48Hr Mobile Device Filmmaking Challenge

Date: May 8, 2024

Deadline: May 26, 2024 - 6:00 pm

Are you ready for the challenge!

All you need is an idea, a mobile device and 48hrs!

May 24 - May 26

Participants will have 48hrs to write, shoot & edit a short film that will have a chance to screen at our annual Short Film Festival in October. 
Open to all Alberta Residents. Must pre-register to have 3 secret elements emailed to you at the start of the challenge. These three elements must be included in your film.
All completed films will be screened on Sunday June 2 via an on-line watch party - with the winners being announced at the end!
There will be 3 awards:

  • Best 48hr Film
  • Best Use of Secret Elements
  • Best Marketed

These 3 top films will be screened at the annual Edmonton Short Film Festival in October and be elegible for screening fees and the People's Choice Award.

New for 2024! First time Filmmaker Category: A first time filmmaker may have shot and edited a film for a student project or for personal use (such as family videos).

No one on the team has experience creating a film that has been submitted to a film festival or has participated on any previous filmmaking challenge.

The Best 48hr First Time Filmmaker film will also be screened at the Edmonton Short Film Festival in October and be eligible for a screening fee and the in October and be elegible for screening fees and the People's Choice Award .