Des Moines, Iowa July 21 - 23, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 21 - 23, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the Des Moines, IA 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

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jun 26
  • Regular: $178 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 11
  • Late: $198 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 21
Register Your Team Now!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 21, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 23, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Aug 2, 2017
Fleur Cinema
4545 Fleur Drive, Des Moines 50321

Participating Teams

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

  • 1 MAYHEM NATION Kevin Tobey
  • Bad Medicine Films Brad Seidenfeld
  • BOSS BITCH Andrea Markowski
  • Civil Union Gabriel Tejeda
  • Jump The Shark Dayton Hayes
  • One Genome Short Productions Gabriel Rowold
  • Poplar Production Joshua Weber
  • Shrieking Tree Justin Norman
  • Tiny Explosions Patrick Boberg
  • Trans-Iowa Canal Company Les Roth

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