Charlotte, North Carolina October 16 - 18, 2020

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? October 16 - 18, 2020

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

Filmmakers from all over the Charlotte, NC 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 2021 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2021 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

In response to the coronavirus we've reduced our 2020 prices.

  • Early Bird: $128 USD/team ends Fri, Sep 25
    (reduced from $148, a savings of $20)
  • Regular: $138 USD/team ends Mon, Oct 12
    (reduced from $168, a savings of $30)
  • Late: $148 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 16
    (reduced from $188, a savings of $40)
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 16, 2020 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 18, 2020
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film.

  • Highway Four Studios Spencer Ostrowski
  • In Flux Films Tyler Williams

Films from Previous Years


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