Saint Louis, Missouri May 31 - June 2, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? May 31 - June 2, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the Saint Louis, MO 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 6
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, May 21
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, May 31
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Kickoff Event

Fri, May 31, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Brown Hall
Washington University • One Brookings Drive • St. Louis 63130

Launch your 48 Hour Film Project weekend here! Check in and hold on as you'll receive your genre and elements before being cast out into the world to make your film!

Kick off will be held at Brown Hall Auditorium on WashU's campus., found here:

If you have any questions, please email Brian (

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Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 2, 2019 @ 5:00pm - 7:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Urban Chestnut - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten
3229 Washington Avenue, Saint Louis 63103

Drop off your completed film by 7:30 to be considered in competition at the premiere screenings!

This event will be held at the Midtown location of Urban Chestnut Brewing Company.

For any questions, please contact Brian (

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Participating Teams

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

  • 5 Star Pictures David Malone
  • ABi Productions Noah Keane
  • AC/BC Chris Grega
  • Anonymous Productions Mike Rohlfing
  • Baumgartnerd Austin Baumgartner
  • Bender Films Kristi Harper
  • Berries Were The Cause Productions China Levy
  • Brain Freeze Productions Kent Tentschert
  • COME AT ME BRO! Films Adam Eller
  • Doritos n Mojitos Justin Stewart
  • Green Eggs & Cams Levi Kirby
  • Jazz Men Productions Tyler Sayer
  • Lake Charles Dylan Kuehner
  • Lean Wisconsin Zachary Moe
  • Let's Go Film Something! James Compton
  • Limited Batch Productions Kevin Sorice
  • Lone Fort Productions Isaac White
  • Los Hermanos Politicos Dave Lang
  • New Sequence Cory Byers
  • No Name Keychain Bronwyn Ritchie
  • NuxMedia Taylor Nuckolls
  • Petty Cash Media Randy Shinn
  • R&E Productions Amy Witt
  • SR72 Dan Foster
  • Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time Blake Barnes
  • Slow Shed Tara Morton
  • Small Plastic Dinosaurs Jake Hughes
  • Spilt Milk Jamie Simpher
  • Studio C+ Kevin Kersting
  • The Banana Boyes Do Movies Giuseppe Vitellaro
  • Your World Jacob Lucas
  • Z-Side Productions Karen Zelle

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