The 48 Hour Film Project

The Durban 48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project comes to Durban on the weekend of 10 - 12 October 2014. Filmmakers from all over the Durban 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.

Enter today! Space is limited.

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

Regular registration is R1,000. The final day of registration is 9 October (Thursday).

Register for the Durban 48 Hour Film Project now!

Durban 48HFP Events

Pre-Competition Networking Event

Date  27 September (Saturday)
Time  11am
Place  TBC, TBC
Notes  A pre-competition networking event will be held two weeks before the competition, on 27 September. The event will begin at 11am. Filmmakers are encouraged to attend this event because important competition information will be shared. It is also an additional opportunity for people to network. For those who are not in teams and want to join a team, this is the event to do it at. There are a lot of people who are interested in entering but do not have a team, so join us on 27 September and you may just find the dream team you've been looking for.


Date  10 October (Friday)
Time  to be announced
Place  to be announced


Date  12 October (Sunday)
Time  to be announced (by 19:30 to be on time!)
Place  to be announced

Premiere Screenings

Date  20, 22, 23 October
Time  20:00
Place  Suncoast CineCentre, Suncoast Casino & Entertainment World

Awards Ceremony

Date  8 November (Saturday)
Time  18:00 for 18:30
Place  to be announced

Wrap Party

Date  8 November (Saturday)
Time  21:00 until late
Place  to be announced

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Photo by Abhi Indrarajan.

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