Tampa, Florida July 13 - 15, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 13 - 15, 2018

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 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, Jul 3
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 13
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 13, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tampa Bay Brewing Company
1600 E. 8th Avenue, Tampa 33605

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 15, 2018 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Tampa Bay Brewing Company
1600 E. 8th Avenue, Tampa 33605

Remember all films MUST be in by 7:30pm to be considering for judging.

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $12.00 USD
Tue, Jul 24, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 11:00pm
AMC Classic Centro Ybor 10
1600 E. 8th Avenue, Tampa 33605

We will have two screenings, A and B.  The specific screening for each film will be announced no later than July 19.  If you would like to attend both screenings, you will need a ticket for both. We will be releasing a limited number at a discounted rate through June 18 or till the tickets are sold out. 

Each team leader will receive one free ticket for his or her screening. 

Awards Ceremony

Tickets: $15.00 USD
Wed, Aug 8, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Creative Loafing Space
1911 N. 13th Street - W200, Tampa, Florida 33605

We'll be rolling out the red carpet as we celebrate all the hard work of the casts and crews who participated in this year's 48 Hour Film Project! 

More details to come such as new award categories we're adding, who's catering our soiree and other fun tidbits!

We will be releasing a limited number of discount tickets and bundles through June 30 or until they are gone. 

In 2017, we sold out and are sure it will happen again this year, so get your tickets early. 

Participating Teams

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

  • 7Scott Productions Daniel Dagesse
  • Amasis Entertainment Abhishek Shrivastava
  • Blitzhouse New Media Josh Baldwin
  • Ducks in a Row Dan Whiteside
  • Electric Soul Studios James Alexader
  • Film Jams Christian Schwier
  • Just a Couple of Dudes Sean Foster
  • Magic Turtle Productions Daniel Knoll
  • Mohawk Film Productions Tammy Kraszka
  • Nice Throw! Productions Zachary Twitty
  • Nukkad-USA Productions, Inc. Anjani Pandey
  • Project Mayhem Razor Edwards
  • RadioActive Studios Mark Garoutte
  • Solomon's Choice Films Robert Solomon
  • Sunshine Syndicate Kenny Strawn
  • The Kympossible Dream Kym Kurey
  • VPN Foundation Van & Paula Read
  • Wicked Window Productions Wicked Window Productions

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