Minneapolis, Minnesota May 31 - June 2, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? May 31 - June 2, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the Minneapolis, MN 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, May 6
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, May 21
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, May 31
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Coffee Hour

Sat, May 4, 2019 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

Meet other filmmakers, swaps tips and stories, or find a new team! Location will be announced shortly.

Late Night Happy Hour

Thu, May 9, 2019 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for a late night happy hour to meet other filmmakers, swaps tips and stories, or find a new team! Location will be announced shortly.

Networking Picnic

Sat, May 18, 2019

Kickoff Event

Fri, May 31, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Corner Coffee
514 N 3rd St #102, Minneapolis 55401

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 2, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Corner Coffee
514 N 3rd St #102, Minneapolis 55401

Participating Teams

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

  • Above-the-Line Entertainment Justin + Kristin Schaack
  • Chunky Milk Productions Owen Swerkstrom
  • Content Machine Tyler Perry
  • Distant Calling Pictures Nathan Block
  • Hey Rube Marcus Anthony
  • JK Productions Kyle Thornton
  • Jump The Shark Dayton Hayes
  • Ninjakitty Airlines Christine Clayburg
  • Screenwriters' Workshop Dick Zonneveld
  • Sugar Water Production Natasha Gleason
  • The Saucy Posse Melissa Smith
  • Ujamaa Pop Off Films demarcus ford

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