San Francisco, California 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 San Francisco, 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

  • 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
Register Your Team Now!

Dolores Park Mixer

Sat, Jul 21, 2018 @ 2:00pm - 5:00pm

All ages welcome! Come enjoy Saturday at the park and meet fellow filmmakers. Are you looking to join a team or have a slot open on yours? Bring a picnic and come meet your new team members!


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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 10, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bay Area Video Coalition
2727 Mariposa St #200, San Francisco 94110

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 12, 2018 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Muddy Waters Coffee House
521 Valencia St, San Francisco 94110

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Mon, Aug 20, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Mon, Aug 20, 2018 @ 9:00pm
Group C: Tue, Aug 21, 2018 @ 9:00pm
Roxie Theater
3117 16th Street, San Francisco

Awards Ceremony

Fri, Sep 7, 2018 @ 10:00pm
Piano Fight
144 Taylor Street, San Francisco 94102

Participating Teams

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

  • 2AM butter shop Graham Biller
  • ALPIB Danny Hanna
  • Alchemy Talkies Sam Lugani
  • Analemma Production Ryan Moore
  • Artistic Killer Productions Hitesh Maidasani
  • Awocan Productions GenevaMay Colcol
  • Barewitness Films Matthew Gardner
  • Cogent Non-Sequitur Richard New
  • Dancin' Time Productions David Levesque
  • Empty Gestures Rebecca Reilly
  • Flat Quack Films Stefan Perez
  • Flatwoods Superquik Jos Egel
  • I Heard About That Lilah Arrazcaeta
  • Ichthys Fishing Hannah Leonard
  • J3R Films Ram Asur
  • Let the Bright One In Wyatt Irmen
  • Locust Garden Pictures Andy Chen
  • Luminous Productions Yosen Lin
  • Madras Mantle Hemanth Srinivasan
  • MindTale Productions Hayley Gagner
  • Mixed Beast Productions Adam Clay
  • My Room Productions Grace Frome
  • No Promises Productions Alison Oconnell
  • Savianno Productions Ryan Scibetta
  • Scramble Pictures Alex Brouillet
  • Squirrely Productions Johnny Mark
  • The One Where They Make A Movie Kevin Miller
  • The Skeleton Crew Dana Duan
  • Whales in the Headlights Jack Virnich

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