Hampton Roads, Virginia October 4 - 6, 2019

Get Ready for A Spooky Challenge!

The weekend? October 4 - 6, 2019

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

Do you like to be scared? Do you love Hitchcock? Bring on the fake blood and the rumbling undercurrent sound effect and get ready for a weekend you won't forget.

Filmmakers from all over the Hampton Roads, VA area will compete to see who can make the best horror short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will screen at Filmapalooza 2020.


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Registration Fees Registration Opens: Wednesday, September 18

  • Early Bird: $150 USD/team ends Mon, Sep 9
  • Regular: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 4

Repeat Offender? Participants that registered a team for the regular 48HFP during the previous 12 months will receive a $25 USD discount.

Kickoff Event

Thu, Oct 3, 2019 @ 11:00pm - 0:00am

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 6, 2019
by 0:30am to be on-time

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