The Cleveland 48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project comes to Cleveland on the weekend of July 11 – 13, 2014. Filmmakers from all over the Cleveland 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.

Enter today! Space is limited.

This year, teams will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Once the initial registration is complete, we will add teams to a waiting list.

Early Bird Registration is $140. Teams must register on or before Monday, June 16 to get this special rate. Regular registration is $160. If teams register after Tuesday, July 1 they must pay a rate of $175.

Register for the Cleveland 48 Hour Film Project now!

Cleveland 48HFP Events

New Amsterdam Vodka 48HFP Invitational

Date   Friday, August 1
Time   6:00pm-7:00pm
Place   TBD
Notes   Cleveland is one of 25 cities around the U.S. selected to participate in this special 48 hour filmmaking invitational sponsored by New Amsterdam Vodka. The top five filmmaking teams from this summer’s 48HFP (as determined by our panel of judges) will be invited to participate in this competition. Teams will have 48 hours to create their short film about Cleveland and show the world “This is my town” while featuring New Amsterdam Vodka products in the film. These five films will be screened at the “Best Of” screening on August 7th at the Capitol Theatre along with the other top 48HFP films–participants in the NAV Invitational have a shot at winning $1000 Best NAV Film in Cleveland or the $5000 grand prize!

Kickoff

Date   Friday, July 11
Time   6:00pm – 7:00pm
Place   Jake’s Bar at the Cleveland Marriot Hotel 127 Public Square Cleveland, OH 44114
Notes   Jakes Bar is located on the first floor of the Marriott near the front entrance

Dropoff

Date   Sunday, July 13
Time   6:30pm – 8:00pm (by 7:30pm to be on time!)
Place   Jake’s Bar at the Cleveland Marriot Hotel 127 Public Square Cleveland, OH 44114
Notes   Jakes Bar is located on the first floor of the Marriott near the front entrance.
You must be INSIDE the hotel at the entrance to Jake’s in order to be counted as an on-time film.

Premiere Screenings

Date   July 22nd & 23rd
Time   7:00pm and 9:30pm each night
Place   Tower City Cinemas230 Huron Rd., Cleveland OH 44113
Notes   Check out the world premier screenings of the 2014 Cleveland 48 Hour Film Project. Purchase tickets in advance because these screenings will sell out!
Single tickets will go on sale in July-more info on how and where to purchase will be available at that time.

Best Of Screening

Date   Thursday, August 7
Time   7:00pm
Place   Capitol Theatre1390 West 65th Street, Cleveland, OH 44102
Notes   This special screening will feature all of the top award-nominated films from the 2014 Cleveland 48 Hour Film Project. We’re excited to be in the Capitol Theatre for the first time ever. 
List of films screening will be posted the week of the screening. Tickets will go on sale at that time as well. All info on films and purchasing tickets will be available on this page at that time.

Wrap Party

Date   Thursday, August 7
Time   9:00pm – midnight (starts immediately after Best Of screening)
Place   Cleveland Marriott Hotel127 Public Square Cleveland, OH 44114
Notes   Join us for a very special Awards Ceremony & Wrap Party for the 2014 48 Hour Film Project. The event will begin immediately following the Best Of screening at the Capitol Theatre–the second floor atrium of the Marriott, which is just a short drive from the Capitol. There will be appetizers, a cash bar, a DJ, and of course the announcement of all the award winning films from this year’s 48HFP!
Information on tickets for the party will be available on this page 4-6 weeks prior to the event.

Cleveland 48HFP Links