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 Registration Opens: Tuesday, April 16

  • 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

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

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