Nashville, Tennessee August 16 - 18, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 16 - 18, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the Nashville, TN 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, Jul 22
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 6
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 16
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Tips & Tricks Panel & Screening

Sat, Jul 27, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
NECAT Network PEG-TV Studio
120 Whitebridge Rd. #46 Nashville 37209

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 16, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Numynd Studios
915 Twin Elms Court, Nashville 37210

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 18, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Numynd Studios
915 Twin Elms Court, Nashville 37210

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 @ 9:30pm
Group C: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Group D: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 @ 9:30pm
Belcourt Theater
2102 Belcourt Avenue, Nashville 37212

Awards Ceremony

Tue, Sep 3, 2019 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Belcourt Theater
2102 Belcourt Avenue, Nashville 37212

Participating Teams

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

  • 128 Productions Collin Sapp
  • 2 Twenty-Two Frames Zach St Cin
  • Afternoon Stew Sam Osborn
  • Big League Chew Dean Shortland
  • Binary Dreams Media James Houk
  • BloodHound Films Dylan King
  • Fat Rabbit Entertainment Thomas Gregg
  • Fifth Wheel Productions Aaron Wheeler
  • Landsberg Kat Landsberg
  • LeBaron Productions Conner Wood
  • Lone Pine Bobby Rindhage
  • MOTO BANDIT Ben Merlotti
  • Mossflower Pictures Trevor Ball
  • Outside Our Means Natalie Ruffino
  • Ranger 7 Studios Steevn Michael Zack
  • Ruins Lucas Hames
  • SBP Jonathan Higdon
  • Samurai Sasquatch Matthew Ledbetter
  • Serious Images Pictures Jessica Walter
  • Shit House Productions Ben Johnson
  • SpoonFed Productions Brady Dickerson
  • Stoned Heroes Christopher Herod
  • Thickthoughts Dylan Stovall
  • Twisted Roots Productions Samantha Szwaglis
  • Virago Emily Steele
  • Yield-less Jack Lawrence

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