Madison, Wisconsin July 12 - 14, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 12 - 14, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the Madison, WI 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 2020 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2020 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jun 17
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 2
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 12
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 12, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Brink Lounge
701 E Washington Ave Ste 105, Madison 53703

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 14, 2019 @ 5:00pm - 9:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
The Take Five Lounge at Marcus Point Cinema
7825 Big Sky Dr, Madison 53719

Premiere Screenings

Mon, Jul 29, 2019
Marcus Point Cinema
7825 Big Sky Drive Madison 53719

Participating Teams

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

  • Boss Ladies Anne Krohn
  • Bring the Accordion Michael Latyshev
  • Camp Createability Debbie Armstrong
  • Cedar Cabins Productions Lucas Miller
  • Dos Muchachos Dave Jensen
  • False Take Films Cole Sheldon
  • Film Underground Nicholas Holmstrom
  • Friends & Film Eli Gray
  • Fueled by Red Ellen Weaver
  • Gautsch Vision Marie Gautsch
  • Heartbeat Studios Ann Nelson
  • KGB Films Garrick Hollenbeck
  • Kroo Media Andrew Semancik
  • Living Storm Productions Alex Contreras
  • MGAV Corey Holl
  • Makeshift Media Group Ben Wydeven
  • Nice Melons Films William Loper
  • No Chance at Production Sophie McHugh
  • RGBeasts Todd Bowie
  • RedWax Productions Nate Clark
  • Rising Sun Garrett Parker
  • Smoking Monkey Anthony Wood
  • The Jazziest Bees Katie Hettenbach
  • The Porchetta Paradox David Boffa
  • Thorazine Work Party Jeff Funk
  • Vermillion Team Brett Hill
  • imagiNATE Productions Nathan Sihakom

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