San Jose, California August 23 - 25, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 23 - 25, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the San Jose, CA 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 2020 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2020 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Wed, Jul 31
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 13
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 23
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 23, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 25, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Sep 4, 2019
Towne 3 Cinemas
1433 The Alameda, San Jose 95126

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film for San Jose in only 48 hours.

  • Alchemy Talkies Sam Lugani
  • Cogent Non-Sequitor Richard New
  • Dragon Farm Productions Norman Luce
  • Loose Leaf Productions Jamil Moledina
  • Ovation Pictures Christian Pizzirani
  • RadioActive Studios Mark Garoutte

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