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Hitchcock, Spielberg, Coppola & You!

• In this adrenaline filled competition you have one weekend to make a short film.

• Your film will premiere on the big screen for a live theater audience and be seen by top judges.

• Winners are invited to Filmapalooza - our international film festival

• Top films are screened at the Cannes Short Film Corner.

What Genre Will You Draw?

Your filmmaking weekend begins by drawing two genres from a hat. Pick one to use or combine them both.

Here are a few sample genres for 2019. View the full list.


Drama

Horror

Sci Fi

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Filmapalooza: Dutch Edition - Registration Opens November 1st

  In less than two weeks, registration opens for the 48 Hour Film Project's annual festival, competition, and showcase of the top 48HFP films from around the world, Filmapalooza! From March 3rd-7th, 2020, YOU can join hundreds of other filmmakers, writers, actors, and film lovers in Rotterdam, the Netherlands for five days of films, workshops, parties, networking, and fun. Filmapalooza features the 2019 tour's Best Film winners of all of our different competitions in eac... read more

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