Detroit, Michigan July 23 - 25, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 23 - 25, 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the Detroit, MI 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 2022 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2022 Short Film Corner.


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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 23, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

As of right now our Kick Off Event is going to be held virtually again this year. I will provide Zoom links to all registered participants via email. 

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 25, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Awards Ceremony

Sat, Aug 7, 2021
The Redford Theater
17360 Lahser Rd, Detroit 48219

Our Awards Ceremony will take place at the Redford Theater after a brief intermission of the films. 


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