Calling All Horror Film Fans...
48 hour filmmaking with a scary twist!!

Introducing something new...

The 48 Hour Film Horror Project is here for the very first time to scare the living the daylights out of you! Check out the tour dates to the left to see if we're visiting a city near you.

Do you like to be scared? Do you like to laugh? Do you love Hitchcock? Bring on the fake blood and the rumbling undercurrent sound effect and get ready for a weekend you won't forget.

A Macabre Weekend of Filmmaking Fun

The 48 Hour Film Horror Project is a creative contest where teams of filmmakers create a horror film in a single weekend. Teams will be given certain elements to incorporate into their short film and 48 hours - the rest is up to them.

Horror Film Project: How Does It Work?

The 48 Hour Film Horror Project is very similar to the standard 48HFP - the biggest difference being that everyone will be making a short horror film.

The project weekend will kickoff on a Friday evening and all films are due back Sunday evening. Filmmakers and their friends/family will be able to help to celebrate their accomplishments via a screening soon to follow.

All creative work for the video must be done in the official 48 hour time frame. Films must be 3 - 6 minutes long with an additional minute allowed for credits.

Check Out the Rules

Horror Film Project: The Details

Required Elements

Following our traditional 48 Hour Film Project rules, teams will get a set of elements that they must incorporate into their film.

Here are some possible required elements:

  • Character
  • Genre
  • Line of Dialogue
  • Location
  • Prop
  • Weapon