Cleveland, Ohio July 10 - 12, 2015

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 10 - 12, 2015

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

Filmmakers from all over the Cleveland, OH 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 2016 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2016, Court Métrage.


Registration Fees

  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 7
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 10
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 10, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hotcards World Headquarters
2400 Superior Avenue, Cleveland 44114

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 12, 2015 @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Hotcards World Headquarters
2400 Superior Avenue, Cleveland 44114

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Wed, Jul 22, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Wed, Jul 22, 2015 @ 9:30pm
Group C: Thu, Jul 23, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Capitol Theatre
1390 West 65th Street, Cleveland 44102

Best Of Screening

Tue, Aug 4, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Capitol Theatre
1390 West 65th Street, Cleveland 44102

Participating Teams

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

  • Aldous Mustache Jeffrey Lange
  • Black Rose Productions Dani Venen
  • Cardboard Camera Stephen Schlaack
  • Chudrucker Sam Fasano
  • Cosmic Octopus Daniel Clement
  • Dreamer Films Megan Zallar
  • Films in Space Productions Anthony Taylor
  • FNA Productions Len Ganley
  • Focal Point Pictures Peter Matuszewski
  • G and G Media Goup Al Griffin & David Gutter
  • Gone Fishin' Productions Chris Bilecki
  • Green Screen Warriors Rob Troxell
  • Harper Productions Antonio Harper
  • J-Crew Johnny Wu
  • KePa Productions Pauline Nowakowski & Kevin Taylor
  • Labyrinth Films Julie Simon
  • Lakeside Studios John B. Frenden
  • Lone Buzzard Filmworks Logan Fry
  • Lu Korvette Productions Lucas Horvat
  • Maple Films Dustin Lee
  • my Albatross David Thonnings
  • red Bicycle Media James Pizarro
  • Red Kurtain Productions Jessie DeLap
  • Ring-A-DingDing Productions John Burgio
  • Sadness Train Kyle Wertz
  • Searchbox Productions Daniel Rodriguez-Patton
  • Suffering Spinach Productions Arina Băjan-Zaciu
  • ThatCity Productions Nnabike Okaro
  • Top of the World Productions Cornell Calhoun III
  • Tri-C Gina Brinker
  • TriggFX Scott Szego & Richard Trigg
  • Valley View Productions Mike Hricik
  • Velvet Buck Productions Donn Nottage
  • Wabi-sabi brian difrancisco
  • White Midnight Scott Brosius

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