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Hitchcock, Spielberg, Coppola & You!

• In this adrenaline filled competition you have one weekend to make a short film.

• Your film will premiere on the big screen for a live theater audience and be seen by top judges.

• Winners are invited to Filmapalooza - our international film festival

• Top films are screened at the Cannes Short Film Corner.

What Genre Will You Draw?

Your filmmaking weekend begins by drawing two genres from a hat. Pick one to use or combine them both.

Here are a few sample genres for 2020. View the full list.


Drama

Horror

Sci Fi

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Secrets To Writing A Killer 48HFP Screenplay (FREE e-book)

Screenwriter and author Sharon Y. Cobb has sold a dozen screenplays to Hollywood and published multiple novels. In this free e-book, she breaks down step-by-step everything you'll need to write a killer screenplay for your 48HFP film:  How to write using the people and resources available to you Exactly what you can and cannot do to prepare prior to your 48HFP filmmaking weekend How to write better under the pressure of a deadline The five essential questions you ... read more

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