Los Angeles, California April 12 - 14, 2019

Get Ready for a Hilarious Challenge!

The weekend? April 12 - 14, 2019

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

Do you love to make others laugh? Then it's time to show us your comedy chops by combining it with your love for fast-paced filmmaking.

Filmmakers from all over the Los Angeles, CA area will compete to see who can make the best comedy short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will screen at Filmapalooza 2020.


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Registration Fees Registration Opens: Tuesday, February 5

  • Early Bird: $150 USD/team ends Mon, Mar 18
  • Regular: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Apr 12

Repeat Offender? Participants that registered a team for the regular 48HFP during the previous 12 months will receive a $25 USD discount.

Kickoff Event

Fri, Apr 12, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Apr 14, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sun, Apr 28, 2019
Regal Cinemas LA Live
Los Angeles 90015

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