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Welcome to the 48 Hour Film Project press room, where you'll find all the information you will need to enhance your coverage of the world's largest timed filmmaking competition.

For media inquiries or to arrange an interview with co-founders Liz Langston and Mark Ruppert, please contact:

Liz Langston: +1-202-285-5166




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New To The 48? Filmmaking Weekends Participating Cities Frequently Asked Questions

Current Tour

In 2015 the 48HFP will visit more than 130 cities where more than 60,000 people will make short films.

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Teams and Filmmakers

We've had about 30,000 teams in the Project over the years, and at 13 people per team, that translates to roughly 394,000 people who have answered the call to come on out and make a movie!

Around the World

The Project has truly spread to the four corners of the globe. Filmmakers from Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas will compete to see who can make the best short film in a weekend.

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One Big Experiment

The 48HFP had it's start as a filmmaking experiment between friends. Who knew back then that it would grow to become a global phenomenon?!?

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First Line of Dialogue

In the very first project ever, the required line was: I made you who you are, and I can just as easily break you.

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Smallest Team

Our smallest team has consisted of one person who sets up the camera then runs around to be on-camera.

Our Largest Team

Our largest team to date was a team from Albuquerque with 116 people and 30 horses!

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