Lynchburg, Virginia August 12 - 14, 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 12 - 14, 2016

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

Filmmakers from all over the Lynchburg, VA 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 2017 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 2
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 12
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Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10 USD
August 27th @ 7pm and 9pm
Riverviews Artspace

Meet and Greet @ Toolry

Tue, Aug 2, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Toolry Coworking Space & Studio
901 Jefferson Street, Lynchburg 24504

Whether you're looking to fill a gap in your 48 Hour Team or looking to join an existing team, come on out to the Toolry to meet and network with other filmmakers!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 12, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 14, 2016
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film for Lynchburg in only 48 hours.

  • Caged Bird Productions Austin Gaebe
  • GilFilms Andrew Gilford
  • Glas Palette Productions Paris Logue
  • Lil Sebastian Craig Walkine
  • Rebel Film Group Joseph McGowan
  • Rocket Films Production Team GO! Cody Carwile
  • This is a Film About Something Productions Sam Housman

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