Greensboro, North Carolina June 21 - 23, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 21 - 23, 2019

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 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 Tue, May 28
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 11
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 21
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 21, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Gallery 1250 at Revolution Mill
1250 Revolution Mill Road, Greensboro

Representatives from each team will gather to draw their teams' genres and to find out what the required prop, character, and line of dialogue will be. It's an exciting event as the energy and creativity build up to kick off a great weekend of filmmaking!

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 23, 2019 @ 6:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Gallery 1250 at Revolution Mill
1250 Revolution Mill Road, Greensboro

After a very busy weekend, filmmakers will bring in their completed films. The goal: Arrive before 7:30 p.m. with the finished film. Late films will still be screened, but not judged.  Emotions range from satisfaction, excitement, accomplishment to defeat, frustration, and anguish. The best feeling? Knowing you did your best, and had fun, regardless of the outcome.

Premiere Screenings

Thu, Jun 27, 2019
Carolina Theatre
310 S. Greene St., Greensboro

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Sat, Jul 13, 2019 @ 7:30pm
Carolina Theatre
310 S. Greene St., Greensboro

See the award-winning films made the weekend of June 21-23!  Following the screening, the judges' awards will be announced in Oscar style. It's a fun and exciting evening for filmmakers and the audience that loves short films!

Participating Teams

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

  • 336 Mo Pic Jason Levinson
  • Big Racket Productions Cary Morris
  • Birthday Suit Productions Angela Aguigui-Walton
  • Bottom Shelf Films Kerry McManus
  • Floridar Films William Davis
  • General Pictures Richard Earl
  • Kuvam Films Gauri Singh
  • Layla Films Olivia Mungal
  • N/A Jazmyne Baylor
  • Onirik Productions Ross Jakubsen
  • Perky Film Productions Myron Smith
  • Twinscape Films Trevor Burkholder

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