San Diego, California June 5 - 7, 2020

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 5 - 7, 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

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, May 11
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, May 26
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 5
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 5, 2020 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

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

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Mon, Jun 22, 2020 @ 6:30pm
Group B: Mon, Jun 22, 2020 @ 9:00pm
Group C: Tue, Jun 23, 2020 @ 6:30pm
Group D: Tue, Jun 23, 2020 @ 9:00pm
Group E: Wed, Jun 24, 2020 @ 6:30pm
Group F: Wed, Jun 24, 2020 @ 9:00pm
Reading Cinemas Grossmont Center 10

Participating Teams

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

  • 180 Degree Films Shane Richardson
  • Almost Good Films X Jabronie Pictures Fernando Huerto
  • Bad Betsy David Brooks
  • 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
  • Rabbit on the Lamp Productions Jesse Hodge
  • Reactant Films Michael Veritas
  • San Marcos High School Filmmaking Academy Isabella Cuda
  • Snarky Films Christopher Colthurst
  • Tea and Bag Production Company Ryan Rivera
  • The Syndicate Chris Malimban
  • TwentyTen Productions Christina Rheuby
  • state of flux Jake Segraves

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