Los Angeles, California November 6 - 8, 2015

Get Ready for A Seasonal Challenge!

The weekend? November 6 - 8, 2015

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

The 48 Hour Film Holiday Project is here to celebrate the holidays. Bring on the Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas bells and New Year's hats and get ready for a weekend you won't forget.

Filmmakers from all over the Los Angeles, CA area will compete to see who can make the best holiday short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will screen at Filmapalooza 2016.

What's so special about the 48 Hour Film Holiday Project?

  • This competition is open to only 30 teams.
  • At kickoff, you will receive two genres in a random drawing to choose from - ie: Dark Comedy or Romance, Sci Fi or Drama.
  • Each team will be randomly assigned a holiday theme: Thanksgiving, Christmas/Kwanza/Hanukkah, or New Years.

Genres Elements FAQs

Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $150 USD/team ends Mon, Oct 12
  • Regular: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Nov 6

Repeat Offender? Participants that registered a team for the regular 48HFP during the previous 12 months will receive a $25 USD discount. Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Kickoff Event

Fri, Nov 6, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Nov 8, 2015
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Mon, Nov 16, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Mon, Nov 16, 2015 @ 9:30pm
Regal Cinemas LA Live
Los Angeles 90015

Come to the LA 48HFP: Holiday Edition Premiere Screenings at Regal Cinemas LA Live!!!

Participating Teams

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

  • Bad and Classic Productions John Redlinger
  • C-47 Ehrick Mason
  • Did You Hear That? Becca Battoe
  • Dutch Boys Mike Radeff
  • Evanture Films Evan Morton
  • Go Go Guppie Productions Sherry Berg
  • Hi-Fi Features Brett Jozel
  • Holiday Productions Melina Curi
  • Iron Relic Entertainment Carolyn Feres
  • Phalco Films Steven Sims
  • Rogue Division Andrew Kadikian
  • Rush to Print Courtney Jones
  • Slushpile Entertainment Frank Mohler
  • Star,Moon,Heart Productions Laurel Barham
  • The Midnight Spectrum club Byron Lembo-Frey
  • The New Century Mercury Players Deirdre Murray-Holmes
  • Whiskey & Cupcakes Kathryn Harriman

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