San Francisco, California August 16 - 18, 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 16 - 18, 2019

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

Filmmakers from all over the San Francisco, CA 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 22
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Aug 6
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 16
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48 Hour Film Project Mixer

Thu, Jul 18, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Bay Area Video Coalition
2727 Mariposa St #200, San Francisco 94110

We believe that filmmaking is for everyone. From the professional filmmaker to the hobbyist, seeing your film on the big screen is not only unbelievably rewarding but also increases your filmmaking skills. The 48HFP gives you a deadline, supportive environment & a receptive audience.

Want to make a film for the 48HFP? Come to this summer mixer, hosted by Bay Area Video Coalition, to network and build a team with other talented creators & artists for the 2019 San Francisco 48 Hour Film Project.

Additionally, we will also be screening the films from the previous SF winners, in hopes to inspire and spark your creativity for this year's competition.

See you there!

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Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 16, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bay Area Video Coalition
2727 Mariposa St #200, San Francisco 94110

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 18, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Mon, Aug 26, 2019 @ 7:00pm @ Roxie Theater
Group B: Mon, Aug 26, 2019 @ 9:00pm
Group C: Tue, Aug 27, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Roxie Theater
3117 16th Street, San Francisco

Participating Teams

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

  • Alchemy Talkies Sam Lugani
  • Asgardian Erik Braa
  • Barewitness Films Matthew Gardner
  • Cinamite Paul Aspuria
  • Dragon Farm Productions Norman Luce
  • Fueled By Boba Matthew Ignao
  • Loose Leaf Productions Jamil Moledina
  • Tiny Rabbit Productions Kealani Kitaura

Films from Previous Years


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