New Haven, Connecticut July 29 - 31, 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 29 - 31, 2016

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 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 Registration Opens: Tuesday, May 24

  • Early Bird: $140 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 5
  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 19
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 29

Premiere Screenings

@ 7:00 pm & 9:30 pm
Whitney Humanities Center
53 Wall St, New Haven 06511

Happy Hour & Some Ska

Wed, May 25, 2016 @ 5:00pm - 7:00pm
The Outer Space / Ballroom
295 Treadwell Street, Hamden 06514

Another Happy Hour for Mixing, Mingling and some Movie talking! Post happy hour there will be some local CT ska bands playing. And every team needs some music for a 48HFP!

48HFP Brunch

Sun, Jun 26, 2016 @ 11:00am - 1:00pm
Regal Beagle
418 State St, New Haven 06510

Last Week Tips of the 48HFP

Wed, Jul 27, 2016 @ 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Baobab Tree Studios
71 Orange St, New Haven 06510

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 29, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Outer Space / Ballroom
295 Treadwell Street, Hamden 06514

Sign in anytime after 5:00 pm. The new Genre drawing will be about 6:15 pm. The elements will be revealed for you to hit the ground running at 7:00 pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 31, 2016 @ 5:00pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
The Outer Space / Ballroom
295 Treadwell Street, Hamden 06514

Films & paperwork need to be turned in by &;30 pm SHARP to be considered On-Time and eligible for all awards.

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