Nairobi, Kenya 25 - 27 November 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? 25 - 27 November 2016

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

Filmmakers from all over the Nairobi, KE 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 2017 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, Court Métrage.

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Registration Fees

  • Regular: Ksh. 9000 KES/team ends Mon, 21 Nov
  • Late: Ksh. 10000 KES/team ends Fri, 25 Nov
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

48HFP Meet & Greet

Sat, 5 Nov 2016 @ 10:00 - 12:00
Alliance Francaise
Cnr Loita / Monrovia Streets, CBD

This is our first event of the season. Join us to find out how this year's competition works. Our filmmaking rules and what's on offer for participating teams.

Cinemalliance features 48HFP Winning Films

Mon, 7 Nov 2016 @ 18:00 - 20:00
Alliance Francaise
Cnr Loita / Monrovia Streets, CBD

The 48HFP is in over 130 cities worldwide. Join us for a screening of winning films from across the globe that not only won at Filmapalooza but also made it to this year's Cannes Short Film Corner.

48HFP Film Workshop

Sat, 12 Nov 2016 @ 9:30 - 12:00
Alliance Francaise
Cnr Loita / Monrovia Streets, CBD

We will be hosting a short film workshop with a selection of industry experts to speak to Script Writing, Acting and Cinematography. Don't miss out. Bring your film crew along.

Pizza & Movie Night @ The Alchemist

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 @ 19:30
The Alchemist Bar
Parklands Road (just behind Kwik Fit), Westlands, Nairobi

Join us for Pizza and drinks as we screen our favorite films from past 48HFP Nairobi competitions.

Kickoff Event

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 @ 18:00 - 19:00
Alliance Francaise
Cnr Loita / Monrovia Streets, CBD

Dropoff Event

Sun, 27 Nov 2016
by 19:30 to be on-time
Alliance Francaise
Cnr Loita / Monrovia Streets, CBD

Participating Teams

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

  • HoodwinK9 Sahil Gada
  • Mau Mau Robert Munuku
  • Team Maingi steve muriungi

Films from Previous Years

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