Jacksonville, Florida August 14 - 16, 2020

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Jacksonville and turning it into movie-making madness for 48 hours! Teams of filmmakers have a single weekend - this one - to write, shoot and edit their short films! All completed entries will be unveiled at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Jacksonville will be listed on this page after kickoff.
  • Media: You must submit your film according to the formats listed lower on this page.
  • Documents: You must submit releases for all team members, all music, all locations, and any other copyrighted material, as well as a team leader's agreement, a roster, and a certification statement. These forms can be downloaded from our Production Documents page: https://www.48hourfilm.com/documents
  • Team Leader Agreement: This document must be filled out by the Team Leader and uploaded to https://Cinema48.com prior to the Kickoff.  Find instructions here: https://www.48hourfilm.com/digital_dropoff 
  • Rules: You should make sure that your film complies with our Filmmaking Rules and Competition Rules. If you have questions about the rules, the best place to go is our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • 48HFP Hotline: If you have a question during the filmmaking weekend, call the 48HFP Hotline. The number is on the Kickoff Info Sheet that is provided to all Team Leaders by the City Producer prior to Kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film and paperwork must be uploaded to https://Cinema48.com. Find instructions here: https://www.48hourfilm.com/digital_dropoff
  • 48HFP Safe Set Guidelines: https://48hourfilm.com/news-articles/194/48HFP-Safe-Set-Guidelines

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!


Elements Genres FAQs


Required Media

  • Video Codec: No Proprietary Codecs
  • Media: Online Submission
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080), HD 720 (1280x720)
  • Maximum File Size: 2.0GB (preferred)
Notes

You will upload your film to Cinema48.com

Required Elements

  • Character: Nick or Nicole Chilton, Unemployed Sales Clerk
  • Prop: A cupcake
  • Line: ""Wow. That's impressive." OR "Wow. That is impressive.""

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 16, 2020 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Virtual drop off this year.  Teams will upload their films and documents to Cinema48.com. 

We will have a Virtual Finish Line Check-In Event on August 16th from 6:00pm-8:00pm.  It will be a live virtual Zoom chatroom on Facebook hosted by Salted Culture, a local entertainment vlog.  Few alumni will appear on the live to celebrate the 13 years of 48 HFP.  Teams that compete this year can jump on live after they have finished their film. 

Anyone can watch on Facebook live as filmmakers jump on the Zoom to talk about their crazy weekend.

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $13.50 USD PURCHASE
Group A: Sun, Aug 30, 2020 @ 7:30pm @ MOSH Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
Group B: Mon, Aug 31, 2020 @ 7:30pm @ MOSH Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
Group C: Tue, Sep 1, 2020 @ 7:30pm @ MOSH Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
MOSH Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville 32207

The doors to the MOSH will open at 6:30pm for check-in and concessions.  Screening will start at 7:30pm in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium followed by a Q&A with filmmakers.  


*PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MOSH WILL REQUIRE EVERYONE WEAR A MASK.  THE MOSH WILL HAVE MASKS FOR PURCHASE FOR ANYONE WITHOUT ONE.  THE STAFF OF THE MOSH WILL CHECK EVERYONE'S TEMPERATURE PRIOR TO ENTRY.  

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $13.50 USD PURCHASE
Mon, Sep 7, 2020 @ 7:30pm @ MOSH Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
MOSH Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville 32207

The Best of Screenings will take place at the MOSH inside the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium.  Doors will open at 6:30pm to allow for check-in and concessions. 

The films and nominations will screen at 7:30pm followed by a roof-top award ceremony hosted by First Coast Living's Haddie Djemal.


*PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MOSH WILL REQUIRE EVERYONE WEAR A MASK.  THE MOSH WILL HAVE MASKS FOR PURCHASE FOR ANYONE WITHOUT ONE.  THE STAFF OF MOSH WILL CHECK EVERYONE'S TEMPERATURE PRIOR TO ENTRY.  

Screening Groups

Group A Sunday, August 30, 2020 @ 7:30pm
MOSH Bryan-Gooding Planetarium, 1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Purchase tickets    

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Acronym Productions Bailee Ingersoll
  • Coming up Blank Productions Christian Johnson
  • D-Life Studios Andrew Russell
  • Feint Productions Saide Gerrity
  • Mentlegen Productions Matthew Rinker
  • Raw Digits Media Group Christavia Dickinson
  • Somebody Call an Ambulance Productions Paul Melian
  • Uprising Tracy Morris

Group B Monday, August 31, 2020 @ 7:30pm
MOSH Bryan-Gooding Planetarium, 1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207

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Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • 3 Generations Deborah Brown
  • Curry Leaves NRUSIMHADEVARA MURTHY
  • Donion Rings Productions Mike Wlodarczyk
  • Jackt Ethan Elkins
  • Jax Film Update Joseph Mora
  • Miley Shorts Productions William Gamble
  • Shoot the Sky Jay Palmer
  • Team Mac Attack Mac McDonald

Group C Tuesday, September 1, 2020 @ 7:30pm
MOSH Bryan-Gooding Planetarium, 1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Purchase tickets    

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Be Squared Brooks Brandal
  • Freeman Films Royce Freeman
  • Hello Adventure! Co. Joseph Mora
  • Mann Shorts Justen Mann
  • Project Mayhem Erik Boetcker
  • TTYLXOX Lillie Dunn
  • Unity Over Beliefs David Jones
  • UPA-F Ryan Gross

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