Cape Town, South Africa 30 August - 1 September 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? 30 August - 1 September 2019

The challenge? To make a film in only 48 hours!

Filmmakers from all over the Cape Town, ZA 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 2020 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2020 Short Film Corner.


Genres Elements FAQs


Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: R1200 ZAR/team ends Mon, 5 Aug
  • Regular: R1500 ZAR/team ends Tue, 20 Aug
  • Late: R1700 ZAR/team ends Fri, 30 Aug
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Kickoff Event

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 @ 18:00 - 19:00
Cape Audio College
Cape Town, 7700, South Africa

 Cape Audio College 
 Address: 48 Dane Street, Unit 8B, Waverley Business Park, Observatory

Dropoff Event

Sun, 1 Sep 2019 @ 16:00 - 19:30
by 19:30 to be on-time
Cape Audio College
Cape Town, 7700, South Africa

LOCATION: Cape Audio College 
                     Address: 48 Dane Street, Unit 8B, Waverley Business Park, Observatory

Premiere Screenings

Sat, 7 Sep 2019
Ster-Kinekor Nouveau (V&A)
V&A Waterfront

Awards Ceremony

Sat, 14 Sep 2019

Required Media

  • Video Codec: Apple ProRES , Avid DNxHD, H.264, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data DVD
  • File Type: MPEG 4 (.mp4), Quicktime (.mov)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), HD 720 (1280x720), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred), Standard (4:3), Anamorphic
  • Pixel Ratio: Square (1:1) (preferred)
  • Frame Rate: 25 FPS
  • Audio Codec: AAC (.aac), WAV (.wav), MPEG4 (.mp4), MPEG3 (.mp3)
  • Audio Bit Rate: 256 kbps (preferred), 128 kbps, 192 kbps
  • Audio Sample Rate: 48 kHz (preferred), 44.1 kHz
Notes

* We will accept enclosed external hard drives, however, we will keep the hard drive for a week.

* We will not accept laptops or PC's as a hard drive enclosure.

* Your memory stick/drive needs to work on our system.

* No DVD, Blu-ray or Tapes will be accepted.

Participating Teams

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

  • 3 Dogs Warren Fischer
  • 42 Productions Hewan McCann
  • 48 Degrees HOD SAE - Team 3 - 48Degrees
  • Alloy Craig Groenewald
  • BABEL NOISE Antony Rangel Coll
  • CINNERS Nani Chehore
  • Camelot colletive Marco Rodrigues
  • Carbonite Cantina jarryd Duthoit
  • Cinematic Misfits juanique claassen
  • DOCi 1 Jade Simpson
  • DOCi 3 Sibabalwe Ngxola
  • DTC Jana-SKye Beukman
  • Doci 2 Anathi Ntamo
  • Eleven Eleven Cameron Hadlow
  • F Creations Faeron Wheeler
  • Falling Piano Productions Robyn McKechnie
  • False Flag Wynand Louw
  • Film School Africa Katie Taylor
  • Fix it in Post Kayla Rose Gersohn
  • Flo Mo Repholositswe Mpitsa
  • Freelancers Andrew Shand
  • Gangs of New Pork Rachel Reynolds
  • Green Light Nicolaas de Jongh
  • H.A.M.C Grads Lisa-Marie Clarke
  • High Felt Alasdair McCulloch
  • IMMEDIA David-John Bailey
  • Laurel le d'Palesa Deidre Rosenberg
  • Light Smite HOD SAE - Team 4 - Light Smite
  • Magic Skeletons HOD SAE - Team 5 - ThundaKats
  • Media Village Nadine Arhin
  • Motif Craig Parker
  • Okuhle Media sinazo didi
  • Pickle Productions Sophia Wolov
  • TEAM FUEGO Fergus Hannah
  • Team Karen Michal Malek
  • Team Of 3 HOD SAE - Team 6 - Team Of 3
  • Team Rocket Hendrik Louw
  • The Friends Joshua la Grange
  • The Misfits HOD SAE - Team 2 The Misfits
  • The Torches Declan Manca
  • The Wild Bunch T.A.Dereck Lungu
  • Typo Productions Jayd Links
  • Unleashed Yasmin Hankel
  • artHUB Productions HOD SAE
  • cput film school 1 ricardo koopman
  • cput film school 2 ricardo koopman
  • myDunoon Film Team. Thuso Malinga

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