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1. Eligibility

The US Virtual 48 is open to filmmakers in specific US Cities as listed on the website www.48hourfilm.com. To be eligible, one of the following must be true:

  • The team leader or a team member is a resident of one of the listed cities (MSA); and/or
  • The team has participated in one of the listed cities in the past; and/or
  • The team registered for one of the listed cities as part of the New Year's 2021 promotion.
The Team Leader must be a legal resident or legal visitor of the United States or the District of Columbia. The following are not eligible: employees, contractors, directors and officers of 48 Hour Film Project, Inc. (48HFP), or the US Virtual 48HFP, its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, distributors, web design, advertising, fulfillment, judging and Project agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Project (collectively, Project Parties), and the immediate family members of each (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, and spouse or step of each) and those living in their same households (those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of the Project). Outside of the United States, residency requirements may vary. Void where prohibited.

2. To Enter

To register for the US Virtual 48, follow the instructions found at www.48hourfilm.com/us-virtual. Registration is based on a first-come first-served basis and space is limited. Registration fees range from $128- $148 per team. Registration ends the day before competition begins.

3. Official Filmmaking Period

The US Virtual 48 will commence on Friday, October 15 and end on the following Sunday, October 17 as announced on US Virtual 48 webpage.

4. Refunds

In the United States, if a team (Entrant) registered during the Early Bird, Regular, or Late registration phases of the project but must withdraw, refunds will be paid on the following schedule: Notify 48 Hour Film Project, Inc. of withdrawal in writing (submit the form below) within 24 hours of completing your registration and receive a full refund; Notify 48 Hour Film Project, Inc. of withdrawal during the Early Bird or Regular registration period and receive a full refund minus a $15 administrative fee; Notify 48 Hour Film Project, Inc. of withdrawal during the Late registration period and receive a full refund minus a $35 administrative fee; no refunds less than 3 days prior to Kickoff event. NOTE: If the Team Leader is diagnosed with COVID-19, contact us to request a full refund. The refund policy may vary in other countries.

To Withdraw & Request a Refund
To receive a refund, the team leader must complete this request form.

To Update Your Registration

The team leader must complete this request form to update your registration.

5. 未成年者の参加


6. チームリーダー協定

参加者は US Virtual 48 チームリーダー協定に署名していただきます。もしあなたが居住する地域の法定年齢に満たない場合、あなたに代わってあなたの親、もしくは法定後見人が署名する必要があります。




登録の条件として参加者は、参加者と48HFPの登録要項に関連した権利について定めたチームリーダー協定の内容に同意していただく必要があります。登録要項に必要な情報が含まれず、上記及び以下の要件を準拠していない場合は無効とみなされ、このUS Virtual 48では失格扱いとなります。

7. 経費


8. 審査


9. キックオフ・イベント


10. Basic Requirements of the Project

Entrants must adhere to the official US-VIRTUAL Filmmaking Rules. In addition, in the Kickoff Email, Entrants will receive an assignment and be given three days to make a video (an Entry). See www.48hourfilm.com/us-virtual for details.

11. プロジェクトの 応募条件


12. 複数都市への参加


13. チームリーダーの選出


14. 入賞者の選出

審査基準 コンペで提出された作品に対して二段階の審査が行われます。第一段階は各開催都市で行われます。その後、世界中から集められた各都市の勝者が"Best 48 Hour Film of the Year"の選考対象となります。作品は公認の審査員によって以下の審査基準に則ったプロセスで審査されます。

  • 1.芸術的評価(ストーリー、創造性、娯楽性、など)(45%)
  • 2. 技術的評価(30%)
  • 3. お題の遵守(25%)

15. US Virtual 48 の優勝者

各都市で最高得点を獲得した参加者はその都市の勝者となります。引き分けの場合、必要に応じて第一の審査基準(芸術的評価)での最高得点、続けて各審査基準(技術的評価)、(お題の遵守)の順番に沿ってその差異を明らかにしていきます。48HFPはこのUS Virtual 48 に関して生ずる全ての問題と紛争について決定する独占権を持ち、48HFPによる全ての決定は最終的な拘束力があります。

16. Winner's Prize

Teams will be placed in screening/judging groups by geographic regions. The maximum number of teams in each group will be 24. Judges will select a "Best Film" for each group and the Best Film from each group will be screened at Filmapalooza, the Annual 48 Hour Film Project Awards Weekend (date and location to be announced). All US Virtual 48HFP Best Films will be eligible to be included in the 48HFP Showcase Screening at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner.

17. General Conditions

By participating, Entrants agree to these Official Rules which are final and binding in all respects. The US Virtual 48 is governed by the laws of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC, USA, and all claims must be resolved in the District of Columbia courts or the Federal courts located in the District of Columbia.

18. Limitations of Liability and Release

No liability or responsibility is assumed by 48HFP or Project Parties resulting from any user's participation in or attempt to participate in the US Virtual 48HFP or ability or inability to upload or download any information in connection with participating in the Project. No responsibility or liability is assumed by the 48HFP or Project Parties for technical problems or technical malfunction arising in connection with any of the following occurrences which may affect the operation of the Project: hardware or software errors; faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic, wireless or Internet connectivity or other online communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet service providers, servers, hosts or providers; garbled, jumbled or faulty data transmissions; failure of any e-mail transmissions to be sent or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted e-mail transmissions; inaccessibility of the Web Site in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet or the Web Site; unauthorized human or non-human intervention of the operation of the Project, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, worms; or destruction of any aspect of the Project, or loss, miscount, misdirection, inaccessibility or unavailability of an email account used in connection with the Project. 48HFP and Project Parties are not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of prizes or these Official Rules, or any inaccurate or incorrect data contained on the Web Site or social media sites maintained by the 48 Hour Film Project. Use of Web Site and the 48HFP's social media sites is at user's own risk. 48HFP and the Project Parties are not responsible for any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind which may be sustained to user's or any other person's computer equipment resulting from participation in the Project, use of the Web Site or the download of any information from the Web Site. By participating in the Project, Entrant agrees to release, indemnify and hold 48HFP and Project Parties harmless from any and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such Entrant's participation in the Project.

19. 受賞者


20. Project Organizer

The 48 Hour Film Project, Inc., P.O. Box 40008, Washington, DC 20016.

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