Hampton Roads, Virginia July 31 - August 2, 2020

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 31 - August 2, 2020

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

Filmmakers from all over the Hampton Roads, VA 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 Registration Opens: Monday, April 6

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 6
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 21
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 31

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 31, 2020 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 2, 2020
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tue, Aug 18, 2020 @ 8:00pm - 8:00pm
The Naro Expanded Cinema
1507 Colley Avenue, Norfolk 23517

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