Los Angeles, California August 3 - 5, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? August 3 - 5, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Los Angeles, 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 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

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Mon, Jul 9
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 24
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 3
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LA 48HFP Meet and Greet Mixer

Tue, May 29, 2018 @ 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Tinhorn Flats
2623 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank 91505

FILMMAKERS, CAST AND CREW...WANT TO NETWORK WITH US? We know you do! We'll be partying it up at our awesome sponsor and host of the evening, Tinhorn Flats! Tinhorn has an AWESOME dinner menu (so come hungry), and happy hour from 3-7pm.

The first 10 Team Leaders who attend will get ONE FREE DRINK TICKET, so that's another reason to sign up your team before our mixer: www.48hourfilm.com/la

If you're a Team Leader, crew, actor, or someone who wants to start their own team, this is an event you do not want to miss....THIS PARTY IS FOR YOU!! #LA48HFP2018

Sign up your LA 48HFP Team here if you haven't already: www.48hourfilm.com/la

RSVP via facebook

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 3, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 5, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Regal Cinemas LA Live
Los Angeles 90015

Participating Teams

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

  • 4th Hallway Andrea Prabhu
  • Americana Thomas Peterson
  • Authenticity Jennifer Cooper
  • Blood from Stone Cara Brown
  • C.A.P.P.A Dustin Darr
  • CP3 Productions Catelin Pereira
  • Crashed Mind Christopher Madden
  • Create Films Traci Hannel
  • Cultural Detritus Carl Hansen
  • Cup O’Meat Productions Ron Houghtaling
  • Da Culdesac Films Kent Hata
  • Go Go Guppie Sherry Berg
  • Grumpy Old Friends Therese Lentz
  • H2R Adam Rosenblatt
  • HCT.media Jordan Long
  • I love lamp Sarah Williams
  • Ice Chest Productions Neal Honda
  • Iron Relic Bryan Forrest
  • LA Valley Cinema Club Sirtaj Bhangu
  • Little Biddy Pictures Peter Cameron
  • Luther's Lions Daniel Restuccio
  • NinjaBoo Productions Ambar Kaiser
  • PALADIN Ella Thomas
  • Platonic Solids Eric Jordan Mattos
  • Push Freedom Films Chris Alan
  • RAWMIX Productions Rommel Andaya
  • RPM Lightning Rachelle Henry
  • Red Cape Films Ivon Visalli
  • Rivers INKD Aaron Doolittle
  • Rogue Division Andrew Kadikian
  • Sethward Productions Sethward Allison
  • Slushpile Entertainment Frank Mohler
  • Struggle City Sean Casey
  • Superhero Latina Tanya Mordacci
  • Team Rebelution Poonam Basu
  • Too Lemon Sam Pinnelas
  • Transplant Pictures Adam Bradshaw
  • Trinoceros Fernando Raigoza Jr.
  • Uncle Mikki Productions Alec Wry
  • Warm Milk Vacation Charles Butler
  • maxchroma Ian Lim

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