San Antonio, Texas August 16 - 18, 2019

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over San Antonio and turning it into movie-making madness for 48 hours! Teams of filmmakers have a single weekend - this one - to write, shoot and edit their short films! All completed entries will be unveiled on the big screen, at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for San Antonio will be listed on this page after kickoff.
  • Media: You must submit your film according to the formats listed lower on this page.
  • Documents: You must submit releases for all team members, all music, all locations, and any other copyrighted material, as well as a team leader's agreement, a roster, and a certification statement. These forms can be downloaded from on our Production Documents page.
  • Rules: You should make sure that your film complies with our Filmmaking Rules and Competition Rules. If you have questions about the rules, the best place to go is our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • 48HFP Hotline: If you have a question during the filmmaking weekend, call the 48HFP Hotline. The number is on the Kickoff Info Sheet that your team representative was given at the kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film must be dropped off at the location listed on this page.

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!

Elements Genres FAQs

Required Elements

  • Character: Ivan or Iris Montague, Music Teacher
  • Prop: A penny or pennies
  • Line: "Are you asking me or telling me?"

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 18, 2019
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Premiere Screenings

Sun, Sep 8, 2019
Alamo Drafthouse
618 NW Loop 410, San Antonio 78216

Best Of Screening

Sun, Sep 15, 2019 @ 6:00pm
Alamo Drafthouse
618 NW Loop 410, San Antonio 78216

Screening Groups

Group A

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • 129 CORNERBOOTH Productions Brett Russell
  • 4 REEL Entertainment Rachell Martinez
  • 40 Days Production Noah Lhomi Nuppa
  • Alamo Film Group Rob Mabry
  • Ali/Lava Productions Sheila V.A.
  • Alpha Flight Films Ruben Ybarra
  • Atomic Productions Reese Arrington
  • Bad Dog!! Media Jay Wilson
  • Big Ass Glass Productions Jason Trevino
  • Breakout Banshees Marla Makley-Alden
  • Coming Attractions Don Espiritu
  • Sticker Fridge Brian Menard
  • Suncow productions Grant Garcia

Group B

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Fine Tune Productions DEERRA HILL
  • Flagship Studios Dominic Zotti
  • Fountain of Joy Joy Anderson
  • Futrell's Fuzzy Feltwerks Jason Futrell
  • GentleMadMen Productions Patrick Malec
  • Gorillaman Productions rick gonzalez
  • Helix Media Nathan Hovatter
  • Heron Productions Daniel Garza
  • Hidden Track Films Chris Pichado
  • Kotapati Productions ramcharan kotapati
  • Merky Waters Films Bobby Merkle
  • Stryde Studios Christian Stryder
  • Those Guys Mediahouse Scott Millette

Group C

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • Monocle Javier Rubio
  • Montexas Productions Craig Sprout
  • Oakmanor Studios Garrett Williams
  • Out-Cast David Lopez
  • Pint Sized Pictures Randall Anderson
  • Red Rook Films Caleb Baccus
  • Red Twit Entertainment Trent Baker
  • RMX Studios/Suei films Jose Corres
  • Rosebud Productions Reilly Lunsford
  • Siete Loco Victoria Jones
  • SM/PK Films Ryan Anderson
  • Studio E Liz Neubauer
  • Vasílissa Hristiana Buzbee
  • Voxavila | Productions David Avila

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