Seattle, Washington October 15 - 17, 2021

Get Ready for A Spooky Challenge!

The weekend? October 15 - 17, 2021

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

Do you like to be scared? Do you love Hitchcock? Bring on the fake blood and the rumbling undercurrent sound effect and get ready for a weekend you won't forget.

Filmmakers from all over the Seattle, WA area will compete to see who can make the best horror short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will screen at Filmapalooza 2022.

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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $150 USD/team ends Tue, Oct 5
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Oct 15

Participants that registered a team for the regular 48HFP during the previous 12 months will receive a $25 USD discount. Register Your Team Now!Find Team / Team Members

Kickoff Event

Fri, Oct 15, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Oct 17, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

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 Make sure your team leader is registered.

Participating Teams

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

  • BADZ Productions Brecky Bihary
  • Blood Bath Films Henry Steele
  • Blue Peony Productions Dina McNeil
  • DCT Projects david fowler
  • Destination Weird Shawn McConaghy
  • Go Somewhere Cinema Galen Andrus
  • Gold Team Tommy Heffernan
  • Kill Rich Productions Richard Lewis
  • Lorayne Girard Cinematics Nicole Lockett
  • Pulled Prok Productions dQniel Kaufman
  • Rising Productions Amber Dalby
  • SubliminalEd Films Ed Castaneda
  • The Diet Mug Root Beer Film Team Robert Bojorquez

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