Karachi, Pakistan 19 - 21 October 2018

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Karachi and turning it into movie-making madness for 48 hours! Teams of filmmakers have a single weekend - this one - to write, shoot and edit their short films! All completed entries will be unveiled on the big screen, at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Karachi will be listed on this page after kickoff.
  • Media: You must submit your film according to the formats listed lower on this page.
  • Documents: You must submit releases for all team members, all music, all locations, and any other copyrighted material, as well as a team leader's agreement, a roster, and a certification statement. These forms can be downloaded from on our Production Documents page.
  • Rules: You should make sure that your film complies with our Filmmaking Rules and Competition Rules. If you have questions about the rules, the best place to go is our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • 48HFP Hotline: If you have a question during the filmmaking weekend, call the 48HFP Hotline. The number is on the Kickoff Info Sheet that your team representative was given at the kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film must be dropped off at the location listed on this page.

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!

Elements Genres FAQs

Required Media

  • Video Codec: Apple ProRES , H.264, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive
  • File Type: Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080), HD 720 (1280x720), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Standard (4:3), Widescreen (16:9), Anamorphic
  • Pixel Ratio: Square (1:1), Standard (4:3), Widescreen (16:9)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (23.976), 25 FPS, 30 FPS (29.97), 24 FPS, 30 FPS

Required Elements

  • Character: علی اسماعیل یا علینہ اسمعیل (Ali Ismail or Alina Ismail, Hairdresser)
  • Prop: سیب (an apple)
  • Line: "فکر مت کرو، میں اس کو دیکھ لونگا / لونگی" ("Don't worry, I can take care of this.")

Dropoff Event

Sun, 21 Oct 2018
by 19:30 to be on-time
Shiny Toy Guns Studio
RSVP via facebook

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: 200.00 PKR
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:00

Screening Groups

Group A

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • 3AM films Ali Shan Datoo
  • 8 fps osama rizwan
  • ANM Productions Ahsan Minhas
  • Aperturewood Films Hassaan Islam
  • baynaam musab akhtar
  • CityFilms Sooraj Chhabria
  • DH Films Daniyal Hassan
  • Feel Team 7 Imaad Feerasta
  • Flock Fahd Ghori
  • Kaluris Mannan Kaluri
  • TVGM & Co. Lahore Madeeha Masood

Group B

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • 11th Hour Magicians Taimour Kalson
  • Ardent productions Hafsa Chaudhary
  • AWB Films Arsalan Majid
  • LEFT-17 MAGIC Okasha Rajpoot
  • Light Story Daniyal Khan
  • Mustafa Jawed Films Mustafa Jawed
  • NOTOKAY FILMS Shehryar Shaikh
  • Shamsi Bros. Production Shan Ali Shamsi
  • Shutter speed Muhammad Omer
  • Team Kuch Khaas Nadir Shahzad Khan
  • Team ON TIME Salman Jafri
  • Wormhole Productions Nabhan Karim

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