Hampton Roads, Virginia July 31 - August 2, 2020

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 31 - August 2, 2020

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

Filmmakers from all over the Hampton Roads, VA 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, Jul 10
    (reduced from $148, a savings of $20)
  • Regular: $138 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 27
    (reduced from $168, a savings of $30)
  • Late: $148 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 31
    (reduced from $188, a savings of $40)
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 31, 2020 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 2, 2020
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Tue, Aug 18, 2020 @ 8:00pm - 8:00pm
The Naro Expanded Cinema
1507 Colley Avenue, Norfolk 23517

Participating Teams

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

  • 180° Entertainment Films Monica Goldsborough
  • AEP-4000 Andrew Foley
  • Capture Movement Films Jomartin Yumul
  • ComicKaze Kasey Kennedy
  • Gaff Tape and a Prayer - South Christopher Kozak
  • Muddy Crown Films Scot Kleinman
  • Please Don’t Kill Us Productions Jason Tureman
  • Psychedelic Karma Dave Hobbs
  • Rayolight Productions Raymond Wallace
  • The Triangle Plays david hagn
  • Third Stone Studios Wavy Davey
  • serendipitous 10 John howell

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