Austin, Texas June 1 - 3, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 1 - 3, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Austin, TX 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 2019 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2019 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 1
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 1, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinballz Lake Creek
13729 Research Blvd, Austin , Austin 78750

We'll be in the Corporate Room in the back to the right.  Arrive early to turn in paperwork.  Remember, the Kickoff STARTS at 6pm!  Filmmaking starts at 7pm.

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 3, 2018 @ 5:00pm - 10:59pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
The Vortex/Butterfly Bar
2307 Manor Rd , Austin 78722

Parking can be a challenge, so have a Driver and someone to jump out and hold your place in line!

BumperActive will be on hand to print t-shirts!

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Lakecreek

Participating Teams

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

  • A Texas Made Film Samuel Tabatabai
  • Backyard Boyz Jeff Walsh
  • Big Dipper Films Mitch Cohen
  • Black Star Christian Olteanu
  • Burton Brother Productions Keith Burton
  • CAKE Athan Bernal
  • Closed Stacks Steven Hedrick
  • Congress Bridge SWAMP Bats Daniel Magallanes
  • Crew32 Films Ali Alkhafaji
  • Deadly Viper Assassination Squad Alex Thompson
  • Drunken Monkies Justin Fischer
  • Edgen Films Justin Durban
  • Emulsion=Emotion Kevin Mounce
  • Freak Foundation Entertainment Jot Holly
  • I AM Alchemist Ryan Davis
  • Line Friends Productions Alyssa Tilley
  • Living in Oblivion Additya Jani
  • No Promises Productions Megan Mcatee
  • Onion Dog Cruz Garcia
  • Option One Team Jason Campbell
  • Owen O’Neill Productions Roy Hunsicker
  • Something Awesome Teresa Seale
  • Studio E Liz Neubauer
  • Team El Guapo Frank Salinas
  • Team Sin Nombre Todd Essary
  • Team Texhoma Ethan Dennis
  • Ten House Productions Trey Huguley
  • The Fatales Katusha Robert
  • The Rookies Evan Dayton
  • Three Amigos Justin Kirchhoff
  • Vintage Denise Garza
  • Who & Whom Productions Brandon Torio
  • Write or Die II Allison Herrera

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