Orlando, Florida September 24 - 26, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? September 24 - 26, 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the Orlando, FL 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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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Aug 30
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Sep 14
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Sep 24
Register Your Team Now!Find Team / Team Members

Kickoff Event

Fri, Sep 24, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Medieval Times
4510 W. Vine St. Orlando 34746

We will Be kicking off this year like royals. Join us at the Queens Throne Room inside the Medieval Times Castle. Backup Virtual kickoff

Dropoff Event

Sun, Sep 26, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sat, Oct 2, 2021 @ 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Epic Theatre of Clermont
2405 S. Hwy 27. Clermont 34711

Epic Theater (location TBD) backup virtual.

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 Cinema48.com. Make sure your team leader is registered.

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film.

  • Creative Inlet Films TL Westgate
  • Golden V House Productions Andrew Burwell
  • Golden Wedge Productions Michael Padgett
  • MakeDo Entertainment Colin Krawchuk
  • Panther Productions Bob Giguere
  • Sleep Deprived Studios Indya Kristensen
  • Strangers on the Internet (SOI BOIZ) Candace Williamson
  • The Scrappy Batch Danielle Rodd
  • Windows Movie Makers Shane Halle

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