Seattle, Washington October 7 - 9, 2016


Get Ready for A Spooky Challenge!

The weekend? October 7 - 9, 2016

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

Do you like to be scared? Do you love Hitchcock? Bring on the fake blood and the rumbling undercurrent sound effect and get ready for a weekend you won't forget.

Filmmakers from all over the Seattle, WA area will compete to see who can make the best horror short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will screen at Filmapalooza 2017.


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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 7

Repeat Offender? Participants that registered a team for the regular 48HFP during the previous 12 months will receive a $25 USD discount.

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Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 7, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Seattle Film Institute
3210 16th Ave W, Seattle 98119

Please show up between 5:45 and 6:15 to sign in and we'll begin the genre draws at 6:40.

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 9, 2016 @ 5:00pm - 9:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Seattle Film Institute
3210 16th Ave W, Seattle 98119

Participating Teams

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

  • Ardor Creative Media Amanda Drewniak
  • BLaME Clayton Michael
  • Cascadia Dread Brien Gorham
  • D&D Films Don Trujillo
  • Dead Tree Pictures David Mitchell
  • Doom Sparkle Amanda Gray
  • Film Vandals Kyle Boynton
  • It's Not Over Yeti! Films Samuel Westover
  • Kill Rich Productions Richard Lewis
  • Lonesome Light Films Victor Martin
  • Mumukuba Timur Örge
  • Oort Cloud Productions Mike Van Luvan
  • Photophobic JONAH GOOKIN
  • Pulled Prok Productions dQniel Kaufman
  • RewiredGeek - First Blood Michael Hodge
  • RPM Night Vision Rachelle Henry
  • Scene Too Much Turquoise Washington
  • Single Schred Productions Sylas Dall
  • Stupid Rain Productions Mark Davidek
  • Team B.L.T.T. BOBBY MCCALLEN
  • Team Creeper Guy Staley
  • Team Freeholders Leroy Chin
  • Team Micro Jeremy Lehtonen
  • Team Nox David Parks
  • That Guy With The Beard Films Robert Bojorquez
  • The Dirty Dutch Matt Clements Jr.
  • Vanity Rules Leo Ramos
  • Vitamin Green Aexis Maurer
  • Zzyzx Road domenic barbero

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