New Orleans, Louisiana 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 New Orleans, LA 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
Register Your Team Now!Find Team / Team Members

Networking/MIxer

Thu, Jun 20, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Riccobonos Peppermill Restaurant
3524 Severn Ave., Metairie 70002

48 HOUR FILM PROJECT NETWORKING/MIXER THIS COMING THURSDAY AT RICCOBONO'S PEPPERMILL RESTAURANT 3524 SEVERN AVE. Thursday June 20th, 6pm-9pm.
Please join us. We will have Free Hor D'ourves.
Reach out to us to find out how to raise funds to cover your registration cost and costs to create your film.
Hope to see you there!
The 48 Hour Film Project Filmmaking Weekend is
July 26th- July 28th.
ARE YOU READY FOR THE 48?
Early Registration OPEN NOW

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 26, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Urban South Brewery and Taproom
1645 Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans 70130

Bring signed Team Leader Agreement 6pm and prepare to pull your Genre from a hat. Receive your Elements Required - Character, Line and Prop.

Depart at 7pm to begin writing your script and shooting your film.

Why make a 48 Hour Film this July?

The winner for Best Film will receive $500 in cash and Vegas Pro Editing Software.

The winner for Best Editing will receive a software bundle from Vegas Pro, Sound Forge, and Acid Pro.

Additional prizes will be awarded to winning categories including Movie Magic Screenwriter 6 Software and WriterDuet Scriptwriting Software.

O'Connell Music will be offering one free download of any song in their music library to each of the U.S. teams. Teams will also have access to pitches and auditions done by potential team members to help build their team.

ARE YOU READY FOR THE 48?
Early Bird Registration opened Tuesday, May 21st

and discounted rate ends Midnight Monday July 1st

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 28, 2019 @ 4:30pm - 7:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Urban South Brewery and Taproom
1645 Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans 70130

ARRIVE BY 7:30 PM WITH COMPLETED FILM!

Total run time must be 4 minutes to 7  minutes not including 1 minute for credits.

Further instructions to follow soon.

Participating Teams

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

  • A Girl and her Goldfish Productions Rachel Searcey
  • Backyard Shed Films Sean Gerowin
  • Cinematic Equity Shana Fincher
  • Concrete Waves James Arnold
  • Cuss & Spit Pictures Trey Lane
  • Fagan Films William Fagan
  • Feline Films Robert B Willsie
  • GumboMonster Michael Garrett
  • I. U. M. Productions Trevor Chapman
  • Keeping It Reel Evette Randolph
  • NaturalWay Films Shamica Anderson
  • Pop-Tart Adventurers John Armijo
  • Reelbellion Productions Laci Talley
  • RobRyan Productions Ryan Naquin
  • RougeWorx Adam Chenevert
  • Sinister Soulmates Studios Kaleb Naquin
  • Take Two Jeanine McLeod
  • Team Rejected Jef Figallo
  • The New Guys David Kirtland
  • The Privateers - Krewe du Cinéma Read W. Ridley
  • Trident Productions Georgi Hernandez-McCloud

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