Atlanta, Georgia August 6 - 8, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 6 - 8, 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the Atlanta, GA 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.

Genres Elements FAQs

Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 12
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Wed, Jul 28
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 6
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 6, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual Screening Cafe

In the interest of fairness and growing public health concerns we are again having a virtual kickoff event. Team leaders will be given a Zoom link to participate and the event will be broadcast on Facebook Live.

All genres drawn and elements will also be emailed to team leaders as well as posted on our sites to ensure every team has been notified of adequately. 

We thank you and we will see you at kickoff!

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 8, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Mon, Aug 16, 2021 @ 7:00pm
Landmark Theatres Midtown Art Cinema
931 Monroe Dr NE, Atlanta 30308

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264
  • Media: Online Submission (preferred)
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), MPEG 4 (.m4v), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred)
  • Pixel Ratio: Square (1:1) (preferred)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (preferred), 24 FPS (23.976), 25 FPS, 30 FPS (29.97)
  • Interlacing: Progressive / NON-Interlaced
  • Audio Codec: AAC (.aac), WAV (.wav), MPEG4 (.mp4)
  • Maximum File Size: 2.0GB (preferred)

Online Submission on Make sure your team leader is registered.

Screening Groups

Group A

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • 285 Films Oscar Mejia
  • Alliance films Chris Dixson
  • Cogito Creative Gustav Wilde
  • Eagle Eye Productions Alex Culberson
  • GoatBah Productions Bryce Burton
  • Green View Films Tony Guzman
  • Independent Cinema Jai Mareddy
  • Residual Images Andrew Burn
  • Team Chark Kelsey Depenhart
  • TnG Films Allen Rowell

Group B

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • BLT Brea Shaffer
  • Cup Sun Dog Productions Luke McGahren
  • Equinox Ben Danner
  • Groot Productions Sarah de Groot
  • Keedie's Corner Productions keidra ponder
  • Lutrotes Studios Dave Rajkumar
  • Octanium Ninja Martin Buccafusco
  • Render Gang Mikhail Tot
  • SameBrain Productions Whitney Christopher
  • Studio Ponga Joseph Rollins

Group C

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • @MAFI8H Dajour Ashwood
  • Comet SZN Productions Christopher Vance
  • Get the Horns Productions Brian Teague
  • I Am The Law Productions Mark Law
  • Klazzy Kre8tors Shanese Shields
  • Ledgewoodvi Daniel Nguyen
  • Mark Ruel Media Mark ARW
  • Ohana Chris Ghattas
  • Rough Writers Alex Hay
  • The Sweet Mags David Velick

Group D

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Darion D'Anjou Productions Darion D'Anjou
  • Diamond District Media Group Anthony Caldwell Jr
  • Famously Hot Films Will Hollerung
  • Howling Warlocks Productions Morgan Szymanski
  • KBZ Productions Jess Lawler
  • Legaci Taniesha Latrice
  • Stone of Madness Brian Useche

Screening Group To Be Determined

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Two Sense Films Eric Coughlin

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