Adelaide, Australia 2 - 4 November 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? 2 - 4 November 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Adelaide, AU 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 2019 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2019 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $150 AUD/team ends Mon, 8 Oct
  • Regular: $170 AUD/team ends Tue, 23 Oct
  • Late: $190 AUD/team ends Fri, 2 Nov
Register Your Team Now!

Writing for the 48HFP with Mark Knight: Meet & Greet #2

Mon, 29 Oct 2018 @ 17:30
BASEM3NT
15-17 Featherstone Place
Join us for a special pre-competition event with Mark Knight, Head of Development at Storynerds.

In this free workshop & networking event, Mark will discuss screenwriting tips and best practices, and how to use the 48 Hour Film Project requirements to your advantage. In Mark’s words, “the rules were made to be followed.” In such a short production timeframe, story is the most important element of your film to get right.

Mark is a script and story consultant, and Head of Development at Storynerds. Mark has developed Television projects for Red Bull Media House, Canal +, BBC/BBC America, ITV, FX Canada, and The SyFy Chanel (US). His television work has included developing the anthology series "The 543", and "Mythic Tales" in Canada. Scripted reality programming in the UK and the original feature films "Harry's First Flight" and "Mission Belle". Mark has provided coverage to over 2500 scripts and consulted on over 200 projects.

This event will be held at Basm3nt on Featherstone Place in the city, beer and wine will be available. Join us for one last get together before we kick off the 48HFP competition that weekend! This is a great opportunity to link up with a team if you haven’t already done so or to get some last minute advice for your 48HFP weekend. We also encourage actors to attend this event if they have not yet been cast on a team.

All are welcome, we hope to see you there!
RSVP via facebook

Kickoff Event

Fri, 2 Nov 2018 @ 18:00 - 19:00
The Stag Public House
299 Rundle Street, Adelaide, SA

Dropoff Event

Sun, 4 Nov 2018 @ 17:00 - 21:00
by 19:30 to be on-time
The Stag Public House
299 Rundle Street, Adelaide, SA

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Tue, 13 Nov 2018
Group B: Tue, 13 Nov 2018
Group C: Wed, 14 Nov 2018
Group D: Wed, 14 Nov 2018
GU Film House
128 Hinley Street, Adelaide, SA

Best Of Screening

Sat, 24 Nov 2018
GU Film House
128 Hinley Street, Adelaide, SA

Participating Teams

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

  • Amateur Hour Aaron Finan
  • Amazon Alexa Mini™ Jason Yablon
  • Atmosphere Video Productions Steven Cooke
  • Bearded Blonde Productions Chanelle Le Roux
  • Beyond the Books Monty Clark
  • Blitz-Gen Films Benjamin Krieg
  • Corbeau au four Neil Jacobs
  • Cornerstone Alliance Narayan Ramchandani
  • Cowboy Toy Tom Reilly
  • Cyprinus Roshan Liu
  • Free Hashtags Kirk Cameron
  • Grand Order Pictures Kent Man
  • Juvenescence Reema Saad
  • LeadingLine Marc Clement
  • Like a blind man reading, we're feelin' it Lucy Martin
  • Mi gente Luis Gozalo
  • Room 409 Tim Carlier
  • SCUTI Nick Buckland
  • Sourced Up Talent Alpha Mark Cherrett
  • Sourced Up Talent Bravo Mark Cherrett
  • Sourced Up Talent Foxtrot Michael Wilkop
  • The Dee Cees Ren Williams
  • The Family Unit Marina Barbaro
  • The Fellas productions Max Hammerstein
  • Thebarton Senior College Matt Paxton
  • Where's Tess? Bronte Sunners

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