The 48 Hour Film Project

The Madison 48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project comes to Madison on the weekend of April 25 - 27, 2014. Filmmakers from all over the Madison 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.

If teams register after Tuesday, April 15 they must pay a rate of $175.

Register for the Madison 48 Hour Film Project now!

Madison 48HFP Events


Date  Friday, April 25
Time  6:00pm - 7:00pm
Place  Electric Earth Cafe, 546 W Washington Ave Madison, WI 53703
Notes  3...2....1... Kickoff!!! Your wild, sleepless, crazy fun, weekend starts NOW.


Date  Sunday, April 27
Time  6:30pm-8:30pm (by 7:30pm to be on time!)
Place  Jade Monkey Cocktail Lounge, 109 Cottage Grove Rd, Madison, WI 53716
Notes  Press eject and put the mouse down. Time is up and you are about to hit every red light from your house to the Jade Monkey... so leave NOW.

Premiere Screenings

Date  Thursday, May 1
Time  7:00pm and 9:00pm
Place  Sundance Cinemas

Best Of Screening

Date  Friday, May 9
Time  5:30pm-7:30pm
Place  High Noon Saloon, 701 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53703
Tickets  $5 (cash only)
Notes  Two days. A mere 48 hours. What can you make in a weekend? For participants in the eighth annual 48 Hour Film Project-Madison, the task was to create a short film from scratch during the weekend of April 25th-27th. And now the results are in! Come see the Best of the Best 48 Hour Film Project-Madison 2014 films! And find out who will be awarded, "Madison's Best!"

Madison 48HFP Links


Photo by Dori Diskuto.

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Registered Teams

Bad Example Productions, David Kaye
Cap City Productions, Garrick Hollenbeck
Clear Light Media, Matthew Blackwood
Cross Word Films, Warren Matson
Director's Cut, Samantha Quill
Epic Film Crew, Alex Nelson
Filament Games, Dan White
Firmament Films, Chris Moehr
Fueled by Red, Ellen Weaver
Hollywood Badgers , Jason Schwartz
Infinite Panther, Brian Kaufman
Key Media Entertainment, Michael Keeney
Luke and Nick Productions, Nicholas Ritz
Madison Media Independent, Alex Kudrna
Maxout Productions, John Jesudason
Moonspinners, Paige Brien
Nice Melons Films, William Loper
Oven Mitt Productions, Chris Lang
Phantom Moth Productions, Nicolas Alexander
Project Famous Films, Kelly Lajter
Public Image Media, Gregory Kuper
RGBeasts, Emmalee Pearson
Rip Productions, Josh Mallet
Smoking Monkey, Anthony Wood
Soon to be Named 48hr. film team, Jeff Blankenship
Studio 88, Sam Sorenson
Team RAD, Jordan Biagomala
WeHaveNo Studios, AJ Dellinger
ZenLyke Productions, Jim Lyke