Charlotte, North Carolina August 17 - 19, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 17 - 19, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Charlotte, NC 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 Registration Opens: Tuesday, June 12

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 23
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 7
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 17
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 17, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Light Factory
1817 Central Avenue, Charlotte 28205

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 19, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time
The Light Factory
1817 Central Avenue, Charlotte 28205

Premiere Screenings

Sat, Aug 25, 2018
Booth Playhouse

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