Oklahoma City, Oklahoma September 10 - 12, 2021

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? September 10 - 12, 2021

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

Filmmakers from all over the Oklahoma City, OK 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 2022 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2022 Short Film Corner.

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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Aug 16
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 31
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Sep 10
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Find your teammates here!

Sat, Aug 7, 2021 @ 7:00pm - 11:00pm
The Auditorium at The Douglass
600 N High Ave, Oklahoma City 73117

Hey Filmmakers!

August 2nd we are having our VERY 1st in person Meet & Greet. Come on out to The Auditorium at The Douglass, mingle, have fun, and find your team! There will be trivia, darts, poker, and much more! Can't wait to see you there!

This event is for all ages. There will be games and prizes! A Bar is provided with wristbands for adults and children. 

Kickoff Event

Fri, Sep 10, 2021 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Auditorium at The Douglass
600 N High Ave, Oklahoma City 73117

Dropoff Event

Sun, Sep 12, 2021
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Thu, Sep 16, 2021 @ 1:00pm - 8:30pm
The Auditorium at The Douglass
600 N High Ave, Oklahoma City 73117

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 Cinema48.com. Make sure your team leader is registered.

Participating Teams

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

  • BEwin Bryan Patterson
  • Prairie Lens Daniel Bottoms
  • TacoDog Barry Thurman

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