New Haven, Connecticut July 28 - 30, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 28 - 30, 2017

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 2018 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2018, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees Registration Opens: Tuesday, May 9

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 3
  • Regular: $178 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 18
  • Late: $198 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 28

Happy Hour Meet & Greet w/ Irish Music

Fri, May 5, 2017 @ 5:00pm
The Outer Space / Ballroom
295 Treadwell Street, Hamden 06514

We're celebrating Cinco de Mayo like never before - with Irish bands!!!!!
Join us for a Happy Hour Meet & Greet counting down the days until we kick off this year's New Haven 48 Hour Film Project in July. 

Looking to form or join a team? Come down and meet some great filmmakers. Share stories and tips from years past. And enjoy some amazing craft beer, great food, and, best of all, good company. 

Stick around after the happy hour as The Outer Space plays host to some fantastic Irish music that will kick off with the fabulous Jeff Conlon AND THEN the headliners for the night the Mighty Ploughboys 
(there might be a #NHV48HFP rmedia sponsor in the band!)


#NHV48HFP Happy Hour 5:00-7:00 pm. No cover for Happy Hour!
If you get there after 7:00 pm there will be a $5.00 cover, but the 48ers will be there all night long!!!! The hat will also be passed around for the bands for those who come early & stay late for the rocking tunes!

Jeff Conlon 7:00-7:45pm
The Mighty Ploughboys 8:00-8:45pm

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 28, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Outer Space / Ballroom
295 Treadwell Street, Hamden 06514

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 30, 2017 @ 5:00pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
The Outer Space / Ballroom
295 Treadwell Street, Hamden 06514

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Aug 2, 2017 @ 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Strand Theatre
165 Main Street, Seymour CT

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