Chicago, Illinois July 13 - 15, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 13 - 15, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Chicago, IL 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

  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 3
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 13
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 13, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Magnanimous Media Studio Two
2255 South Michigan Avenue 2E, Chicago 60616

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 15, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Magnanimous Media Studio Two
2255 South Michigan Avenue 2E, Chicago 60616

Premiere Screenings

Sun, Jul 29, 2018
Music Box Theater
3733 N Southport Ave, Chicago 60613

Participating Teams

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

  • (555) 555 - 5555 Kevin Hricik
  • 13O4 Rupanshi Didwania
  • 31219 Productions Christopher Magura
  • Alley Cake Films Erik Scanlon
  • Angry Tree Films JC Farris
  • Aspire Productions Benjamin Young
  • Aunty Whiskers & gulla0 Harsha Gullapalli
  • Back 40 Productions Mitch Apley
  • BearCat Productions Hannah Ii-Epstein
  • CHUD Productions Patrick O'Sullivan
  • Centerseat Production Erik Kratzer
  • DON'T PAY Jared Bohlken
  • Demo Duck Sam Powell
  • Emulsion Remsy Atassi
  • Entertainment Buffet Brandon Prosek
  • Eschflix Reba Eschmann
  • F.A.M Forward Arts Movement Naima Dawson
  • Filmmakers in action Stephen Patterson
  • Free Spirit Media Sarah Oberholtzer
  • Fumo77 Anthony Fumarolo
  • Fuzzy Planet Films DJ Gierhart
  • Gately Productions Vijay Sarathi
  • Hela's Hand Productions Cameron Davis
  • Hyasite Phranque Wright
  • Kick A Rock Sergio Torres
  • Lost In Post Kristen McCabe
  • Majestic3 Annette Galloway
  • Make It Up Media Kyle Mantegna
  • Maplight Filmworks Kristen Lux
  • MixbagofNutts Travon Printis
  • Morning Run Austin Hansen
  • Old Man Productions Paige Kennedy
  • Peridot Films Amrita Chavan
  • Playa Peligrosa Cameron Downing
  • Saint Nick's 2.0 Al Adducci
  • Serf Bums Jango Eles
  • Surging Films Billy Surges
  • Team Name Lucian Orsinger
  • Team S'mores Alex Srednoselac
  • Time, A Flat Circle Tim Ferrari
  • Ugly Sweater Entertainment Spiro Siavelis
  • Van Bishop Ben Gibson
  • Wabash and Jackson Kristine Kruse
  • crushing Jose Jaime

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