Seattle, Washington October 14 - 16, 2022

Get Ready for A Spooky Challenge!

The weekend? October 14 - 16, 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 Seattle, WA 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

  • Early Bird: $150 USD/team ends Mon, Sep 19
  • Regular: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 14

Participants that registered a team for the regular 48HFP during the previous 12 months will receive a $25 USD discount. Register Your Team Now!Find Team / Team Members

Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 14, 2022 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Harbor Island Studios
3233 16th Ave SW, Seattle 98134

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 16, 2022
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Virtual via Cinema48

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)

Online Submission on Make sure your team leader is registered.

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film.

  • AAAHH!!! Nicholas Smit
  • Adventure Star Pictures Jennifer McLendon
  • Atlantic Films Rishi Raj
  • Badgers?! Ethan Barrett
  • Cinepatic Entertainment Co. Patrice Toston
  • Combat Wombats Peter Rummel
  • Consortium of Weirdos David Hogan
  • Dead Tree Pictures David Stoker
  • Dominoeffekt Media Produktion Dominique Gabriele
  • Dread Knot Dan Gildark
  • Evil Gold Team Tommy Heffernan
  • Film Vandals Kyle Boynton
  • Go Somewhere Cinema Galen Andrus
  • GrittyFlix Dima Levanchuk
  • Hamilton the Town Ryan Kissinger
  • Homo Horror Edward Stephens
  • JMAK Studio Jeff McGuire
  • Kangaroo Punch Australia Kincannon
  • Kill Rich Productions Richard Lewis
  • Laugh Now Cry Later Productions LLC R.S. Powell
  • Lorayne Girard Cinematics Nicole Lockett
  • Miles From Nowhere Films Jesse Tobin
  • Mirabile Visu Chris Newell
  • MyAsianStudios Matthew Mee
  • Off-Brand Boogeyman Brigade August Broussard
  • Phantasmagoria Derek Johnson
  • Ponlets Productions David Law
  • Privateer Productions Allen Greenberg
  • Rekindle Nils Osmar
  • Rising Productions Amber Dalby
  • Rising Reels Gang TRINA GRIFFIN
  • Smarticle Productions Andrea Hays
  • Spinal Trauma Films Alexander Sage
  • SubliminalEd Films Ed Castaneda
  • Tapped House Media E.E. Tallent
  • Team Sparkles Robin Brooks
  • The Doom That Came To SeaTown Matt Dy
  • The Dumpling Troop Henry Dwan BTHL Acting
  • The Sheebee Jeebees Ty Presto
  • Trujillo Pictures Don Trujillo
  • Try Again Robert Fuette
  • Turn Film Co. Joshua Carlin
  • William Nilliam MJ Sieber

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