San Diego, California June 8 - 10, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 8 - 10, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the San Diego, CA 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

  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, May 29
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 8
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Last Chance SD48HFP Meet and Greet

Mon, Jun 4, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Gordon Biersch
5010 Mission Center Road, San Diego 92108

This is the last opportunity to Meet and Greet with fellow 48HFP filmmakers before the kickoff on Friday, June 8th! Join us at Gordon Biersch, Mission Valley, and prepare your route for drop off since it will be at this location! See you there!

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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 8, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 10, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Mon, Jun 25, 2018

Participating Teams

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

  • 2nd Unit Melissa Jacobo
  • A Great Big Bushy Beard Anthony Padron
  • Almost Good Films X Jabronie Pictures Mark Gadia
  • And A Hook Shot Omar Casillas
  • Axiomatic Twist Jarod Bainbridge
  • Bad Coffee Productions Stephan Gulbranson
  • Buried Bones Studio Steven Dumbauld
  • Digital Mind Thomas Peterson
  • Dreadfully Punk Justin Hoke
  • Dumpster Fire Films Micah Moore
  • Ellipsis Productions norman mackinnon
  • FESTIVAL CITY FILMS Sean Dejecacion
  • Fine City Productions Raj Milian
  • First Drafts Erica Cullwell
  • Form Over Function Keith Gresham
  • Green Couch Media Ronald J. Tomaino, Jr.
  • Guerrilla Aesthete Productions april taie
  • High Tech High Studios Dennis Walker
  • Horse and Squirrel Racine Poole
  • Juggling Bear Greg Stewart
  • Just In Time harold frazer
  • Kanari Storm Christine Gatlin
  • Kilna Companies Anthony Kilna
  • LLively Jason Lim
  • Map Entertainment Mark Anthony Cox
  • Mesa Film Brittany Burkett
  • Misfits Horacio Jones
  • Missing Frame Productions Tania Lopez
  • Mitzi Mayer Mitzi Mayer
  • Mutated Nebula Productions Phillip O'Riley
  • Naevous Films David Cortez
  • OPERATION CINEMA Sherwin Cho
  • PAINTED FLOWER PRODUCTIONS Meghan Courtney
  • Pure Pressure Productions Isaac Kalimo
  • RAWMIX Productions Rommel Andaya
  • RSVP Films Lolly Boroff
  • Reactant Films Michael Veritas
  • Redline Cinema Steven Porter
  • Saturation Arnulfo Padilla
  • Slappy Salamanders Brandon Manderson
  • Snarky Films Christopher Colthurst
  • Southwestern Film Ismael Cosio
  • Susana's Finest Taylor Owens
  • Tea and Bag Production Company Ryan Rivera
  • Team Apex David Wagner
  • Team GrooveKo Jonathan Hammond
  • Team Groovy Brent Altomare
  • Team Stage Right Antonio Salinas
  • The Syndicate Chris Malimban
  • This is Happening El Freemáno
  • What In The World Productions Angelica Corral
  • fourlazyguys.com cassidy mitchell

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