Filmapalooza 2021
48 Indie Film Summit
18 - 21 March
About Filmapalooza

Filmapalooza is the annual Awards Festival of the 48 Hour Film Project.

It features Award Winning films from around the world. In addition to the 48HFP Best Films of more than 70 cities, the screenings will also include winners of the 48×2 Animation Project, the Four Points Film Project and the Global Film Challenge!

New This Year: Indie Film Summit The Indie Film Summit features film workshops presented by industry experts.

Every topic in the filmmaking process will be covered—writing, acting, producing, editing. Wherever you are in filmmaking, useful information will be presented to take you to the next level.

Industry Workshops
20 Workshops and Panels including:
  • Cinematography: Blocking a Scene for Lighting and Editing
  • Demystifying the Film Scoring Process
  • Distribution: US and International Markets
  • Safe Set Practices Panel
  • Screenwriting: Making It Funny—how to write a comedy
Award Winning Short Films

Stream all the shorts with one ticket!

  • 72 City Winning Films
  • 48×2 Animation Winner
  • Four Points Film Project Winner
  • Global Film Challenge Winner
Networking Events
Connecting Filmmakers from Around the World!
  • Daily Networking Mixers
  • Virtual Escape Room
  • 48 Scavenger Hunt
  • Film Trivia Quiz
Annual Awards Ceremony
Annual Awards Ceremony
  • Official Red Carpet
  • City Winner Recognition
  • 20 Global Awards
  • Grand Champion: Best 48 Hour Film of 2020
  • Who’s Going to Cannes?
The Heart and Soul of Filmapalooza
International Connections!

The 48 Filmmaking Community spans the globe.

Filmapalooza provides the opportunity for filmmakers to meet and network. Through a series of different events, you will have the opportunity to meet and get to know likeminded creatives. In addition to traditional networking events, you’ll join a group to experience a Virtual Escape Room and compete in the 48 Virtual Scavenger Hunt.

Buy Tickets

One ticket gives you access to more than 75 short films from across the globe and access to 20 filmmaking workshops!

Early Registration
Thru February 12
Regular Registration
Thru March 5
Late Registration
Thru March 18
Short Films