Tampa, Florida July 31 - August 2, 2015

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 31 - August 2, 2015

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

Filmmakers from all over the Tampa, 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 2016 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2016, Court Métrage.


Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $140 USD/team ends Wed, Jul 8
  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 21
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 31
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 31, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Joffrey's Coffee and Tea company
1811 North 15th Street, Tampa 33605
We will gather at Joffrey's startng at around 4:30/5pm to mingle and get ready! Come early and hang out! 2 hour free parking is available in designated spots on 15th st, and on 7th Ave. Parking is available in the YBOR parking Garage located at 1500 E. 5th ave, (two short blocks from JOFFREY's) parking in the Garage is $1 for the first 3 hours.

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 2, 2015 @ 6:30 to 8:30pm.
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Joffrey's Coffee and Tea company
1811 North 15th Street, Tampa 33605
2 hour free parking is available in designated spots on 15th st, and on 7th Ave. Parking is available in the YBOR parking Garage located at 1500 E. 5th ave, (two short blocks from JOFFREY's) parking in the Garage is $1 for the first 3 hours.

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: TBD PURCHASE
Group A: Sun, Aug 9, 2015
Group B: Sun, Aug 9, 2015
HCC Ybor Main Stage Theatre
1304 East 11th Avenue, Tampa 33605
Parking is available in lots adjacent to the Performing arts building. Enter the Main Lobby and takes stairs or elevator to 2nd floor for Theatre Entrance.

Participating Teams

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

  • Bright Idea Media Christopher Bright
  • Camera Clay Eric Hunter
  • FITUMI Films Valorie Mackenna
  • FUBAR Eddie Gerbracht
  • Outlier Films Mason Willis
  • Spiderflix Dale Frohman
  • SunShine Syndicate Kenny Strawn
  • VPN Studios Paula Nguyen
  • Ybor T and T Suzy DeVore

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