New York, New York June 3 - 5, 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 3 - 5, 2016

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

Filmmakers from all over the New York, NY 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

  • Early Bird: $140 USD/team ends Mon, May 9
  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, May 24
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 3
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Premiere Screenings

June 9, 10 and 12

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 3, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 5, 2016
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

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

  • ARP FILMS Jay Arora
  • decayingroyalty samantha laurito
  • Finite Films Farley Whitfield
  • Genki Films Pamela Weinsaft
  • Naked Faun productions Noury Chemtob
  • Paper Island Alex Koch
  • Prime Focus Media Bob Klein
  • Team Longshot David perez
  • Thursday Shoots Phillip Russell

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