Reading Fringe Film Festival

How the competition works

At 8pm, Friday 8th June, all applicants will be emailed details of content choices to be included in their short film. There will be a choice of 3 props and 3 lines of dialogue and applicants must choose at least 1 of each to be included in their short film. Applicants then have 48 hours to write, rehearse, film, produce and submit their short film.

The film should be no longer then 5 minutes including titles.

Short films must be submitted by 8pm, Sunday 10th June.

The Finalists will be shown at the Reading Fringe Film Festival on the 25th July 2018.

How to enter the 48 Hour Film Challenge

Register by emailing with Team Name, Team Lead, email and phone number by 5pm, 7th June. Pay your entry fee of £16 online by 5pm, Friday 8th June.

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Entry Fee includes 2 free tickets to the Reading Fringe Film Festival 2018. Additional tickets can be purchased here.

Reading Fringe International Short Film Competition

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