Grand Cayman 23 - 25 June 2017

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Grand Cayman 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 Grand Cayman 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: any native Final Cut Pro Codec, any native iMovie Codec, Apple ProRES , H.264
  • Media: Data DVD, USB Thumb Drive
  • File Type: Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080), HD 720 (1280x720), SD

Registration Fees

  • 125 KYD/team ends Fri, 23 Jun
Register Your Team Now!

Required Elements

    Announced at Kickoff

Kickoff Event

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 @ 18:00 - 19:00
Camana Bay

Come to Abacus in Camana Bay for some cocktails and food and get your information to start your 48 hour film!

Dropoff Event

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 @ 19:00 - 20:00
by 19:30 to be on-time
Camana Bay

Be there on time to get your film in! 8pm is the final deadline!

Premiere Screenings

Sat, 1 Jul 2017 @ 16:00
The Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman
Grand Cayman

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film for Grand Cayman in only 48 hours.

  • CR8 Cayman Christina Pineda
  • Island Paradise James Scutt
  • MediAnt Ariel Thompson
  • Raving Eejit Entertainment Trevor Murphy
  • Team Mari Mari Abe

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