Boston, Massachusetts May 4 - 6, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? May 4 - 6, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Boston, MA 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: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Apr 9
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Apr 24
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, May 4
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Kickoff Event

Fri, May 4, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lir Irish Pub & Restaurant
903 Boylston Street, Boston 02115

Dropoff Event

Sun, May 6, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Lir Irish Pub & Restaurant
903 Boylston Street, Boston 02115

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Mon, May 14, 2018
Group B: Mon, May 14, 2018
Group C: Tue, May 15, 2018
Group D: Tue, May 15, 2018
The Somerville Theatre
55 Davis Square, Somerville

Participating Teams

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

  • Broken Compass Videos Joe Finnerty
  • Extra Medium Steve Lewis
  • GoGulls Productions megan yawor
  • Hands Brerra Christopher Brown
  • Hive Media Frank Flahive
  • Hoover Products Ben Heider
  • Moose Films David Canfield
  • Obnots Joed Polly
  • Red Wine With FIsh Bob Leader
  • Self Implode Chris Dryer
  • Snaggletoof Productions Richard Williams
  • Team Cyclops-Snowman Jenifer Stockdale
  • Team Swamp Man Brett Melican
  • The Royal Society for Putting People On Top of Other People Alan deLespinasse
  • Top Feeg Joseph LaRocca
  • Unclear Advantage Peter Wallace
  • Wax Idiotical Films Kyp Pilalas

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