Durban 48 Hour Film Project 2019

Fri Nov 1, 18:00 - Sun Nov 3, 19:30
Musgrave Centre


Filmmakers from all over the Durban, ZA area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours.

The concept of the project is for teams of Filmmakers across KZN to make a short film of between 4 to 7 minutes, from start to finish, within a 48-hour time-span. Kickoff happens on Friday 1 November at 6pm, where teams draw a genre out of a hat, and are given a character name, profession, a line of dialogue and prop, all to be included in their film. Dropoff is 48-hours later, on Sunday, 3 November and all films submitted will be included in the premier screening at Ster-Kinekor, Musgrave Centre on Saturday 16 November. The official Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday 17 November 2019.

This timed short-film competition has proven to be a favourite with students, professionals and film enthusiasts keen to make a film. We have teams entering for company team building, community development, family bonding, and just to have fun. 

The winning city 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.


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