Johannesburg, South Africa 11 - 13 September 2015

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? 11 - 13 September 2015

The challenge? To make a film in only 48 hours!

Filmmakers from all over the Johannesburg, ZA 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 at Filmapalooza 2016 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2016, Court Métrage.

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Registration Fees

  • Regular: R1200 ZAR/team ends Fri, 11 Sep
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pre kick off weekend workshop

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 @ 22:00 - 13:00
Goethe Institute
119 Jan Smuts Avenue, Randburg, 2193, South Africa

Come and join us for an easy going workshop with loads of tips and even a few comic moments to get you ready for the crazy weekend ahead!!!

Kickoff Event

Fri, 11 Sep 2015 @ 18:00 - 19:00
City Vasity Cinema
125 Simmonds Street, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa

Please come early! There will be some media wanting to chat and possibly look for teams to follow during the filming weekend.

Dropoff Event

Sun, 13 Sep 2015 @ 17:00 - 22:00
by 19:30 to be on-time
The Irish Club
Cnr Salerno Road & 5th Ave Randburg 2195 South Africa

Cash bar until further notice. Grab a drink to celebrate the completion of your film! Snacks menu available.

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: R30
Group A: Wed, 16 Sep 2015
Group B: Wed, 16 Sep 2015
Group C: Thu, 17 Sep 2015
Group D: Thu, 17 Sep 2015
Group E: Fri, 18 Sep 2015
Group F: Fri, 18 Sep 2015
Group G: Sat, 19 Sep 2015
Group H: Sun, 20 Sep 2015
City Vasity Cinema
125 Simmonds Street, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa

Please come early to avoid disappointment or contact Johannesburg Producer

Wrap Party

Fri, 2 Oct 2015 @ 18:30 for 19:00
Academy of Sound Engineering
82 Richmond Avenue, Johannesburg, 2092, South Africa

Awards Ceremony at 19:00 and Wrap party directly after.

Participating Teams

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

  • amajita prodution sibusiso masephola
  • Avalanche Media Conrad Weavind
  • BMH Arcadia Roelof Bezuidenhout
  • Epic Edge Entertainment Jacques Geldenhuys
  • The Prophets Refilwe Tapuch Seshigoane
  • The Wild Think Tank Conglomerates The Wild Think Tank Conglomerates
  • TimothyDrewFilms Timothy Drew
  • Two Brothers Artist Nic Latouf
  • Two's a Company Productions Timo Schutte
  • ZAMI Natalie Delport

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