

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