Filmapalooza 2018 Events

Paris, France March 6 - 9, 2018

Parlez-vous Filmapalooza?

That's right, we're excited to announce that Filmapalooza 2018 -- our annual international film festival, including Film Screenings (the 2017 48HFP Best Films!), Virtual Reality Presentations, Workshops, Networking, Parties and the 2017 Awards Celebration -- will be held in the City of Light - Paris, France. France is the birthplace of film (Merci, Lumiere Brothers!) and Paris has been the location of choice for hundreds of films. (Amelie, Jason Bourne, The Lady and the Tramp).

Early Bird Registration Fees
ends Monday January 8

  • 48HFP 2017 City Winner: $230 USD
  • 48 Hour Filmmaker: $248 USD
  • General Admission: $299 USD
Ready to Register?

Can the Team Leader transfer his/her Free Festival Badge?

Yes, if the Team Leader cannot attend, he/she may transfer the badge to a teammate. Just provide the special code to the teammate.

Only one Free Festival Badge per team.


Do winning team members get a discount?

Yes, the best pricing is for the winning teams. They receive a bigger discount than the regular 48HFP and a significant discount compared to the regular price.

The other way to save is purchase your pass early.


When will my film screen?

City winning films will screen on Wednesday and Thursday, March 7 & 8, at the Forum des Images.

An exact schedule will be announced no later than January 21.


What is included with the Festival Badge?

It is a packed, fun-filled four days! With the Festival Badge, you get access to all Filmapalooza events, including:

  • Opening Night at Cinema Louxor
  • Screenings at Forum des Images: The 2017 48HFP Best Films from 120 cities!
  • Social and networking events: meet filmmakers from around the world!
  • Filmmaking Workshops
  • Virtual Reality Presentations
  • The Best of 2017 48HFP Screening
  • And, the piece de resistance, the Gala 2017 48HFP Awards Celebration at the Hotel de Ville de Paris!

Can you buy tickets to individual events/screenings?

Possibly. First priority is given to Badge holders.

We hope to announce by February if there are enough tickets available to sell on an individual event basis.


Can you buy a ticket to the Best of 48HFP Screening/Awards Gala?

Again, possibly. It depends on availability.

The only way to ensure admittance to all events is by purchasing a festival pass.


Is there an official Filmapalooza Hotel?

We are working on finalizing the details of this.

We expect to announce the headquarters hotel by December 1.


What part of Paris do the events take place?

The Forum des Images is located in the Forum des Halles at 2 rue du Cinema, 75001 Paris.

  • Forum des Halles is a mall with many stores and it sits on top of Chatelet Metro Station.
  • It is a direct RER train from Charles de Gualle Airport to Chatelet.

When will there be more information about the schedule and workshops?

We are working on finalizing the schedule

We expect to have more information by mid-January.


Regular Registration Fees
ends Monday February 5

  • 48HFP 2017 City Winner: $255 USD
  • 48 Hour Filmmaker: $275 USD
  • General Admission: $325 USD

Late Registration Fees
ends Tuesday March 6

  • 48HFP 2017 City Winner: $280 USD
  • 48 Hour Filmmaker: $299 USD
  • General Admission: $350 USD

Filmapalooza 2018

Who: 48HFP Filmmakers World-Wide
What: Best 48 Hour Films of 2017
Where: Paris, France
When: Tue Mar 6 - Fri Mar 9
Why: Networking, Parties & Fun

What is Filmapalooza?

Screenings (150 films)
VR Presentations (new this year)
Networking
Parties
Awards--including Best Film of 2017

Mark your calendars now, to join us at Filmapalooza March 6 - 9, 2018. The France 48HFP Producer, Olivier Dussausse, and his team are putting together a schedule that will not only celebrate all of the Best 48 Hour Films from around the world, but will give you a visit to Paris that you will never forget.


Tentative Schedule

Further details will be added in the coming weeks.

Tuesday, March 6

  • Registration officially opens
  • Welcome Reception
  • Special 48HFP Screening: Cinema Louxor

Wednesday/Thursday, March 7 - 8

  • Official Theater: Forum des Images
  • 48HFP 2017 Official Screenings!! featuring the best 48 hour films from all around the world
  • Parties/Receptions at night

Friday, March 9

  • Filmmaking workshops
  • Best of the 2017 48HFP Screening
  • Awards Ceremony & Party: Hotel de Ville


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