Indianapolis, Indiana July 26 - 28, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 26 - 28, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the Indianapolis, IN 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 1
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 16
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 26
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Indianapolis 48HFP Forum

Sat, Jul 20, 2019 @ 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Roberts Camera
220 E St Clair St, Indianapolis 46204

New to 48HFP? Want some hot tips? Want to learn how to make your filmmaking experience a huge success? This is your opportunity to pick the brains of members of perennial 48HFP superstars, Mark Rosenau and Mike Colver of Team Dharma.

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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 26, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Circle City Industrial Complex
1125 E Brookside Avenue

Join us at Circle City Industrial Complex for kickoff. We will provide detailed directions to our space, as CCIC is a very large building. 

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Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 28, 2019 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Circle City Industrial Complex
1125 E Brookside Avenue

This is your day to drop off your finished film! We'll be there starting at 6:30; your film must be submitted by 7:30 to be eligible for competition! We'll stick around a little after 7:30 to collect late films, which we will still show at our premiere.

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Premiere Screenings

Sun, Aug 4, 2019

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264 (preferred), any native Final Cut Pro Codec, any native iMovie Codec, Apple Intermediate Codec, Apple ProRES , MPEG-4, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data Blu-Ray, Data DVD
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), MPEG 4 (.m4v), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), HD 720 (1280x720), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred), Standard (4:3), Anamorphic
  • Pixel Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred), Square (1:1), Standard (4:3)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (23.976), 25 FPS, 30 FPS (29.97), 24 FPS, 30 FPS
  • Interlacing: Progressive / NON-Interlaced
  • Audio Codec: WAV (.wav), MPEG4 (.mp4), MPEG3 (.mp3)
  • Audio Bit Rate: 128 kbps, 192 kbps, 256 kbps
  • Audio Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz

If at all possible, make sure it plays in QuickTime Player 7 or X on macOS.

Participating Teams

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

  • 5 After 5 Productions Cameron Grimm
  • 5st Place Productions Terry Shepard
  • @StoryAt24fps Scott Telle
  • B15 Studios Brayden Kingham
  • Blue September Films Kristin Montgomery
  • Buffoonery Films Michelle Fritz
  • Cygnus Films Adam Fackelman
  • Delivery Dogz Jordan Wheatley
  • Fair Creek Films Tylor Smith
  • Film Dog Anonymous Zachary Adda
  • Greyhounds Steven Koehn
  • Helmet Gang Zach Watson
  • Hippo Lobotomy Courtney Remley
  • InnerTainment Sharon Fae
  • Introverse Productions Josh Carroll
  • Lima Mail Films Madelyn Knight
  • Manmauji Films abhishek satham
  • Maybe the dingo ate your baby Joe Rules
  • Midlife Crisis Jim Dougherty
  • Mutant Geek Video Jason Harris
  • Perry Promos Eli Carnes
  • Revelations End FC Ricky Wilson
  • ShortPants Tony Cardinali
  • Team Andromeda Jena Szalai
  • The Lumières Guillaume Boutenet
  • The Ophelia Project Emmie Wright
  • The Randoms Eric Crosby
  • The Unknown Frank Lloyd
  • Violet Hour Sarah Beckerman

Films from Previous Years

  • Infectus Indianapolis, IN 48HFP 2018

  • WTF Indianapolis, IN 48HFP 2018

  • Snap Indianapolis, IN 48HFP 2018

  • Sync or Swim Indianapolis, IN 48HFP 2017

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