New Orleans, Louisiana July 20 - 22, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 20 - 22, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the New Orleans, LA 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 2019 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2019 Short Film Corner.

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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Thu, Jun 28
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 10
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 20
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48NOLA Auditions -- Day 2

Sat, Jun 23, 2018 @ 11:00am - 2:00pm

Actors -- here's your chance to get yourself in front of team leaders in person and via taped audition! Come ready to wow potential directors and get yourself cast in a 48 Hour Film Project!

Anyone interested in booking an audition can e-mail Availability is limited, so book early!

48NOLA/NOVAC End of June Blowout @ Urban South Brewery

Thu, Jun 28, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Urban South Brewery and Taproom
1645 Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans 70130

Come join 48NOLA and NOVAC as we close out a busy June with Pre-Production Networking and fun over at Urban South Brewery and Taproom! 

With games and activities for kids and adults alike, Urban South's family-friendly taproom is a great way to unwind and enjoy some time connecting with your fellow 48NOLA filmmakers! Come see what they have to offer as we get closer to this year's 48 Hour Film Project in July!

Here's something to celebrate -- being one of our early bird teams with access to auditions and other exclusive tips, tricks, and resources. Register your team before June 26th and save $40 off of the highest registration price! 

Sponsored by NOVAC

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 20, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 22, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Best Of Screening

Sat, Aug 11, 2018 @ 6:30pm - 9:30pm
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Center
1225 N. Rampart St. New Orleans 70112

This year's Awards Ceremony and Best Of Screening will take place at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Center, right in the heart of the city! Come join us as we show the judges' selected Best Of Reel and see who wins this year's awards including the coveted Best Film of 2018! 

Participating Teams

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

  • A Girl and her Goldfish Productions Rachel Searcey
  • All In Productions Justin Burkhamer
  • Backyard Shed Films Sean Gerowin
  • Cine-Freaks Laura Duval
  • Cuss & Spit Pictures Trey Lane
  • Cut Dat Out Productions Dennis Millet
  • Envie Michael Bienvenu
  • Extended Film Project Kory Holmes
  • Fagan Films William Fagan
  • Fully Dressed Films Fernando Fernandez
  • GumboMonster Michael Garrett
  • Half Glass Productions Matthew Judd
  • Jenn and the Holograms Jenn Foreman
  • Le Krewe Productions Garrett Shearman
  • NOLAspire Productions Sheridan Philipp
  • ODD FUSION bryan james anthony
  • PMP Productions Jake Jones
  • Sketchy Characters Armando Leduc
  • StreetCar Films MaryClare Serio
  • Sulliscope Films Scott Sullivan
  • Take Two Jeanine McLeod
  • The Privateers - Krewe d'Cinéma Read W. Ridley
  • Wait...What? Kimberly Coburn
  • Warren World Productions Warren Mitchell

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