Buffalo, New York August 7 - 9, 2015

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Buffalo and turning it into movie-making madness for 48 hours! Teams of filmmakers have a single weekend - this one - to write, shoot and edit their short films! All completed entries will be unveiled on the big screen, at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Buffalo will be listed on this page after kickoff.
  • Media: You must submit your film according to the formats listed on this page.
  • Documents: You must submit releases for all team members, all music, all locations, and any other copyrighted material, as well as a team leader's agreement, a roster, and a certification statement. These forms can be downloaded from on our Production Documents page.
  • Rules: You should make sure that your film complies with our Filmmaking Rules and Competition Rules. If you have questions about the rules, the best place to go is our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • 48HFP Hotline: If you have a question during the filmmaking weekend, call the 48HFP Hotline. The number is on the Kickoff Info Sheet that your team representative was given at the kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film must be dropped off at the location listed on this page.

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!


Registration Fees

  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 7
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Required Elements

    Announced at Kickoff

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 7, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pierce Arrow Film Arts Center
1685 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo 14207

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 9, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Pierce Arrow Film Arts Center
1685 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo 14207

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10
Group A: Sat, Aug 15, 2015 @ 11:30am
Group B: Sun, Aug 16, 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.

  • A Major Films Yale Fried
  • BeWILdered Media Productions Brandyn Williams
  • Bojangals Jason Jurewicz
  • Carabel Pictures Hernan Caraballo
  • Dark Labs Mike Raisch
  • Future Self Productions Adam Kreutinger
  • Fuzzy Logic Inc Stephen Howe
  • Indie Riot Jerry Theresanathan
  • Jackson Proof Michael Thompson
  • Klipster Films Justin A Chortie
  • Krullstudios shawn farrell
  • Point and Shoot Dave Lesinski
  • Reciprocity Terry Fisher
  • Scale Productions Matt Stickland
  • Shoebox Cinema Kevin Bohner
  • Slight of Film Robert Sawyer
  • SWG Productions Danielle Morgera
  • Team BMVM Terry Kimmel
  • The Fighting Mongoose Kevin Minorczyk
  • The Perlicue Lens Mark Pasqualotto
  • Travis Carlson Pictures Travis Carlson
  • W.F.F Matt Lenox

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