New Orleans, Louisiana August 6 - 8, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 6 - 8, 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the New Orleans, LA 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 12
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 27
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 6
Register Your Team Now!Find Team / Team Members

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 6, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Buffalo Wild Wings
3434 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie 7002

Kickoff will be live at Buffalo Wild Wings

3434 Veterans Hwy, Metairie, LA 

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 8, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Dropoff is on line - Cinema 48

Production Documents and Films to be entered separately

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)

Online Submission on Make sure your team leader is registered.

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film.

  • Backyard Shed Films Sean Gerowin
  • Ces Buveurs Jean Guillory
  • Cuss & Spit Pictures Trey Lane
  • Cut Dat Out Productions Dennis Millet
  • Fence Post Production Robert Bennett
  • GumboMonster Michael Garrett
  • Half Glass Productions Matthew Judd
  • HeadHunter Productions Lisa Mackel
  • I'm Your Density Rebecca Fox
  • I-10 Criterion Trevor Chapman
  • Keeping It Reel Evette Randolph
  • Many Worlds Productions Michele Bousquet
  • Media Desperado Santiago Kitch
  • Misfits Felix Matos
  • Operation: Save the World Edward holub
  • PulpFace Productions Sophia Knight
  • Ragamuffin Productions Sam Carey
  • Reelbellion Productions Laci Talley
  • Second Star Productions Jennifer Taylor
  • Sisterhood Studios Kate Kuen
  • Slow Wifi Productions Wes Webre
  • The COOL Cooperative Kirby Voss
  • The Thrill Show Joseph Dryden
  • Theo-Phile Katherine Isheim
  • Through the Lens Robert Lobdell
  • Uncommonfilth Enterprises Jon Hyers
  • Unfundamentals Arianna Blatt
  • Warren World Productions Warren Mitchell

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