Salt Lake City, Utah June 7 - 9, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 7 - 9, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the Salt Lake City, UT 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 2020 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2020 Short Film Corner.

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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, May 13
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, May 28
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 7
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48HFP at True Believers Stan Lee Tribute

Thu, Apr 25, 2019 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Quarters Arcade
5 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

This will be a great meetup event!! 48HFP SLC will be popping along to enjoy all the fun of this event.

A Marvel Comics themed burlesque and vaudeville tribute to Stan Lee. Cosplay friendly.

We'll have free tix and other swag to give away. As always our producers will be on hand to answer all questions at the 48HFP.

Check out the full event here

48HFP at Labeled Fest

Sat, May 11, 2019 @ 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Salt Lake City Library
210 East 400 South Salt Lake City 84111

The Labeled Fest has invited 48HFP SLC to attend their festival on May 11th. Featuring films, stories and panels changing the way we experience mental health.

3 screening blocks to choose from...

Noon-2pm Youth and suicide awareness.

2pm-4pm Homeless action plans.

4pm-6pm Success stories.

If you mention the 48HFP you will get $2 off your screening tickets in June.

More info at

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 7, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 9, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264 (preferred), No Proprietary Codecs
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred)
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), AVI (.avi), MPEG 4 (.m4v), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), HD 720 (1280x720), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred), Standard (4:3), Anamorphic
  • Pixel Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred)
  • Maximum File Size: 2.0GB (preferred)

Screening Groups

Screening Group To Be Determined

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Bad Still Films Spencer Schwendiman
  • District 22 Studios Kyle Larsen
  • Drugstore Saints Amy Kingston
  • Half Square Productions Steve Mugleston
  • HIGH TOWER FILMS Adam Hightower
  • Keeping it Reel Morgan Topham
  • Lit Hilary Packham
  • Panscape Pictures Jack Ahlander

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