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Michael and his team decide to go head to head with the other indie production companies in the metro Atlanta area.

The 48 Hour Project Details

The 48 Hour Film Project is an intense film-making competition where you get 48 hours to write a script, shoot it, edit it and turn it in. You do not know what genre of film you will have to make or what the required elements are until the very beginning of the competition.

Each participating group will be assigned required elements that must appear in its film, such as a genre, a character, a prop and/or a line of dialogue.

The required Character must be seen on-screen and it must be clear--either directly shown or by context--who the required character is.  The Character name does not have to be said out loud or written on-screen.

The required Prop must be seen on-screen. A picture of the required prop is also allowed.

The required Line of Dialogue must be used verbatim. It may be spoken, sung and/or written. It may be in any language, though if it is unclear that it is the required Line, there must be a translation. To qualify as an Official Entry, each group's film must be in the genre it selects and must contain all required elements within the official time limit and prior to the credits.

The finished film must be a minimum of 4 minutes in duration, and a maximum of 7 minutes in duration—not including end credits. In other words, the official running time begins after the required 48HFP slates and ends prior to the end credits. The required slates and the end credits do not count towards the minimum time of 4 minutes.

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