Richmond, Virginia October 21 - 23, 2022

Get Ready for A Spooky Challenge!

The weekend? October 21 - 23, 2022

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

Do you like to be scared? Do you love Hitchcock? Bring on the fake blood and the rumbling undercurrent sound effect and get ready for a weekend you won't forget.

Filmmakers from all over the Richmond, VA area will compete to see who can make the best horror short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will screen at Filmapalooza 2023.


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Registration Fees Registration Opens: Tuesday, August 16

  • Early Bird: $150 USD/team ends Mon, Sep 26
  • Regular: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 21

Participants that registered a team for the regular 48HFP during the previous 12 months will receive a $25 USD discount.

Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 21, 2022 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 23, 2022
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Virtual via Cinema48.com

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Sun, Oct 30, 2022
Bowtie Movieland
1301 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd
The 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP) is the world's largest timed film competition, and it has returned to Richmond as a part of the 2022 international tour.
Filmmakers from the Richmond area will race to make a HORROR film in just 48 hours on the weekend of October 21-23, and you can see them in their dazzling World Premiere Screenings! Each screening will include a Q&A with the filmmakers immediately following the films and a chance for YOU to select an Audience Choice Award for that screening. Voting will be via QR code, so you must have a mobile device to vote!
One film will be chosen by a panel of film professionals as the "Best 48 Hour Horror Film of Richmond" and that film will move on to screen at Filmapalooza in Los Angeles, CA in March 2023, and even get a shot at a screening in next year's Cannes Film Festival! A runner-up and awards in numerous other categories will also be awarded.
Tickets will be available for purchase online in advance through October 28 for $10 each, or at the door for $15, cash only.
Films are not rated and may contain mature content or language.
Screening group assignments and screening order TBA.

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $10.00 USD PURCHASE
Sun, Nov 6, 2022 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bowtie Movieland
1301 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd
Filmmakers from the Richmond area raced to make a HORROR film in just 48 hours, and you can see the Top 10 in the Best of Richmond HORROR Screenings!

The 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP) is the world's largest timed film competition, and it has returned to Richmond as a part of the 2022 international tour. One film will be chosen by a panel of film professionals as the "Best 48 Hour Horror Film of Richmond" and that film will move on to screen at Filmapalooza in Los Angeles, CA in March 2023, and even get a shot at a screening in next year's Cannes Film Festival! A runner-up and awards in numerous other categories will also be awarded immediately after the screenings. Congratulations to the following teams/films listed in screening order:

TBA

Tickets are available for purchase for $10 online through Friday, November 4, then at the door, for $15, cash only.

Films are not rated and may contain mature content or language.
RSVP via facebook

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264
  • Media: Online Submission (preferred)
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), MPEG 4 (.m4v), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred)
  • Pixel Ratio: Square (1:1) (preferred)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (preferred), 24 FPS (23.976), 25 FPS, 30 FPS (29.97)
  • Interlacing: Progressive / NON-Interlaced
  • Audio Codec: AAC (.aac), WAV (.wav), MPEG4 (.mp4)
  • Maximum File Size: 2.0GB (preferred)
Notes

Online Submission on Cinema48.com. Make sure your team leader is registered.


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