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.
Do you need people for the 48! Are you looking to join a team last minute? Do you have questions about 48 stuff? Do you just need a place to meet up with team members before your crazy weekend? Come to our last-minute meet-up! It's not too late!!!
Enter near loading dock / handicap ramp / Vintage Alley.
Send ONLY 1-2 team leaders to the kick off event. Come 30-45 minutes early to get a tour of this amazing location used in many films and potentially available for rent on your next project.
Park directly across the street in the small lot or find street parking.
Your teams can watch live via Facebook live on our Facebook group.
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.