Providence, Rhode Island July 19 - 21, 2019

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Providence 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 on the big screen, at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Providence 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 on our Production Documents page.
  • 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 your team representative was given at the kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film must be dropped off at the location listed on this page.

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jun 24
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 9
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 19
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Required Elements

    Announced at Kickoff

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 19, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Avenue Concept
304 Lockwood Street Providence 02907

Kick off at The Avenue Concept.

Check ins begin at 5pm and there will be a selfie wall so you can get some "before" shots of your team before you embark on your filmmaking journey!

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 21, 2019 @ 5:00pm - 7:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
The Avenue Concept
304 Lockwood Street Providence 02907

Drop off at The Avenue Concept

We will be there starting at 5 to take your submissions.

Drop off officially closes at 730pm on the dot so dont be late


Make sure you give yourself PLENTY OF TIME TO RENDER.

Premiere Screenings

Thu, Jul 25, 2019
Cinemaworld

Participating Teams

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

  • Alternative Pictures Connor Morley
  • And Scene Joe Unda
  • Backstory Films Kyle Boulay
  • Beacon Film Braydon Makalinaw
  • CFN Productions Roach McKrackin
  • Chickens Vs. Sputnik Nancy Knott
  • Chikn' Dinner Alyssa Botelho
  • Cocktails & Dreams Productions James Caputo
  • Crainlift Prevention Society Jason Miller
  • Cyclops-Snowman Jenifer Stockdale
  • Derk the Mighty Philip Dercole
  • Far Country Productions Jonathan Waugh
  • Generic Phrase Production Company Jared Coutu
  • Green Light Video Productions Gary Lawrence
  • Gwowls Productions Gwyneth White
  • Handsome Hero Production Benjamin Bate
  • Losers Club Meg Campbell
  • Nerd Studios Nick Krasnov
  • Peanut Productions Mike Scafati
  • Pool Boy Productions Charles Fernandes
  • Seriously Wrong Productions Stephen Wrobleski
  • SpaceCouch Kevin Issa
  • Squatchpooch Bubblewalls David Olsen
  • Summers Time Entertainment Leroy Summers
  • Team America Brendan Egan
  • Tempus Fugitives Anthony Medeiros
  • The Apostles of Scrungar Jared Dubois
  • The Baby Boy Long Shots Brandon La Fleur
  • The Knotty Pint Jacqueline Jedlicka
  • The Reel Gentlemen Alex Rajotte
  • The Technicians Anthony Dempsey
  • Wacky Hat Productions Drew Furtado
  • Wagglerock Films Michael Wagner

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