New Orleans, Louisiana July 26 - 28, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 26 - 28, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the New Orleans, LA 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 1
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 16
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 26
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Networking/Mixer Event

Thu, May 30, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm
NOLA Brewery Tap Room
3001 Tchoupitoulas St.

Second Networking Event/Mixer. This one in New Orleans. Coming to Baton Rouge on June 1st

This event is a great way to meet people in the industry and get started on building your team! We will be taping Position Pitches for Crew Members and Actors Auditions for Cast Members. The Pitches and Auditions will be 2 minutes or less. It will just be a monologue stating what you do. So, a Grip, Sound Tech, Editor, Writer, Actor, etc., can state what would be their part of a 48 Film.  We will upload into one video. Team leaders will have access to this link so that they can build their team.

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 26, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 28, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

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

  • Cinematic Equity Shana Fincher
  • Cuss & Spit Pictures Trey Lane
  • RougeWorx Adam Chenevert

Films from Previous Years


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