Greensboro, North Carolina July 10 - 12, 2020

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 10 - 12, 2020

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

Filmmakers from all over the Greensboro, NC 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 2021 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2021 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jun 15
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 30
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 10
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 10, 2020 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 12, 2020
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Group A: Fri, Jul 17, 2020 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Sat, Jul 18, 2020 @ 7:00pm
Group C: Sat, Jul 18, 2020 @ 9:15pm
Carolina Theatre
310 S. Greene St., Greensboro 27401

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $10.00 USD PURCHASE
Fri, Jul 31, 2020 @ 7:00pm - 10:30pm
Carolina Theatre
310 S. Greene St., Greensboro 27401
Filmmakers from across the state and beyond create short films July 10-12, and those films are screened in three separate groupings July 17 and 18. Audiences choose their favorites; judges review films for various awards including best overall film to advance to the international competition, Filmapalooza. The award-winning films are screened during the "Best of" followed by an awards presentation to reveal the winners.  

Participating Teams

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

  • AstroJane Productions Tony Prestwood
  • Be Kind Films William C Burkholder
  • Bottom Shelf Films Aaron Randol
  • Floradar Films William Davis
  • General Pictures Richard Earl
  • Mendicants' Delirium Tonya Pettigrew
  • Overkill Chris Medico
  • Unusual Horse Productions Olivia Mathai
  • Wife Made Me Do It Jason Levinson

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