The weekend? July 9 - 11, 2021
The challenge? To make a film in only 48 hours!
Filmmakers from all over the Pittsburgh, PA 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.
Pittsburgh 48 Hour Film Project Networking Meet up! Come to our meet up. Buy a drink or food! Find a team! Find team members. Ask everyone how to make a great 48!
No final video file can be 3 gigs (or bigger). The system rejects it!
HD (1920x1080) or UHD (3840x2160) are both fine!
Export settings: h264 / VBR two pass / 45 Mbps / Render at Maximum bit depth (optional) / Use Maximum render Quality (optional)
Audio mixing: Master Audio peaks to -6db. Meaning the loudest audio tops out at -6 db.
Audio Codec - AAC / 48000 Hz / Stereo / Audio Quality High / Bitrate 320 kbps / If given the option choose 24 bit over 16 bit audio.
All videos will be loaded onto a timeline and exported together as a program for screenings.
Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film.