Buffalo, New York August 19 - 21, 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 19 - 21, 2016

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 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

  • Early Bird: $140 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 25
  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 9
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 19
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Premiere Screenings

August 31 and September 1
Dipson Theatres Inc., Eastern Hills Mall Cinema
4545 Transit Rd, Buffalo 14221

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 19, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 21, 2016
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

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

  • BMC Bridget Schaefer
  • Chaparral Group Chris Santucci
  • Dark Labs Mike Raisch
  • Fighting Mongoose Kevin Minorczyk
  • Future Self Productions Adam Kreutinger
  • Lifeboat Productions Robert Kolb
  • Partially Submerged Elephants Travis Carlson
  • Shoebox Cinema Kevin Bohner
  • True Intent Akram Shibly

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