New Haven, Connecticut July 31 - August 2, 2015

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 31 - August 2, 2015

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

Filmmakers from all over the New Haven, CT 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.


Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $140 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 7
  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 21
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 31
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

48HFP Brunch Chat

Sat, Jul 11, 2015 @ 11:00am - 1:00pm
Baobab Tree Studios
71 Orange Street, New Haven 06510
Not everyone can make a Happy Hour Meet & Greet so..... WE'RE HAVING BRUNCH! Join us at Baobab Studios for 48HFP chat about films, 48 teams, the filming weekend and more. There will be food & some beverages provided. Check out the facebook event page for more details as it's gets closer.

PRE-Filming Weekend Question & Info Session

Wed, Jul 29, 2015 @ 5:00pm - 7:00pm
The Outer Space / Spaceland Ballroom
295 Treadwell Street, Hamden 06514
The filming will take place Friday July 31 - August 2nd. But first on Wednesday July 29th at 6:00pm there will be some key helpful hints for the weekend at our Sponsors the Outer Space. Happy Hour starts at 5:00pm. Come on down to mix, mingle and get a good spot for the question and helpful hints info session!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 31, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Outer Space / Spaceland Ballroom
295 Treadwell Street, Hamden 06514
Doors open at 5:00 pm and genre drawings will start about 6:00 pm or shortly there after. Do Not Wait till 7:00 pm to show up & check your team in!

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 2, 2015 @ 5:00pm - 7:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
The Outer Space / Spaceland Ballroom
295 Treadwell Street, Hamden 06514
Doors Open at 5:00pm After 7:30pm your film will count as a Late entry.

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Wed, Aug 5, 2015
Group B: Wed, Aug 5, 2015
Group C: Thu, Aug 6, 2015
Criterion Cinemas
86 Temple Street, New Haven 06510
The New Haven 48HFP Filming weekend will be July 31 - August 2nd! Screenings to follow on August 5 & 6th. See you then!

Participating Teams

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

  • Armada Films Ryan Gallagher
  • Dutch Elm Disease Benjamin Hecht
  • Filmigos Jeanne Gibbs
  • Foxtrot Uniform Timothy Brodeur
  • Good Natured Dog Productions Alecia Orsini Lebeda
  • Pluck Makes Luck Flip Andrade
  • Provy Productions Vinny Provenzano
  • Regal Beagles Joe Longley
  • The Midnight Spectrum Club Byron Lembo-Frey

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