48 Hour Film Challenge Team Registration Now Open

Published October 12, 2015

48 Hour Film Challenge Team Registration Now Open


For the 8th year running Two Short Nights is inviting teams of filmmakers to take part in this inspiring challenge. Teams must sign up by Wed 4 Nov in order to attend this year’s challenge, which takes place on Fri 6 – Sun 8 Nov 2015.

No previous film experience needed, just a good imagination and a camera.

Films made and delivered within the 48 hours will have the chance to be screened at the opening night of Two Short Nights Festival 2015 and are eligible for two Festival Awards.

AUDIENCE AWARD – Every film screened at Two Short Nights Film Festival can be voted for by our audience. The film with the most audience votes will be announced at the Premiere Screening.

SPONSORS AWARD – The team which shows the most innovative and inspired use of the brief will be awarded the prize for Best 48 Hour Film and will receive either half a day camera skills training with our sponsors, Cineon Productions or £150 worth of kit hire. The winning film will also be hosted online and has the chance of being screened at Exeter’s Big Screen in the Park and in Studio 74. The Sponsors Award will be announced at the 48 Hour film Screening on Thu 26 Nov.

Need some inspiration? Take a look at some of our previous entries

2013: Becoming Marble Man – Team: Privvy De Bins


Winner of Two Short Nights 48 Hour Film Challenge 2013:
GSOH – Team: Get Me Rex Krammer

2014 entry: Hauntings Of Devonshire with Billy Angora


How Does The 48 Hour Film Challenge Work?

Teams are invited to the Challenge launch at 6pm on Fri 6 Nov where they will be presented with a theme, a prop and a line of text, all of which must be included in the film.

Films must be made and delivered in 48 Hours and returned to Exeter Phoenix by 7pm Sun 8 Nov.

Kindly supported by CINEON PRODUCTIONS