Salt Lake City, Utah June 9 - 11, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 9 - 11, 2017

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

Filmmakers from all over the Salt Lake City, UT 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 2018 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2018, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $178 USD/team ends Tue, May 30
  • Late: $198 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 9
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 9, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

We'll be at The Broadway Center Cinemas for kick off. You'll not miss us along with the hundred other filmmakers waiting in anticipation for their elements! See you there! Location and other details can be found here http://www.saltlakefilmsociety.org/

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 11, 2017
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Run on back to The Broadway Center Cinemas again to get your film to us. Remember to be on time you have to be inside the doors by 7:30pm.

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $15.00 USD
Tue, Jun 13, 2017
Broadway Center Cinemas
111 East Broadway, Salt Lake City 84111

Wow you made a film only a few days ago. Now it's time to come and watch it on the big screen and see how it holds up against the other films (which I am sure it is great!) This is a public screening so all your friends and family can come and cheer for you too.

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264 (preferred), No Proprietary Codecs
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data DVD
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4) (preferred), AVI (.avi), MPEG 4 (.m4v), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), HD 720 (1280x720), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred), Standard (4:3), Anamorphic
  • Pixel Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred)
  • Maximum File Size: 2.0GB (preferred)

Participating Teams

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

  • Deer Rabbit Studios Jack Ahlander
  • District 22 Studios Kyle Larsen
  • E= Nick Smith
  • GRIG Media John Goodman
  • Host Productions Scott Steele
  • Key Light Production Topher Nadauld
  • Lexerot Filmworks Antonio Lexerot
  • Matching T-shirts Productions Dominic Bohne
  • Rush Studios Zachary Phillippy
  • Secret Fire Productions Larry Curtis
  • Studio 76 Drew Tyler
  • Team Deathpunch Jonathan Casler
  • The Couch Dreamers Zach Berry
  • The Fourth Paragraph Nick Garrett
  • The Shutter Brigade Dave Moppert
  • Wasatch Bay Project Sam Dahl

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