Asheville, North Carolina June 17 - 19, 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 17 - 19, 2016

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 2017 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 7
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 17
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Premiere Screenings

June 21st - 23rd @ 7:00pm and 10:00pm
Asheville Pizza & Brewing
675 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville 28804

Meet and Greet #3, Prepare for Kick-Off!

Thu, Jun 2, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Asheville Brewing Co.
77 Coxe Ave, Asheville 28801

Our last chance to meet and greet before kick-off June 17th!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 17, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 19, 2016
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

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

  • Artivational Julie Whitis
  • Bigger Boat Pictures James Rosario
  • Blood Smoke Spencer Bolin
  • Blue Ridge Fire Adam Olson
  • Bootstrap Films S. D. Soboleski
  • Brostel Media Ryan DuVal
  • Eden Productions Desiree Longworth
  • F-Stop Fitzgerald Ted Kendrick
  • Holiday Travis Johnson
  • Optio Productions Nathanael Rosenberger
  • Team Longshot Craig Robinette
  • Team WPCC Jonathan Crumpler
  • The Coin! John Riselvato
  • Torg Stories Bill Torgerson
  • We Make Pictures Move Aaron Putnam

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