Nijmegen, Netherlands 22 - 24 October 2021

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Nijmegen 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 at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Nijmegen 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 our Production Documents page:
  • Team Leader Agreement: This document must be filled out by the Team Leader and uploaded to prior to the Kickoff.  Find instructions here: 
  • 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 is provided to all Team Leaders by the City Producer prior to Kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film and paperwork must be uploaded to Find instructions here:
  • 48HFP Safe Set Guidelines:

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!

Elements Genres FAQs

Required Media

  • Video Codec: Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) (preferred), H.264, MPEG-4, Avid DNxHR (HQX)
  • Media: Online Submission (preferred)
  • File Type: Quicktime (.mov) (preferred), MPEG 4 (.m4v), MPEG 4 (.mp4), MXF (.mxf)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred)
  • Pixel Ratio: Square (1:1) (preferred)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (preferred), 25 FPS
  • Interlacing: Progressive / NON-Interlaced (preferred)
  • Audio Codec: WAV (.wav) (preferred), AAC (.aac)
  • Audio Sample Rate: 48 kHz (preferred)

Online inleveren op Zorg er voor dat je team leader is geregistreerd. Voor een H.264 (.mp4) geldt een maximale bestandgrootte van 2GB. Voor een ProRes (.mov) of DNxHR (.mxf) geldt een maximale bestandgrootte van 10GB. We hebben een voorkeur voor ProRes boven MP4. Resoluties in 1920x1080, 1998x1080 of 2048x858 worden verwacht. Een gedetailleerde specificatielijst is beschikbaar. 4K is niet nodig maar toegestaan mits het binnen de gestelde maximum bestandgrootte past.

Online submission on Make sure your team leader is registered. For a H.264 (.mp4) there is a maximum filesize of 2GB. For ProRes (.mov) or DNxHR (.mxf) there is a maximum filesize of 10GB. We prefer ProRes over MP4. Resolutions of 1920x1080, 1998x1080 or 2048x858 are expected. A detailed specsheet is available. 4K is unnecessary but allowed if it can be created within the set maximum filesizes.

Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: 125€ EUR/team ends Mon, 27 Sep
  • Regular: 148€ EUR/team ends Fri, 22 Oct
Register Your Team Now!Find Team / Team Members

Required Elements

    Announced at Kickoff

Kickoff Event

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 @ 18:00 - 19:00
Stadhuis Nijmegen
Korte Nieuwstraat 6. 11 PP Nijmegen

Om 18:00 worden de teamleaders en/of vertegenwoordigers van de teams verwacht in de Schepenenzaal van het Stadhuis in Nijmegen. Deze heeft de ingang aan de Burchtstraat. De Ingang met het trapje en bordes. Wij wachten daar op je!!

Dropoff Event

Sun, 24 Oct 2021
by 19:30 to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Sun, 7 Nov 2021 @ 12:00 @ Lux Filmtheater
Group B: Sun, 7 Nov 2021 @ 15:00 @ Lux Filmtheater
Marienburg 38-39, Nijmegen

Awards Ceremony

Sun, 7 Nov 2021 @ 20:00
Marienburg 38-39, Nijmegen

Participating Teams

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

  • Anker Film Nuri Akalin
  • B-Film Productions Frank Hoeben
  • Er was eens Jules Ellis
  • It's a wrap ! Lisanne Hoefnagels
  • Just Wing It Productions Reindert Gerding
  • KLCK. Danne Van der Meijden
  • Kattenkwaad Glenn Haaster, van
  • LaCrea Melvin Gijzen
  • Leviathan Frank Norbert Rieter
  • Monkey meets Tiger Patrick Maijer
  • Muishuis Merel Rugebregt
  • Okay Media Kaylee Meijer
  • Petit Film Elles van Velzen
  • Stray Baboon Susan Joyce
  • Vieze Koffie Nico Hoeijmans
  • Wolvesproduction Anas Salameh

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