New Haven, Connecticut Dates To Be Determined

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? Dates To Be Determined

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

Filmmakers from all over the New Haven, CT area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours.

Write, shoot, and edit a short film over the weekend and see it PREMIERE on the BIG SCREEN!

All Welcome!  First-timer to Hobbyists to Amateurs to Professionals!

Take your filmmaking to the NEXT LEVEL!

Wherever you are currently in your filmmaking journey, the 48 Hour Film Project is a valuable next step!  

     •. Make your FIRST film... the first of many!

     •. Create a film (or another film!) for your reel

     •  Practice new techniques -- in a low-risk setting

     •. Find new filmmaking partners to work with, beginning on a (very!) short-term basis

     •  Create work to help show off your skills to find that next job!

The winning film will go up against films from around the world at Filmapalooza 2024 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2024 Short Film Corner!

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Lounge Night at Best Video w/ NHV48HFP

Thu, Feb 2, 2023 @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Best Video Film & Cultural Center
1842 Whitney Avenue, Hamden CT
Lounge Night is always special ay Best Video, but this one is not to be missed!
Not only will there be coffee, tea, beer & wine but music & films too! We've been asked to show a few 48s and have some movie discussions while there are some fantastic tunes playing too!
New Haven 48 Hour Film Project will be in the house showing films by local filmmakers from recent years. Films will be shown between sets. 
The Low Hats—Adam Matlock, Michael Paolucci, and Brian Slattery (of Dr. Caterwaul's Cadre of Clairvoyant Claptraps)—will regale you with dark, murky live lounge music begins at 7:00 pm for as long as you can stand.

NHV48HFP Films to screen will focus on GENRE's!
Gaslighting by Pie Crust Pictures
Mother's Nature by everyone leaves new haven
In the Still of the Night by lil pHy$h

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Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264
  • Media: Online Submission
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4), MPEG 4 (.m4v), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9)
  • Pixel Ratio: Square (1:1)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS, 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

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