Paducah, Kentucky 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 Paducah, KY 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

Fri, Aug 16, 2019
Maiden Alley Cinema
112 Maiden Alley, Paducah 42001

Participating Teams

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

  • 2 Randi 2 Furious Benjamin Fleshman
  • Brick house Films chip brandstetter
  • Franklin Bunch Angela Criscoe
  • Palindrome Pictures Luke Resser
  • Real Productions Clay Howerton
  • Tall Glass of Short Filmmakers Nick Henley
  • The 8th Floor Productions Allison Laski
  • Thirdsun Productions Seth Hawkins
  • Van Go Films / Socially Present shanden simmons

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