Saint Louis, Missouri June 2 - 4, 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 2 - 4, 2017

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 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

  • Late: $198 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 2
Register Your Team Now!

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 2, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Webster Winifred Moore Auditorium
Webster University, 470 East Lockwood Avenue, Saint Louis 63119

Parking is available on the street on Lockwood.

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 4, 2017 @ 6:00pm - 8:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Urban Chestnut - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten
3229 Washington Avenue, Saint Louis 63103

Join us for the final countdown. Come share stories of your harrowing weekend, and grab a beer. All teams will receive two drink tickets after turning in their film. 

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $13.00 USD
Tue, Jun 6, 2017
Tivoli Theatre
6350 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis 63130

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264 (preferred), Apple ProRES , Avid DNxHD
  • Media: Data DVD, Playable DVD, USB Thumb Drive
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080), HD 720 (1280x720), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Standard (4:3), Widescreen (16:9)
  • Pixel Ratio: Square (1:1)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (23.976), 30 FPS (29.97), 24 FPS, 30 FPS

Participating Teams

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

  • 1508 Graham Bronwyn Ritchie
  • A Meal and A Reel! James Compton
  • Anonymous Productions Mike Rohlfing
  • Avenues Alex Van Almsick
  • Bad Karma Chris Robards
  • BanJoe Films Joe Miller
  • Blue Harmony Zach Doll
  • Brain Freeze Productions Kent Trentschert
  • Cannon Cove Studios Michael Toeniskoetter
  • DH4K Films David Hamberg
  • Fabrication Manufacturing Dan Foster
  • Fish 'N Bicycle Kaelan Ramos
  • good job hot dog at hotmail dot com Jered Schneider
  • Green Eggs & Cams Levi Kirby
  • Happy Birthday Productions Caroline Bailey
  • HLK Jason Flamm
  • House of Badger Sean Parada
  • Imaginary Banana David Whatley
  • Lean Wisconsin Zachary Moe
  • Los Hermanos Politicos Dave Lang
  • MDS Media David Skaggs
  • Medical Waste Randy Shinn
  • Moondoggie Films Pedro Tamayo
  • Movie Maker Man Amy Witt
  • Outside the Lines John Winski
  • Page 3 Productions Jordann Salvador
  • ShadyRow Daniel DarkSide
  • ShortFuse 3200 Caron Arnold
  • Small Plastic Dinosaurs Jake Hughes
  • Spilt Milk Productions Jamie Simpher
  • Team Thunder Gun Alexander Hernandez
  • Untitled Sequence Cory Byers

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