Filmapalooza 2019

Event Schedule

Please note that this is an old schedule for Fimapalooza 2019 in Orlando, FL. It should only be considered an example of the types of events included.

The Filmapalooza 2020 schedule for Rotterdam, NL can be found here.
  • Day 1 06 Mar 2019
  • Day 2 07 Mar 2019
  • Day 3 08 Mar 2019
  • Day 4 09 Mar 2019
Wed, Mar 6, 2019 @ 2:00 - 5:00 PM
Marriott Downtown Orlando
400 W. Livingston St. Orlando 32801

Registration Opens

Attendees may check in and pick up their festival badges at our Filmapalooza table in at the Marriott.
Wed, Mar 6, 2019 @ 4:30 - 6:30 PM
EVE Orlando
110 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

Welcome Reception

Join us for an official welcome from the Filmapalooza organizers, and a chance to meet up with other attendees.

Wed, Mar 6, 2019 @ 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

Opening Night Screening

Our first Filmapalooza screening is a blast from the past--a selection of some of our favorite Orlando-area 48HFP films from throughout the years.
Wed, Mar 6, 2019 @ 9:30 PM - 2:00 AM
EVE Orlando
110 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

Opening Night Party

Thu, Mar 7, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Marriott Downtown Orlando
400 W. Livingston St. Orlando 32801

Registration Continues

Attendees may check in and pick up their festival badges at our Filmapalooza table in at the Marriott.
Thu, Mar 7, 2019 @ 11:30 - 11:45 AM
Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

Team Leader Orientation

This event is for city winning 48HFP Team Leaders/Representatives. Meet in the lobby of the Cobb Plaza Cinema for a brief orientation where we discuss the logistics of the Awards Ceremony. You may attend EITHER Orientation session - you do not need to go to both.
Thu, Mar 7, 2019 @ 11:45 AM - 1:45 PM
Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

City Winners Screening: Group A

Brussels, BE • Charlotte, NC • Cleveland, OH • Las Vegas, NV • Lausanne, CH • Lyon, FR • Melbourne, AU • Milwaukee, WI • Minneapolis, MN • Providence, RI • Richmond, VA • San Jose, CA • Tokyo, JP

Thu, Mar 7, 2019 @ 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

City Winners Screening: Group B

Clermont-Ferrand, FR • Cochabamba, BO • Halifax, CA • Kansas City, MO • La Paz, BO • Lynchburg, VA • Nancy, FR • Orlando, FL • Pittsburgh, PA • Saint Louis, MO • Salt Lake City, UT

Thu, Mar 7, 2019 @ 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

City Winners Screening: Group C

Amsterdam, NL • Baltimore, MD • Bonaire • Cincinnati, OH • Jacksonville, FL • Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, FL • Nashville, TN • Osaka, JP • San Antonio, TX • Toulouse, FR • Tours, FR • Warsaw, PL

Thu, Mar 7, 2019 @ 2:15 - 4:15 PM
Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

City Winners Screening: Group D

Berlin, DE • Boston, MA • Brisbane, AU • Cape Town, ZA • Denver, CO • Houston, TX • Karachi, PK • Montpellier, FR • Nantes, FR • Portland, OR • Rotterdam, NL

Thu, Mar 7, 2019 @ 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

City Winners Screening: Group E

Adelaide, AU • Asheville, NC • Beirut, LB • Bogota, CO • Lima, PE • Madison, WI • New Haven, CT • San Diego, CA • Santiago de Cali, CO • Seattle, WA • Tampa, FL • Utrecht, NL

Thu, Mar 7, 2019 @ 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Vyce Lounge
112 South Orange Avenue, Orlando 32801

Team Leader Networking Event

This event is for the 48HFP Team Leaders only. A special networking event for 48HFP team leaders from around the world to meet and connect.

Thu, Mar 7, 2019 @ 8:00 - 9:00 PM
Latitudes
33 W Church St, Orlando 32801

Pub Crawl - Stop #1

The official check-in location for our annual pub crawl! The 48HFP will provide your first drink ticket of the evening, good for Bud Light or well/call liquor cocktails.
Thu, Mar 7, 2019 @ 9:15 - 10:15 PM
Clandestino
41 W Church St. Orlando, Florida 32801

Pub Crawl - Stop #2

Second stop on our pub crawl

Thu, Mar 7, 2019 @ 10:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Irish Shannon’s
41 W Church St, Orlando 32801

Pub Crawl - Stop #3

Third stop on our pub crawl and our annual Karaoke party

Fri, Mar 8, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Marriott Downtown Orlando
400 W. Livingston St. Orlando 32801

Registration Continues

Attendees may check in and pick up their festival badges at our Filmapalooza table in at the Marriott.
Fri, Mar 8, 2019 @ 10:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

City Winners Screening: Group F

Buenos Aires, AR • Côte d'Azur, FR • Curaçao • Dallas, TX • Geneva, CH • Ho Chi Minh City, VN • Johannesburg, ZA • Philadelphia, PA • Punta del Este, UY • Tirana, AL

Fri, Mar 8, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

City Winners Screening: Group G

Amsterdam, NL CINEKID • Amsterdam, NL PINK • Austin, TX SCIFI • Cleveland, OH HORROR • Detroit, MI HORROR • Greensboro, NC HORROR • Houston, TX HORROR • Richmond, VA HORROR • Salt Lake City, UT OUT • Seattle, WA HORROR • Washington, DC SCIFI-HORROR

Fri, Mar 8, 2019 @ 12:45 - 1:00 PM
Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

Team Leader Orientation

This event is for city winning 48HFP Team Leaders/Representatives. Meet in the lobby of the Cobb Plaza Cinema for a brief orientation where we discuss the logistics of the Awards Ceremony. You may attend EITHER Orientation session - you do not need to go to both.
Fri, Mar 8, 2019 @ 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

