New York, New York June 22 - 24, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 22 - 24, 2018

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 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 Tue, May 29
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 12
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 22
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 22, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 24, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Fri, Jun 29, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Fri, Jun 29, 2018 @ 9:00pm
Group C: Sat, Jun 30, 2018 @ 1:30pm
Group D: Sat, Jun 30, 2018 @ 3:30pm
Anthology Film Archives, Courthouse Theater
32 Second Avenue New York 10003

Participating Teams

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

  • Dull Pleasure Productions Grace Hawkins

Films from Previous Years


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