Minneapolis, Minnesota August 20 - 22, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 20 - 22, 2021

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 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, Jul 26
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 10
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 20
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 20, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 22, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

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.

  • Bare Knuckle Brawlers Films Todd Allen
  • Chunky Milk Productions Owen Swerkstrom
  • Distant Calling Pictures Nathan Block
  • Hi Horse Productions Andrew Schmidt
  • KnickKnackName Productions Valerie Borey
  • Outer Rim Productions Damian Walker
  • Strong Sevens Spencer Knott
  • Team Angry Sound Guy, Incompetent Cameraman Thai Luong
  • The Mystic Minds Eric Forsman

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