Seattle, Washington July 12 - 14, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 12 - 14, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the Seattle, WA 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 Mon, Jun 17
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 2
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 12
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Meet 'n Greet

Tue, Jun 25, 2019 @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Solo Bar
200 Roy Street, Seattle 98109

Come meet your future teammates! Need cast or crew to round out your team? Come to Solo Bar on Tuesday June 25th at 7pm and find that missing piece for your puzzle!

RSVP via facebook

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 12, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
South Park Hall
1253 S Cloverdale St, Seattle 98108

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 14, 2019 @ 5:00pm - 9:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Sizzle Pie
1009 E Union St, Seattle 98122

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264 (preferred), any native Final Cut Pro Codec, any native iMovie Codec, any native Premiere Codec, Apple ProRES , AVCHD, Avid DNxHD, CineForm, MPEG-4, No Proprietary Codecs
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data Blu-Ray, Data DVD
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), AVI (.avi), MPEG 4 (.m4v), Quicktime (.mov), MPEG2 (.m2v)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), HD 720 (1280x720), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred), Standard (4:3), Anamorphic
  • Pixel Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred), Square (1:1), Standard (4:3)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (23.976) (preferred), 25 FPS, 30 FPS (29.97), 24 FPS, 30 FPS
  • Interlacing: Progressive / NON-Interlaced (preferred), Interlaced
  • Audio Codec: AAC (.aac), WAV (.wav), MPEG4 (.mp4), MPEG3 (.mp3)
  • Audio Bit Rate: 128 kbps, 192 kbps, 256 kbps
  • Audio Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz

Whether you're using Premiere, Final Cut Pro X, Avid, iMovie or another application, using the Vimeo 1080p export or sharing preset is the easiest way to get a final product that will look good on the big screen.

Pro tip: when exporting to H.264 (MP4), select the Constant Bit Rate (CBR) option when exporting. Your file will export much faster.

Screening Groups

Group A

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • A Wicked Patch Mark Maunder
  • Almost Relatable Productions Alyssa Yeoman
  • Brownspace Films Jeremy Brown
  • Lightform Khoumsup Suwanchote
  • Lucky Productions Jerome Pionk
  • Master Slaters Turquoise Washington
  • Mirabile Visu Chris Newell
  • Sleepy Wolf Madison Mabbott
  • Tufted Puffin Productions Madelaine Figueroa
  • Zillion Steph Kesey

Group B

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Inked Blottos Kit Boyer
  • REwiredGeek Michael Hodge
  • Seattle Artists Guild Jamie Wu
  • Seattle Misfits Dimitri Gedevanishvili
  • Seg films Daniel Prasch
  • Stupid Rain Productions Marlon Jequinto
  • The Future is Female Nicole Moriarty
  • The Magic Atmosphere Rachel Faircloth
  • The Wazoos Elizabeth Raetz
  • Two Jackets Productions Marcus Mann

Group C

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • BabaGaba Edward Stephens
  • Last Minute Films Curtis Rawls
  • Maximum Overcast Javier Rodriguez
  • Pesky Paw Productions Henry Honig
  • Plaid Shirt Productions Jordan Brooke
  • Rosewater Family Films Sarah Rosewater
  • Second Mind Films Michael Tilzer
  • ST Productions Spencer Townley
  • Tahoma Films Patrick Rodriguez
  • Team Filmanthropy Hailey Williams

Group D

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Black & A Half Silas Lindenstein
  • Caveglow Christiana Wu
  • Cinesaurus Steven Hudson
  • Crab Claw Creative Andrea Hays
  • New Spit Indus Alelia
  • Nornir Productions Madeline Heffernan
  • Red Shed Films Aaron Sutherland
  • Rekindle Nils Osmar
  • Scheherazade Sea Gabriel
  • WildTry Eric Jordan Mattos

Group E

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • BenJo Ben Wade
  • Blast Radius Films Jason Farris
  • Channel X Charles Johnson
  • Dark Works Qid Love
  • Flibbertigibbet Shawnaci Colin
  • Glass Iris Matthew Johnson
  • GrittyFlix Dima Levanchuk
  • Kangaroo punch Australia Kincannon
  • TURA Productions Carl Covington
  • X-Force Christina Williams

Group F

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Destination Weird Shawn McConaghy
  • Industrial Conceit Andrew Tribolini
  • Laser Cat Films Thomas Hemmen
  • Mcgill O'donnell & Hogwallop Ian Stevens
  • Resolution Barry Cogswell
  • Shouting at Strangers Ian Jagel
  • That Guy With The Beard Films Robert Bojorquez
  • Twisted Ladder Andrew Silvey
  • Williwaw Keith Alholm
  • You, Me & Malachy Kristina Petrosyan

Screening Group To Be Determined

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Fankle Films Harry Singh
  • Gold Team Tommy Heffernan

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