Lynchburg, Virginia August 7 - 9, 2015

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 7 - 9, 2015

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

Filmmakers from all over the Lynchburg, VA 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

  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 7
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Virtual Casting Call & Team Leader Meeting

Sat, Aug 1, 2015 @ 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Life Focus Pictures
1059 Vista Park Drive, Forest 24551

Team leaders, this will be your chance to view all the audition videos and headshots for actors who are available to act filmmaking weekend and ask any last minute questions. Lunch will be provided.

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 7, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Holiday Inn Downtown Lynchburg
601 Main Street, Lynchburg 24504

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 9, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Holiday Inn Downtown Lynchburg
601 Main Street, Lynchburg 24504

Each team will receive 2 VIP badges at Dropoff that will include admission for 2 to your screening group & the Best Of Screening

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Wed, Aug 19, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Wed, Aug 19, 2015 @ 9:30pm
Cinemark Movies 10
Candlers Station, 3700 Candlers Mountain Road, Lynchburg 24502

Best Of Screening

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Cinemark Movies 10
Candlers Station, 3700 Candlers Mountain Road, Lynchburg 24502

Special Thanks to Our 2015 Judges: Erica Arvold, Sara Elizabeth Timmins, & Jerry Franks

Participating Teams

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

  • [Insert Team Name] Productions Heather Gillikin
  • AREA51 tiller Gray
  • Bentrospection Productions Benjamin Brown
  • Bigfoot Productions Brian Klingenfus
  • Blujay Films Jawansa Hall
  • Candy Chandeliers Productions Melody Wells
  • Crooked Neighbor Films Austin Gaebe
  • GenY Cinema Daniel Ellis
  • Go Theory Justin Rossbacher
  • Goon Squad Cody Carwile
  • Gravy Sucking Pig Films Samuel Housman
  • Guthrie Films Productions Lewis Guthrie
  • LAN Productions Travlyn Pantana
  • Money Mike Mike Sharrett
  • Moon Chasers Tiffany Hurd
  • On Fleek Films David Listor
  • Sleepwalk Media Matt Owen
  • Spenc Toast Ellee Evans
  • Synthesize Josh Etheridge
  • The Muffin Men Wynn Bailey
  • White Hound Callie Cagwin

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