City Winners Screening: Group H

Albuquerque, NM • Córdoba, AR • Four Points Film Project • Greensboro, NC • Leeuwarden, NL • Little Rock, AR • Mongolia • New Orleans, LA • Shanghai, CN • Toronto, CA • Tunis, TN

Fri, Mar 8, 2019 @ 1:15 - 3:15 PM
Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

City Winners Screening: Group I

Chicago, IL • Columbus, OH • Hampton Roads, VA • New York, NY • Paducah, KY • Rome, IT • San Francisco, CA • Santa Cruz de la Sierra, BO • Savannah, GA • Washington, DC

Fri, Mar 8, 2019 @ 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

City Winners Screening: Group J

Brest, FR • Buffalo, NY • Castelo Branco, PT • Des Moines, IA • Detroit, MI • Edinburgh • Indianapolis, IN • Lisbon, PT • London, GB • Los Angeles, CA • Louisville, KY • Paris, FR

Fri, Mar 8, 2019 @ 3:15 - 5:15 PM
Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando 32801

City Winners Screening: Group K

Arequipa, PE • Atlanta, GA • Austin, TX • Brno, CZ • Durban, ZA • Eindhoven, NL • Glasgow • Mexico • Nijmegen, NL • Oklahoma City, OK • Prague, CZ

Fri, Mar 8, 2019 @ 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Native / Oak Room / Herman’s Loan Office
27 W Church St, Orlando 32801

Filmapalooza Party

Party all night with Filmapalooza attendees! The 48HFP will provide a drink ticket for your first round, as well as a limited amount of free appetizers and munchies.

Sat, Mar 9, 2019 @ 9:15 - 10:15 AM
Orlando County Public Library
101 E Central Blvd, Orlando 32801

How to Succeed on the Festival Circuit

This workshop will feature a panel of guests who work with festivals and critique films. The guests will discuss how festival programming works and what types of films get accepted, while offering filmmakers a general strategy for approaching festivals and improving their films.
Sat, Mar 9, 2019 @ 9:15 - 10:15 AM
Orlando County Public Library
101 E Central Blvd, Orlando 32801

The Practicalities of low-budget filmmaking

Focusing on the tasks of a film producer, this panel will address all manner of legal, logistical and practical issues surrounding filmmaking, including copyright, permitting, casting and funding.
Sat, Mar 9, 2019 @ 9:15 - 10:15 AM
Orlando County Public Library
101 E Central Blvd, Orlando 32801

Feature Film Focus I - Script and Pre-Production

Learn how to make the leap from short film to feature film from a panel of filmmakers that have done just that.
Sat, Mar 9, 2019 @ 10:25 - 11:25 AM
Orlando County Public Library
101 E Central Blvd, Orlando 32801

Prepping the film: Protocols in Professional Pre-Production

In our panel, Alexa will bringing an example of a properly formatted script and show the guests how to formally break down the script for pre-production. We will then take the file and create a shooting schedule to guide the project from first shot through to its wrap. A shooting schedule is a first step in the process of producing a film and dictates the budget line items, crew hires, and all aspects of what the team actually needs per day on the set.
Sat, Mar 9, 2019 @ 10:25 - 11:25 AM
Orlando County Public Library
101 E Central Blvd, Orlando 32801

Motion Capture Animation

We will be exploring the Perception Neuron MOCAP system. This system is based on individual sensors called Neurons which track and record the movements of an actor without the use of expensive equipment. Whether you're a developer, gamer, VFX pro, researcher or virtual reality pioneer, come explore the versatility of this technology.
Sat, Mar 9, 2019 @ 10:25 - 11:25 AM
Orlando County Public Library
101 E Central Blvd, Orlando 32801

Feature Film Focus II - Production, Post-Production and Distribution

Learn how to make the leap from short film to feature film from a panel of filmmakers that have done just that.
Sat, Mar 9, 2019 @ 11:35 AM - 12:35 PM
Orlando County Public Library
101 E Central Blvd, Orlando 32801

Crewing/Marketing Yourself

As an independent filmmaker, you'll probably wear many hats. In this workshop you'll learn two skills essential for the success of ANY indie film--crewing, and marketing.
Sat, Mar 9, 2019 @ 11:35 AM - 12:35 PM
Orlando County Public Library
101 E Central Blvd, Orlando 32801

Film ready practical makeup applications

Learn essential makeup applications to keep your actors camera-ready.
Sat, Mar 9, 2019 @ 11:35 AM - 12:35 PM
Orlando County Public Library
101 E Central Blvd, Orlando 32801

Script writing

Behind every great film is a great script. In this workshop you'll learn essential scriptwriting techniques that will help you bring life to the story behind your films.
Sat, Mar 9, 2019 @ 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Marriott Downtown Orlando
400 W. Livingston St. Orlando 32801

Special Lunch with Founders

Join Mark Ruppert and Liz Langston - founders of the 48 Hour Film Project - for a special lunch. This event requires registration and costs $40 USD. It is limited to 35 attendees.
Sat, Mar 9, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
Walt Disney Amphitheatre
195 N Rosalind Ave, Orlando 32801

Awards Screening and Ceremony

A special screening of the top films from around the world, followed by our official Awards Ceremony! Join us at the outdoor Walt Disney Ampitheatre in beautiful Lake Eola Park. After the Best Of screening, we will present all Best Film winners from our 2018 tour with their official trophies. We'll end the event by announcing all of the global award-winning films, including the selection of films that will screen at next year's Cannes Film Festival.

Sat, Mar 9, 2019 @ 8:30 PM
Vyce Lounge
112 South Orange Avenue, Orlando 32801

Awards Reception