The 48 Hour Film Project

The Boston 48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project comes to Boston on the weekend of May 1st through May 3rd. Filmmakers from all over New England 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, our end-of-year event.

Enter today! Space is limited.

Teams are accepted on a first come, first served basis. Once the initial registration is complete, we will add teams to a waiting list.

Early Bird Registration is $140. Teams must register on or before Monday, April 6th to get this special rate. Regular registration is $160. (If teams register after Tuesday, April 21st they must pay a rate of $175.)

Register for the Boston 48HFP now!

Show Your Love for the 48

Are you participating in our competition this year? Get a 48HFP cover photo for your Facebook page!

Boston 48HFP Events

The Stamina Show

Date  Tuesday, March 24
Time  7pm
Place  The Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville
Notes  Come see films from the most seasoned filmmakers of the Boston 48HFP! We'll watch 14 films from teams who have each done the 48 at least 7 times. The teams to be featured are:
- Castparty Productions
- Charles River Swimming and Diving Team
- Collective Subconscious Productions
- Crazed Weasel Productions
- Echoplanar
- ImprovBoston
- Lyve Media
- Moose Films
- Obnots
- Playomatic Productions
- Robot and the Ready Readies
- Team Bait Shop
- Team Torpor
- Wax Idiotical Films

Many of the filmmakers will be in attendance to answer your questions about their films, so come on out, watch their films, and meet them!

Meet and Greet

Date  Thursday, April 16
Time  7-9pm
Place  The People's Republik, 878 Mass Ave, Cambridge

Recruit folks for your team, find a team to participate with, get advice, share stories, ask Ben and Rachel questions, watch the Red Sox, play darts, or just have a burger or beer!

We'll be taking videos of actors and crew looking for teams, so actors, come with a monologue prepared, and crew, come with your game face on!


Date  Friday, May 1
Time  5:30-7pm
Place  Lir Irish Pub & Restaurant, 903 Boylston Street


Date  Sunday, May 3
Time   (by 7:30pm to be on time!)
Place  Lir Irish Pub & Restaurant, 903 Boylston Street

Premiere Screenings

Date  May 6, 7, and 12
Time  to be announced
Place  Kendall Square Cinema, One Kendall Square, Cambridge

Boston 48HFP Links


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Registered Teams

1 AAA Actor Team, Andrea Lyman
CS50, David Malan
Donut Pirates, lisa aimola
Fat Foot Films, Aaron Bouchard
Fetchaduck Films, Jamie Moschella
First Riverbed Canvas, Tom Kochem
GoGulls Productions, megan yawor
Good Natured Dog Productions, Alecia Orsini
Hoover Products, Ben Heider
Institute Institute, Andrew Thompson
Jack Flash Films, Peter Ferriero
Lyve Media, Frank Flahive
Maquillage Films, Shaun Donahue
MillieCat Productions, Dave Montgomery
Moose Films, David Canfield
Obnots, Joed Polly
Pelham Productions, Jeremy Fraga
Pica Films, Matt Relstab
PS Productions, Santosh Dawesar
Shoot the Moon Films, Curtis Reid
Sneaky Camel Productions, Kat Alix-Gaudreau
Sparkle Motion Pictures, Glen Weinstein
Team Torpor, David Baron
The Java Cats, John Willoughby
The Mason Jars, Sebastian Ruan
The Studio, Nathan Cameron
The Super Secret Improv Collective, Dave Galloway
The Troglodytes, Nicholas Agri
Unfinished Draught, Mike Nichols
Until Further Notice, Paul Ezzy
Weekend Warriors, Brandon Cardwell