Cleveland, Ohio October 16 - 18, 2015

Get Ready for A Spooky Challenge!

The weekend? October 16 - 18, 2015

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

Do you like to be scared? Do you love Hitchcock? Bring on the fake blood and the rumbling undercurrent sound effect and get ready for a weekend you won't forget.

Filmmakers from all over the Cleveland, OH area will compete to see who can make the best horror short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will screen at Filmapalooza 2016.

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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 16

Repeat Offender? Participants that registered a team for the regular 48HFP during the previous 12 months will receive a $25 USD discount. Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Horror Project FREE online webinar

Thu, Oct 8, 2015 @ 7:00pm - 8:00pm
online registration

Ask questions about the 48HFP, learn more about this year's Horror Project events, explore best practices for your 48HFP weekend, and connect with other filmmakers during this online event. Registration is free, but please sign up in advance at

Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 16, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 18, 2015 @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Wed, Oct 28, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Wed, Oct 28, 2015 @ 9:30pm
Tower City Cinemas
230 W Huron Rd, Cleveland 44113

Horror Project Awards/Wrap Party

Thu, Nov 5, 2015

Awards Ceremony/Wrap Party for the 2015 Cleveland 48HFP Horror Project. Time & location TBD.

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
  • eMpTy-Light-Pack Michael Trivisonno
  • Gone Fishin' Productions Chris Bilecki
  • Green Screen Avengers Rob Troxell
  • J-Crew Johnny Wu
  • Labyrinth Films Julie Simon
  • LEC Majors Sarah Escandon
  • NXNE(northbynortheast) Productions Jared Sobotka
  • Ring-A-DingDing Productions John Burgio
  • Szego Films Scott Szego
  • Team Tri-C Gina Brinker
  • Till You Bleed Jason Maz
  • TriggFX Richard Trigg
  • Uncanny Films Paul Zakrzewski
  • Valley View Productions Mike Hricik
  • Velvet Buck Productions Donn Nottage
  • White Midnight Scott Brosius
  • White-Out Productions Kevin White

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