Nashville, Tennessee August 16 - 18, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 16 - 18, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the Nashville, TN 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 22
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 6
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 16
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Casting Call

Sat, Jun 22, 2019 @ 10:00am - 6:00pm

The Nashville 48 Hour Film Project is hosting a casting call for actors who wish to participate in this year's competition but haven't found their perfect team yet.

Not familiar with the 48HFP? Filmmakers from all over the Nashville, TN area will team up and 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 2019 Short Film Corner.

Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it's not. So sign up to audition and find your team!

Here's how the 48HFP Casting works:

- Sign Up using SignUpGenius

- Prepare a 30 second monologue

- Show up and show us your stuff

- Registered teams will get access to your audition and you find a team!

Workshop Day

Sat, Jul 13, 2019 @ 10:00am - 2:00pm

Tips & Tricks Panel & Screening

Sat, Aug 10, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 16, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Numynd Studios
915 Twin Elms Court, Nashville 37210

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 18, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Numynd Studios
915 Twin Elms Court, Nashville 37210

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 @ 9:30pm
Group C: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Group D: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 @ 9:30pm
Belcourt Theater
2102 Belcourt Avenue, Nashville 37212

Awards Ceremony

Tue, Sep 3, 2019 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Belcourt Theater
2102 Belcourt Avenue, Nashville 37212

Participating Teams

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

  • 2 Twenty-Two Frames Zach St Cin
  • Landsberg Kat Landsberg
  • Ranger 7 Studios Steevn Michael Zack
  • Ruins Lucas Hames
  • SBP Jonathan Higdon
  • SpoonFed Productions Brady Dickerson
  • Stoned Heroes Christopher Herod
  • Thickthoughts Dylan Stovall
  • Twisted Roots Productions Samantha Szwaglis

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