Can you plan, shoot and edit a film in just 48 hours?

Published October 28, 2013

Registration for this year’s 48 Hour Film Challenge is now open.

For the sixth year running Two Short Nights Film Festival invites teams of filmmakers to take part in this inspiring challenge.

Teams must apply by Wed 20 Nov. 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 the Two Short Nights Film Festival (12 – 13 Dec) and are eligible for a festival award.

To register, visit >>

How does the 48 hour film challenge work?

*Teams will be able to register from Mon 28 Oct 2013. Registration closes on Wed 20 Nov 2013

*Teams can be any size.

*Each team must have someone who is over 18 years old.

*Once a team has registered they will be asked to arrive on the evening of Fri 22 Nov at Exeter Phoenix to pick up their assignment brief. More details will be given with the registration confirmation pack, which teams will receive via email within 24 hours of registering.

*Teams must use the inspiration found in the assignment brief to write, shoot and edit a film in 48 hours.

*Teams must submit their completed films by the evening of Sun 24 Nov, 48 hours later.

*Submitted films are judged and the final selection are screened at Two Short Nights Film Festival. All films screened at the festival will be voted for by the festival audience and are eligible for the Audience Choice Award and the Best 48 Hour Film Award.

Click here to see Balloons, the winning 48 Hour film from last year >>