Cleveland, Ohio July 14 - 16, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 14 - 16, 2017

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 2018 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2018, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Wed, Jul 5
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 14
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 14, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Shore Cultural Center
291 East 222nd St., Euclid OH 44123

Kickoff will be held in Community Room 125 on the first floor.

All registered teams will assemble for the Kickoff of the 10th Anniversary of the Cleveland 48HFP! Each team will draw a slip of paper and choose one of the two different genres listed to make their film. Then right before 7:00pm, we'll announce the character, line of dialogue, and prop that need to be included in everyone's films.

From there, it's a race to get the films completed in just 48 hours!

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 16, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 @ 9:30pm
Group C: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Group D: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 @ 9:30pm
Atlas Cinemas Lakeshore 7
22624 Lakeshore Blvd, Euclid 44123

Watch the world premier films from the 10th anniversary of the Cleveland 48 Hour Film Project!

Best Of Screening

Wed, Aug 9, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Atlas Cinemas Lakeshore 7
22624 Lakeshore Blvd, Euclid 44123

Watch a selection of the top films from this year's 48 Hour Film Project. Awards will immediately follow the screening, with a wrap party to conclude the evening.

Wrap Party

Wed, Aug 9, 2017 @ 9:00pm

Celebrate with filmmakers, cast, and crew at our wrap party to conclude this year's 48 Hour Film Project. Location TBA. Immediately following Best Of screening and Awards Ceremony at Atlas Cinemas Lakeshore 7.

Participating Teams

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

  • A Velvet Tot Production John Spalding
  • Aldous Mustache Jeffrey Lange
  • Black Rose Productions Dani Venen
  • Cashbox Productions Elizabeth Tipton
  • CLEver Productions Joseph Fiorella
  • Cold Robot Studios Steven Beller
  • Cosmic Octopus Daniel Clement
  • Dark Horses Productions Pauline Nowakowski
  • Films In Space Productions Anthony Taylor
  • FNA Productions Ellen Luckoski
  • Garage Creative Dave McLean
  • Ghetto Kids Big Dreams Productions Marc Moore
  • Gone Fishin' Productions Chris Bilecki
  • Green Screen Avengers Rob Troxell
  • Happy Dog Studios Dan Edwards
  • HighSaun-Calhoun Films Cornell Calhoun III
  • J-Crew Johnny Wu
  • Joatee Joseph Rini
  • KTFilms Kevin Taylor
  • Maple Films Dustin Lee
  • Midnight Monster Thaddeus Minnick
  • Red Kurtain Productions Jessie DeLap
  • Rephase Films Lauren Voss
  • Suffering Spinach Arina Băjan-Zaciu
  • Szego Films Scott Szego
  • TMB Productions Josh Robinson
  • West 10G Productions Antonio Harper
  • White Midnight Scott Brosius
  • Wind Torn Pictures Lucas deJeu
  • Wyld Stallyns Nina Hummel
  • Z Zero Films Paul Zakrzewski

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