Oklahoma City, Oklahoma June 24 - 26, 2022

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Oklahoma City and turning it into movie-making madness for 48 hours! Teams of filmmakers have a single weekend - this one - to write, shoot and edit their short films! All completed entries will be unveiled at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Oklahoma City will be listed on this page after kickoff.
  • Media: You must submit your film according to the formats listed lower on this page.
  • Documents: You must submit releases for all team members, all music, all locations, and any other copyrighted material, as well as a team leader's agreement, a roster, and a certification statement. These forms can be downloaded from our Production Documents page:
  • Team Leader Agreement: This document must be filled out by the Team Leader and uploaded to https://Cinema48.com prior to the Kickoff.  Find instructions here: https://www.48hourfilm.com/digital_dropoff 
  • Rules: You should make sure that your film complies with our Filmmaking Rules and Competition Rules. If you have questions about the rules, the best place to go is our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • 48HFP Hotline: If you have a question during the filmmaking weekend, call the 48HFP Hotline. The number is on the Kickoff Info Sheet that is provided to all Team Leaders by the City Producer prior to Kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film and paperwork must be uploaded to https://Cinema48.com. Find instructions here: https://www.48hourfilm.com/digital_dropoff
  • 48HFP Safe Set Guidelines: https://48hourfilm.com/news-articles/194/48HFP-Safe-Set-Guidelines

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!

Elements Genres FAQs

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 Cinema48.com. Make sure your team leader is registered.

Required Elements

  • Character: Jared or Joanna Lambert, Inspector
  • Prop: Keys (more than one)
  • Line: ""Stop. That's too much information." OR "Stop. That is too much information.""

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 24, 2022 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Oklahoma City Community College
7777 S May Ave, Oklahoma City 73159

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 26, 2022
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Jul 13, 2022 @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Oklahoma City Community College
7777 S May Ave, Oklahoma City 73159

Screening Groups

Group A

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • BEwin Bryan Patterson
  • IHOF Malcolm Owens
  • LiveLife Productions Dylan Howard
  • Lucky # 13 Mekko Toretto
  • Man Sized Kitten Baby Gilbert Payne
  • Moonlight Media Brad Heath
  • Run for the Borders Aaron Borders
  • Short Fuse Katie Hightower
  • Stroud Arts David Timmons
  • Team Redbud Jordan Martin
  • This Is It Michael Gotcher
  • Thumbs Up Jordan Crowder
  • We Use Phone Project Edje Perezantolo

Screening Group To Be Determined

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Last Call Productions Colton Tompkins
  • UNICORN(Z) David West

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