Cape Town, South Africa 19 - 21 August 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? 19 - 21 August 2016

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

Filmmakers from all over the Cape Town, ZA 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 Registration Opens: Tuesday, 14 June

  • Early Bird: R1000 ZAR/team ends Mon, 25 Jul
  • Regular: R1200 ZAR/team ends Fri, 19 Aug

Premiere Screenings

27 & 28 August

Kickoff Event

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 @ 18:00 - 19:00

Dropoff Event

Sun, 21 Aug 2016
by 19:30 to be on-time

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