Hampton Roads, Virginia August 2 - 4, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 2 - 4, 2019

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 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 Mon, Jul 8
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 23
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 2
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Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 4, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time
PARKING LOT - OUTSIDE Generic Theater Downunder Chrysler Hall
350 East Bute Street, Norfolk 23510

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $8.00 USD
Tue, Aug 13, 2019 @ 8:00pm - 8:00pm
The Naro Expanded Cinema
1507 Colley Avenue, Norfolk 23517

Participating Teams

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

  • ComicKaze Kasey Kennedy
  • Gaff Tape and a Prayer - South Christopher Kozak
  • Please Don't Kill Us Productions Jason Tureman
  • Rayolight Productions Raymond Wallace

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