Louisville, Kentucky October 8 - 10, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? October 8 - 10, 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the Louisville, KY 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 2022 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2022 Short Film Corner.

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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Sep 13
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Sep 28
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 8
Register Your Team Now!Find Team / Team Members

Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 8, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 10, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sat, Oct 16, 2021
Louisville Preeminent Superlative Outdoor Theater (LSPOT)

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 Cinema48.com. Make sure your team leader is registered.

Participating Teams

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

  • 8 Pint Productions Jon-Mark Sandquist
  • A Filmmaker's Joint Jason Mattingly
  • Bear Chuck Productions Eric Rhemrev
  • Company OutCast Marcia Ziegler
  • Dex Media Jon Maynard
  • Half Brothers Media Jeremy Fotherigll
  • K9K Productions Levi Bowling
  • Light Films Olivia Thurman
  • Marble Universe Cory Cornelius
  • OfficeRocker Productions Tim Miller
  • Oochie Wallie Wallie Mary Jarrett
  • Reel Dirty Shamus Greene
  • Rickhouse Productions John Gritton
  • Ro-Tang Productions Rarlando Ramsey
  • Roscoe and Jojo Productions Ryan Hines
  • Small Step Films Austin Sheehan
  • T'nT Productions Tess Krebs
  • The Alley Gang Joey Arena
  • The Dark Horses Cosmo Rudd
  • orangedot Matthew Shircliffe

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