Filmmaking opportunity! 
Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? May 5 – 7, 2023

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

o  Filmmakers from all over the Pittsburgh, PA area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours.
o  Write, shoot, and edit a short film over the weekend and see it PREMIERE on the BIG SCREEN!
o  All Welcome! First-timer to Hobbyists to Amateurs to Professionals!
o  Take your filmmaking to the NEXT LEVEL!

Wherever you are currently in your filmmaking journey, the 48 Hour Film Project is a valuable next step!

o  Make your FIRST film… the first of many!
o  Create a film (or another film!) for your reel
o  Practice new techniques — in a low-risk setting
o  Find new filmmaking partners to work with, beginning on a (very!) short-term basis
o  Create work to help show off your skills to find that next job!
The winning film will go up against films from around the world at Filmapalooza 2024 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2024 Short Film Corner!

Visit the 48 Hour Film Festival Pittsburgh’s website ( ) for more details. 

* The Pittsburgh 48 Hour Film Project Events are sponsored by The Pittsburgh Film Office, The Oaks Theater, StudioME, Lightbulb Rentals, Spotlight Costumes, Ensemble Actors Studio, Construction Junction, Women in Film and Media Pittsburgh, WQED Film Academy, Pop District / The Warhol: Academy , The Cinema Psychos Show, Cavo Night Club, Riley’s Pour House and Goat Milk Fudge Productions!