Lynchburg, Virginia May 25 - 27, 2018

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Lynchburg 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 Lynchburg 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: Apple ProRES (preferred), Avid DNxHD, H.264, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data DVD
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), HD 720 (1280x720), SD

Required Elements

  • Character: Johnny or Juliette Meggers, substitute teacher
  • Prop: Grill Tongs
  • Line: "Who said that?"

Dropoff Event

Sun, May 27, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Riverviews Artspace
901 Jefferson St, Lynchburg 24504

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Jun 6, 2018
Venue Cinemas
901 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg 24501

Screening Groups

Group A

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • 03 Films Brett Jordan
  • Dingus Khan Productions Jordan Pruitt
  • Fuddruckers Micah Spriggs
  • Garry Jerry Larry Terry Gergich Gingrich Jon Milograno
  • Korova Entertainment Jerale Clebourne
  • Lesser Lights Nick Blackburn
  • Pretty Sizable Sebastian (Bentrospection Productions) Benjamin Brown
  • Reel Buckaroo Productions Paris Logue
  • Star City Filmmakers Kayla Saunders
  • This Is A Film About Something Productions Sam Housman
  • Unearned confidence productions Joshua Daniels
  • Whoopity Scoop Bryce Morris

Screening Group To Be Determined

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Film Humans John Carl
  • Jeffrey Stevens Justin Rossbacher

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