Orlando, Florida August 10 - 12, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 10 - 12, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Orlando, FL 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 Mon, Jul 16
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 31
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 10
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Meet & Greet by UCF

Sat, Jun 23, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Bar Louie
4100 N. Alafaya Orlando 32817

Come network with filmmakers and join a team for this year's Orlando 48 Hour Film Project!

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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 10, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 12, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Fri, Aug 17, 2018 @ 8:00pm
Group B: Sat, Aug 18, 2018 @ 8:00pm
Group C: Sun, Aug 19, 2018 @ 1:00pm
Valencia College School of Arts & Entertainment Screening Theater
701 N Econlockhatchee Trail Orlando 32825

Participating Teams

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

  • Orange Technical College Jeremiah Baumbach
  • Eagle House Productions John Cates
  • Missing Muffin Brendan Kelly
  • Moving Picture Syndicate Ron T Baker
  • San Flandoit Joshua Ortiz
  • Slightly Crooked Films Kevin Hutchinson
  • Take the Cannoli Productions Chad Raucci

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