Tampa, Florida October 8 - 10, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? October 8 - 10, 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the Tampa, FL 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, Jul 19
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Thu, Sep 30
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 8
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 8, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual Event

*** PLEASE NOTE THIS DATE HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL OCTOBER 8.

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 10, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Oct 20, 2021 @ 7:00pm - 11:00pm
AMC West Shore 14
210 Westshore Plaza, Tampa 33609

*** PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A TENTATIVE DATE. Look for a confirmation coming soon.

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.

  • 2 Dead Crew Clifford Seymour
  • Better Late Than November Christopher Bright
  • Dahlers to Doughnuts Evan Smith
  • Laughing Future Rebecca Goldman
  • MetzNGate TL Westgate
  • Newborn Cinema Hemant Dinkar
  • Nukkad-USA Productions, Inc. Anjani Pandey
  • Shaken Not Stirred Robert Bond
  • Voodoo Films James Crocco
  • World Zomination Returns Ryan Watson
  • space dream koura linda

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