Buffalo, New York August 7 - 9, 2015

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 7 - 9, 2015

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

Filmmakers from all over the Buffalo, NY 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 2016 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2016, Court Métrage.


Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $140 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 13
  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 28
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 7
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Epic Movie Trivia Meet and Greet

Mon, Jul 6, 2015 @ 8:00pm
Epic Restaurant
431 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo 14222
Show up early because teams will be chosen at random to encourage conversation and help people find a new 48 Hour Team and filmmakers to find cast and crew. There will be many prizes like DVDs, Film Swag bags and much more. We will also be showing past 48 Hour Films on the TV in the restaurant. If you have a 48 Hour Film from past years and would like us to show it please send a link to buffalo48hour@gmail.com

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 7, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 9, 2015
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10
Group A: Wed, Aug 12, 2015 @ 11:30am
Group B: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 @ 11:30am
North Park Theatre
1428 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo 14216

Participating Teams

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

  • BeWILdered Media Productions Brandyn Williams
  • Krullstudios shawn farrell
  • Team BMVM Terry Kimmel

Films from Previous Years

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