The organizers of 48 FILM PROJECT wish to make it clear they are not affiliated with the 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP) or with any other 48hr, 48HRS, 48HOUR, 48+, forty eight, forty-eight hour, 2 days - 3 days, or any kind of "48" competition you may know.
Do not be confused
48 FILM PROJECT is the one and only totally online international short film competition. It runs from the beginning of January until the end of November each year.
There are tens of thousands of 48-hour film and creative arts competitions around the world. They vary in location, style, format and entry conditions. But 48 FILM PROJECT is the original ultimate online international short film competition.
Filmmakers keep the rights to their films. The film belongs to you, the creator.
Participate from anywhere in the world, wherever you are, whenever you like. Weekday or weekend, morning or night - this is your film freedom.
Choose your genre - not surprises.
Upload your film online. All you need is an Internet connection.
Get big prizes connected with industry professionals.
48 FILM PROJECT Competition Year
Judging takes place in December and finalists are announced early in the following year. An Award Ceremony is held annually in Hollywood. The winners screen their shorts at the Directors Guild of America prestigious theater in Hollywood. Your film will be screened in front of reputable producers, directors, agents, managers and industry professionals at the house of the greatest directors of our times.
Winners share more than $10,000 in cash and prizes.
Our Grand Prize Winner will get many prizes, including tickets and accommodations to the Hollywood screening, as well as many perks and software. How cool is that? Save time and money, get the support and the networking you deserve. Have fun, shoot a film and submit it. Imagine if you were our next winner!