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The 48 Hour Film Project Returns for 2022

With In-Person Screenings. See your film on the big screen!

How to 48 in 5 easy steps:

  1. Put your team together--friends, fellow filmmakers, like-minded creatives
  2. Register for your city's 48 Hour Film Project
  3. Receive your genre, character, prop and line at Kickoff
  4. Make a movie and have fun! You have 48 Hours to write, shoot and edit a short
  5. Upload your film by the deadline and make plans to attend the screening.

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 2023. View the full list.




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How good can a film actually be if you only have 48 hours to make it?

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Featured 48HFP Films

"Masterclass" by Team Tonger Leeuwarden, NL 48HFP 2018

"El Águila de Oro" by Roble Films Bogota, CO 48HFP 2018

"The Last Image" by Deer B-lack Beirut, LB 48HFP 2018

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   On April 29, the 48 Hour Film Project kicks off in Jacksonville and Madison in the US, and in Arnhem, Netherlands and Lisbon internationally.  Thousands of filmmakers and would-be filmmakers undertake this filmmaking adventure each year.  Why? Because the 48HFP takes creatives, gives them an experience, sets them on a path to future success and leads to recognition and careers.   The 48HFP is for filmmakers of all levels becaus... read more

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