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

  • 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
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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

Group A: Sat, Aug 17, 2019 @ 11:30am
Group B: Sun, Aug 18, 2019 @ 11:30am
North Park Theatre
1428 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo 14216

Participating Teams

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

  • Aurora Orientem Productions Rachel Jennetti
  • Bad Apple Productions Mike Raisch
  • Beef Stewdios Jerry Theresanathan
  • Carabel Pictures Hernan Caraballo
  • Cobb's Hill Productions Jason Gerlach
  • Composed IMAGE David Anderson
  • Dwellers Matthew DiMaria
  • Fighting Mongoose Kevin Minorczyk
  • Green Buffalo Productions Madison Sedlor
  • Lake Bottom Pictures Katie Kostelny
  • Love Buffalo Films Jeanne Vinal
  • Matt's Next Level Media Matthew Hoeber
  • Monet Carrow FIlmhouse Michael Criscione
  • On Broadstreet Paul Fanara
  • Pan-American Film Division Megan Gonsalves
  • Pizza Dog Studios Bill Paterson
  • Rivers INKD Aaron Doolittle
  • Rm 117 Liz Dole
  • SWG Productions Danielle Morgera
  • Shut Up Mom I’m Making a Film Andrew Rich
  • Team BM-VM Terry Kimmel
  • The Film Tribe Connor Mink
  • The Good Taste Club Craig Acton
  • The Kan Ban Experiment David Barnes
  • Vellichor Valley Pictures Deysha Johnson
  • dPost Evan Pease

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