Jacksonville, Florida September 3 - 5, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? September 3 - 5, 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the Jacksonville, FL 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 2022 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2022 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Aug 9
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 24
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Sep 3
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Sep 3, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
James Weldon Johnson Park
135 W. Monroe St., Jacksonville 32202

Kick Off will have music, food trucks and drinks. Here you will get your required elements: Genre, Prop and Line. You will have 48 hours to get the film back at the same location. Films will be due by Sunday, September 5th, 2021 at 7:30pm. 

Dropoff Event

Sun, Sep 5, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
James Weldon Johnson Park
135 W. Monroe St., Jacksonville 32202

The films have to be dropped off by 7:30pm to be eligible for the "Best of Jacksonville 48 Hour Film Project". If they are late, they can still be screened and still win "Audience Choice". 

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $13.50 USD PURCHASE
Group A: Tue, Sep 14, 2021 @ 7:30pm
Group B: Wed, Sep 15, 2021 @ 7:30pm
Group C: Thu, Sep 16, 2021 @ 7:30pm
MOSH Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville 32207

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $13.50 USD PURCHASE
Tue, Sep 21, 2021 @ 7:30pm
MOSH Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville 32207

Best Of Screening / Awards Show. The screening will be in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium. The Awards Show will be on the MOSH rooftop overlooking the city of Jacksonville. 

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264
  • Media: Online Submission (preferred)
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), MPEG 4 (.m4v), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred)
  • Pixel Ratio: Square (1:1) (preferred)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (preferred), 24 FPS (23.976), 25 FPS, 30 FPS (29.97)
  • Interlacing: Progressive / NON-Interlaced
  • Audio Codec: AAC (.aac), WAV (.wav), MPEG4 (.mp4)
  • Maximum File Size: 2.0GB (preferred)
Notes

Online Submission on Cinema48.com. Make sure your team leader is registered.

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film.

  • Acronym Productions Bailee Ingersoll
  • Be Squared Brooks Brandal
  • Bomb A$$ Crafty, teehee Jaron Wallace
  • Curry Leaves NRUSIMHADEVARA MURTHY
  • Fear, Fantasy, REALITY Alvin O. Mitchell
  • Freeman Films Royce Freeman
  • Fully Wild Aimee Ortiz
  • Gravity Dog Alden Miramda
  • Joe Y. Mora Animation Joseph Mora
  • Mentlegen Productions Matthew Rinker
  • River of Grass Studios Darlyn Kuhn
  • Tetran Studios Todd Chipman
  • The Florida Men Lane Pittman
  • YEEAARRHH Billy Ward

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