Buffalo, New York August 9 - 11, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 9 - 11, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the Buffalo, NY 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 2020 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2020 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees Registration Opens: Tuesday, June 4

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 15
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 30
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 9

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 9, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 11, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sat, Aug 17, 2019 @ 11:30pm - 1:00pm
North Park Theatre
1428 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo 14216

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