San Diego, California August 27 - 29, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 27 - 29, 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the San Diego, CA 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 2022 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2022 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Aug 2
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 17
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 27
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 27, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 29, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

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)
Notes

Online Submission on Cinema48.com. Make sure your team leader is registered.

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film.

  • 180 Degree Films Shane Richardson
  • Amalgamated Grommets Marianne Bates
  • Cane Toad Productions David Newman
  • Cimitoro Productions Ishmael Meza
  • Connectivity Film Joyce DeJesus
  • DOG JAW PRODUCTIONS Diane Joswick
  • FESTIVAL CITY FILMS Sean Dejecacion
  • Guerrilla Aesthete Productions april taie
  • Helenious Megacy Helen Ghio
  • Henry Sheila O'Neill
  • Jake Byrd Productions jake byrd
  • Metal Pixel Foundry Jonathan Medel
  • Naked light productions David MacArthur
  • Night Vision Productions George Dawe
  • Quixana Victor Ciccarelli
  • RAWMIX Productions Rommel Andaya
  • Reactant Films Michael Veritas
  • Snarky Films Christopher Colthurst
  • Tea and Bag Production Company Ryan Rivera
  • Team ASL Megan Clancy
  • Team Stage Right Antonio Salinas
  • What In The World Events Angelica Corral
  • state of flux Jake Segraves

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