La Paz, Bolivia 18 - 20 August 2017

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over La Paz and turning it into movie-making madness for 48 hours! Teams of filmmakers have a single weekend - this one - to write, shoot and edit their short films! All completed entries will be unveiled on the big screen, at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for La Paz will be listed on this page after kickoff.
  • Media: You must submit your film according to the formats listed lower on this page.
  • Documents: You must submit releases for all team members, all music, all locations, and any other copyrighted material, as well as a team leader's agreement, a roster, and a certification statement. These forms can be downloaded from on our Production Documents page.
  • Rules: You should make sure that your film complies with our Filmmaking Rules and Competition Rules. If you have questions about the rules, the best place to go is our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • 48HFP Hotline: If you have a question during the filmmaking weekend, call the 48HFP Hotline. The number is on the Kickoff Info Sheet that your team representative was given at the kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film must be dropped off at the location listed on this page.

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!


Elements Genres FAQs


Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264, MPEG-4, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
  • Media: Data DVD, USB Thumb Drive
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.m4v), MPEG 4 (.mp4), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9)
  • Pixel Ratio: Widescreen (16:9)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (23.976)
  • Interlacing: Interlaced, Progressive / NON-Interlaced
  • Audio Codec: WAV (.wav), MPEG4 (.mp4)
  • Audio Bit Rate: 128 kbps
  • Audio Sample Rate: 48 kHz
  • Maximum File Size: 6.0GB (preferred)

Required Elements

  • Character: Federico ó Federica Mamani - Vendedor Ambulante (Federico ó Federica Mamani - Peddler)
  • Prop: una Bandera de la ciudad de La Paz (a La Paz City Flag)
  • Line: "Te lo digo yo, por que tengo la razón" ("I am telling you, because i am right")

Participating Teams

  • Almatómica Adriana Vacaflores
  • Brainstorming Nayme Bustillos
  • Clandestino Daniel Mauricio
  • Cukis Froilán Urzagasti
  • DOCUANDANTES Carlos Andrés Idrobo
  • DreamTeam Productions Juan Pablo Vasquez
  • INT cine Jonathan Antezana
  • Marraqueta Zdenka Orsag
  • Melies Cine Studio Clara Alejo
  • Numen Daniela Salinas
  • Oniris Lotus Dardo Vilar
  • Parásito Sergio Laruta
  • Positive Mind Fabiane Tito
  • Primera Magnitud Films Rodney Alejandro Alarcon Garcia
  • Séptimo Sello Maria Tejerina
  • The Chizos Willy Quiroz
  • Valiko's film Asuncion Daniela Gomez Loayza
  • Viral Cine Agar Burgos

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