Asheville, North Carolina June 15 - 17, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 15 - 17, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Asheville, NC 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

  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 5
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 15
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Meet & Greet at New Belgium

Wed, May 30, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
New Belgium Tasting Room
21 Craven St. Asheville

It's time to meet fellow filmmakers before it's too late. Join us at the New Belgium tasting room if you're thirsty to make art.

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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 15, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 17, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Tue, Jun 19, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Group A: Wed, Jun 20, 2018 @ 10:00pm
Group B: Tue, Jun 19, 2018 @ 10:00pm
Group B: Wed, Jun 20, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Asheville Pizza & Brewing
675 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville 28804

Screening Groups

Group A Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 @ 10:00pm

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Alone in a Crowd Productions Aidan Weaver
  • Blue Ridge Fire Brooks Wallace
  • Copper Still Films Mark Keady
  • dMp Dale Metz
  • Films4Jesus Braethun Bharathae-Lane
  • G.A.G Reel Productions Grant Gourley
  • PB&J Films Phillip Lehn
  • Soul-jurs of Light Productions Jonathan Henry
  • Team Funky Chicken Richard Bergh
  • Team UNCA Anne Slatton

Group B Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 10:00pm
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 @ 7:00pm

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Cat Fly Ted Kendrick
  • Dandelion Alligator Steve Garguilo
  • Electric Eclectic Tara O'Loughlin
  • Newfound Films Dustin Abernathy
  • Old Red Beak Productions Aaron Shirley
  • Optio Productions Optio Productions
  • Rainbow Juice Productions Mike Taubman
  • Stardead Films chad goss
  • Team Long Shot Noble Robinette

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