Reading Fringe Film Festival

How the competition works

At 8pm, Friday 7th 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 9th June.

The Finalists will be shown at the Reading Fringe Film Festival on the 22nd July 2019 at Vue Cinema.

How to enter the 48 Hour Film Challenge

Register by emailing with Team Name, Team Lead, email and phone number by 5pm, Thursday 6th June. Pay your entry fee of £16 online by 5pm, Friday 7th 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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