San Diego, California September 11 - 13, 2020

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? September 11 - 13, 2020

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 2021 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2021 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

In response to the coronavirus we've reduced our 2020 prices.

  • Early Bird: $128 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 28
    (reduced from $148, a savings of $20)
  • Regular: $138 USD/team ends Mon, Sep 7
    (reduced from $168, a savings of $30)
  • Late: $148 USD/team ends Fri, Sep 11
    (reduced from $188, a savings of $40)
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Sep 11, 2020 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Sep 13, 2020
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

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

  • 180 Degree Films Shane Richardson
  • Almost Good Films X Jabronie Pictures Fernando Huerto
  • Bad Betsy David Brooks
  • Bad Cat Films Stephen Mickelsen
  • Big Shoes Productions Mark Rachel
  • Dammit Karen Productions Helen Ghio
  • FESTIVAL CITY FILMS Sean Dejecacion
  • GrooveKo Jonathan Hammond
  • Guerrilla Aesthete Productions april taie
  • Kanari Storm Christine Gatlin
  • Lurid Films Jovi Olivas
  • Metal Pixel Foundry Jonathan Medel
  • Motifate Entertainment Thomas Graneau Jr
  • No Name Studios George Dawe
  • RAWMIX Productions Rommel Andaya
  • Reactant Films Michael Veritas
  • San Marcos High School Filmmaking Academy Isabella Cuda
  • Snarky Films Christopher Colthurst
  • Square One Amanda Kendall
  • Tea and Bag Production Company Ryan Rivera
  • The Syndicate Chris Malimban
  • TwentyTen Productions Christina Rheuby
  • state of flux Jake Segraves

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