48 Hour Film Project - Pittsburgh

PJ  Gaynard
PJ Gaynard
City Producer

Get Set to Make a Movie!

When? 3 - 5 May 2024
Goal? Make a FILM in 48 hours and attend its PREMIERE SCREENING!!

From Film Weekend Kickoff… to Screening… to Awards…

Gather Teammates – Friends/Colleagues/Family!

Write, shoot and edit a short film based on the genre you draw at The Kickoff and the required character, prop, and line assigned for your city.

Premiere YOUR film!

Celebrate with Awards, including Audience Award.

The winner of Best Film goes to Filmapalooza in March 2025, and is eligible for a spot in our screening at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner!

Try something new, level up your filmmaking, and join our community.

Sign up your team today! Make a movie!

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  1. The 48 Crashes the WQED Film Academy Crew Connect! More details
    Mon, Mar 4, 2024 6:00 PM
    RSVP via Facebook Link to Livestream / Online Event
  2. The Pittsburgh 48 Presents Film Insurance 101 More details
    Wed, Mar 27, 2024 6:00 PM
    Link to Livestream / Online Event
  3. 48 Watch Party and Behind The Scenes Tour of Bold Escape Rooms! More details
    Tue, Apr 2, 2024 6:30 PM
  4. Actor Auditions for this years 48! More details
    Sat, Apr 13, 2024 12:00 PM
  5. Kickoff More details
    Fri, May 3, 2024 5:30 PM
  6. Wrap Party More details
    Sun, May 5, 2024 7:00 PM
  7. Dropoff
    Sun, May 5, 2024
    by 7:30 PM to be on-time
  8. Premiere Screenings
    Group A: Sat, May 18, 2024 6:00 PM
    Group B: Sat, May 18, 2024 8:30 PM
    Group C: Sun, May 19, 2024 6:00 PM
    Group D: Sun, May 19, 2024 8:30 PM
  9. Encore Screenings / Awards Show More details
    Sun, Jun 2, 2024 6:30 PM

6 Shop Films

Bad Dates


Big Slime

Bokeh Pictures

Carnegie Screenwriters

Castles In Thee Air

Chasing Joy


Frog Song Studios

Gaff Tape's Finest Filmmakers and a Prayer

Good One Media

Impaled Films


La Roche University

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School

MEGnificent Productions

Mystery: Achieved

Pullie Productions

Second Wind Picture

Silent H Productions


Tingus Pingus Pictures

Twins of Destruction

Wind Walker Studios