The 48 Hour Film Project

The Cleveland 48 Hour Film Project

Returning in 2014

The 48 Hour Film Project will return to Cleveland the weekend of July 11 - 13, 2014. Filmmakers from all over the Cleveland 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 for the title "Best 48 Hour Film of 2014".

Registration opens Tuesday, May 6. Early Bird Registration is $140. Teams must register on or before Monday, June 16 to get this special rate. Regular registration is $160. If teams register after Tuesday, July 1 they must pay a rate of $175.

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Click here for the results of the Cleveland 48HFP 2013.

Cleveland 48HFP Events

48HFPCLE 2014 Kickoff Party

Date  Wednesday, April 30
Time  6:30pm - 9:30pm
Place  Liquid, 1212 West 6th St. Cleveland OH 44113
Notes  Kick off the 2014 48HFPCLE season at Liquid! Network with filmmakers, crew up for your 48HFP team, and learn more about this year's competition. We have a some BIG announcements including a special film invitational for our top teams from this year's summer 48HFP, the return of the 48HFP Horror Project, and the location of next year's Filmapalooza (hint: you'll be rubbing elbows with A-listers the whole week)!

We're also going to recognize some of last year's winners by screening a short selection of 48HFP films from 2013. We'll have a limited number of appetizers courtesy of Liquid, plus they'll have these great specials:
$10 12oz NY Strip Steak dinner with baked potato & salad
Half off beer, cocktails & wine 4pm-9pm

This event is FREE to attend. Please RSVP via Facebook: We hope to see you there!


Date  Friday, July 11
Time  6:00pm - 7:00pm
Place  to be announced


Date  Sunday, July 13
Time  to be announced (by 7:30pm to be on time!)
Place  to be announced

Premiere Screenings

Date  TBD
Time  to be announced
Place  Tower City Cinemas, 230 Huron Rd., Cleveland OH 44113
Notes  Dates & times for the screenings will be officially announced soon!

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