New Orleans, Louisiana October 23 - 25, 2020

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

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

SPECIAL THIS YEAR: We are going virtual!  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 2021 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2021 Short Film Corner.

And in response to current times, the New Orleans 48HFP will present all events virtually this year -- Two Networking/Mixers, the Kickoff, the Dropoff, & the Premiere Screenings!  Plus, we will have our special Virtual Audience Awards Grand Championship Screening.  And everything will culminate with the Virtual “Best of Screening” and Announcement of Awards winners (All Categories)!

We love films and the people who make them, and our hope is to keep everyone safe and happy and making awesome 48-hour films throughout the year!  We hope you will join us!

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Registration Fees

In response to the coronavirus we've reduced our 2020 prices.

  • Early Bird: $128 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 2
    (reduced from $148, a savings of $20)
  • Regular: $138 USD/team ends Mon, Oct 19
    (reduced from $168, a savings of $30)
  • Late: $148 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 23
    (reduced from $188, a savings of $40)
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Virtual Networking/Mixer

Thu, Oct 15, 2020 @ 6:00pm

Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 23, 2020 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 25, 2020
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sat, Nov 7, 2020
Virtual Premiere Screenings

Participating Teams

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

  • A Girl and her Goldfish Productions Rachel Searcey
  • And the winners are... Joseph Estrade
  • Backyard Shed Films Sean Gerowin
  • ComfyFilmNOLA Josh Owen
  • Fence Post Productions Robert Bennett
  • Half Glass Productions Matthew Judd
  • KFBR392 Kevin Hricik
  • Many Worlds Productions Michele Bousquet
  • Moonshine Voodoo Edward holub
  • Mysterious Strangers Kelly Buckholdt
  • Rest Assured Productions Ryan Armstrong
  • Rogue Martians Jenny Martin
  • quarantiners Jef Figallo

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