Madison, Wisconsin July 13 - 15, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 13 - 15, 2018

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

Filmmakers from all over the Madison, WI 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, Jun 18
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jul 3
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 13
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48 Mixer Meet & Greet

Thu, May 31, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Funk's Pub
5956 Executive Dr. #101, Fitchburg 53719

Let your hair down, relax and join us at Funk's Pup

Interested? Not sure? Come find out more!
Meet others to join a team, or add more team members. 
Socialize and network with other local filmmakers.

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48 Mixer Now With Trivia

Thu, Jun 14, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Funk's Pub
5956 Executive Dr. #101, Fitchburg 53719

Let your hair down, relax and join us at Funk's Pup


Socialize and network with other local filmmakers.

Test your film knowledge and earn bragging rights with a fun game of trivia

For anyone interested in the 48 Hour Film Project
Meet others - join a team - add cast and crew. 

48 Mixer Meet & Greet

Thu, Jun 28, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Funk's Pub
5956 Executive Dr. #101, Fitchburg 53719

It's getting close! Take a moment to relax with fellow film makers. Get your team together before the weekend. Ask the producers questions. Try a new drink. We love the Stiletto. 

Hope to see you there.

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 13, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 15, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

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

  • Fueled by Red Ellen Weaver
  • GRiFIn John Swift
  • Hungry Lioness Productions Alissa Kulinski
  • Living Storm Productions Alex Contreras
  • Nice Melons Films William Loper
  • Smudge Capone Scott Meeker
  • The Jazzier Bees Katie Hettenbach
  • Thorazine Work Party Jeff Funk

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