Saint Louis, Missouri 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 Saint Louis, MO 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
Brown Hall
Washington University • One Brookings Drive • St. Louis 63130

The ultimate weekend in filmmaking is finally here! Our team leaders will gather and receive all of the essential information to kick off the wildest 48 hours in any filmmaker's life! Genres will be drawn and all of the elements will be revealed!

Check-in begins at 6pm and your team will be released at 7.

For any questions, contact city producer, Brian Spath, at

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 3, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Urban Chestnut - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten
3229 Washington Avenue, Saint Louis 63103

Drop off your film by 7:30 to be eligible for all 48HFP awards!

Each team receives two complimentary drink tickets.

This the Midtown/Grand Center location of Urban Chestnut!

Participating Teams

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

  • "Go ahead...make my frame!" James Compton
  • 5 Star Pictures David Malone
  • A Tad Bit Tad Trier
  • Abi productions Noah Keane
  • Anonymous Productions Mike Rohlfing
  • Bender Films Kristi Harper
  • Brain Freeze Productions Kent Tentschert
  • Bug-Juice Productions Stephen Province
  • COME AT ME BRO! Films Adam Eller
  • Cross Park Productions Elisabeth Housman
  • Csz St. Louis michael mcguire
  • Dark Village Films Nathan Storm
  • FMR Jason Flamm
  • Full Disclosure Films Patrick Hanlon
  • Fusionworks Pictures Ryan Heckman
  • Green Eggs & Cams Levi Kirby
  • HBK 2.0 Caroline Bailey
  • Here comes the Fuzz Andrew Woodard
  • House of Badger Sean Parada
  • Lean Wisconsin Zachary Moe
  • Lexicon Pictures alexander browne
  • Lone Fort Productions Isaac White
  • Los Hermanos Politicos Dave Lang
  • Mole Man Movies Pearce Healey
  • Page 3 Productions Jordann Salvador
  • Petty Cash Media Randy Shinn
  • R&E Productions Amy Witt
  • S12 Productions Dan Foster
  • ShadyRow Daniel DarkSide
  • Small Plastic Dinosaurs Jake Hughes
  • Something Creative Jessica Reid
  • Spilt Milk Jamie Simpher
  • Studio C Plus Kevin Kersting
  • Super Movie Bros. ULTRA Tim Gowan
  • Team Dibbley Jef Franklin
  • The Banana Boyes Do Movies Giuseppe Vitellaro
  • The Ministry of Silly Films Michael Pearce
  • Untitled Sequence Cory Byers
  • Veteran Film Productions Nate Carroll

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