Check our list of Participating Cities
Please choose your 48 city from the list below and register. This would be where you typically participate or whichever is closest to you.
Don't see your city? Register for the Wild Card group.
Who is eligible?
The GFC is open to any 48er (a 48er is a filmmaker who has submitted an on-time film in a past 48 Hour Film Project competition) but you must live in or near a participating city. Registration will be limited to 12 teams per city.• Participating Cities
When is the competition?
The actual filmmaking weekend will take placeMay 21 - 23, 2021.
The top film from each city will go on to further rounds of audience voting.
The voting dates are still being finalized.
How does it work?
Each team will receive it's assignment via email at 7:00pm local time on Friday, May 21. Teams will have 48 hours to write, shoot and edit a short film. Instructions will be provided to upload your film by Sunday evening to be eligible to compete.
How is it different?
What are the prizes?
What is the Wild Card Group?
It's an opportunity for additional filmmakers to participate. It is open to those: