48 Hour Film Project

2013 Registration Now Open!


It’s time to claim your spot in this year’s project.  That’s right, registration is open!!

And signing up is as simple as going to our website and clicking the

“Register for Des Moines now!” link.

The early bird rate of $140 per team is in effect through June 17.


Sign up today and save:



Not ready to put a team together yet, but don’t want to miss out on the excitement?

Put yourself out there via our join-a-team database which is made available to registered teams.

If someone is looking for help, they just may call YOU!

Join a Team


Mark your calendars.  This year’s filmmaking will take place the weekend of July 26-28 and our screenings will be at Fleur Cinema on July 31 & August 1st.

The winner of Best Film will go on to represent Des Moines as it vies for Best Film of 2013 against cities from around the world.




May 21

  • Online registration begins www.48hourfilm.com/desmoines 
  • 48 Hour Films Des Moines Style
    7pm public screening
    Fleur Cinema & Cafe (4545 Fleur Dr – DSM)
    Tickets $8 at Fleur Cinema box office

July 26-28

  • Des Moines 48HFP competition weekend
    July 26 Kick-off Des Moines Art Center for filmmakers only
    July 28 Completed films must be dropped off by 7:30 pm at Fleur Cinema & Cafe (4545 Fleur Dr – DSM)

July 31 & August 1st

  • Public screenings of all completed 2013 Des Moines 48HFP entries and vote for your favorite
    Fleur Cinema & Cafe (4545 Fleur Dr – DSM)
    Tickets are available at the Fleur Cinema box office & on their website

August 15

  • 2013 48 Hour Film Project Best Of Des Moines Celebration & Red Carpet Extravaganza – includes screenings of the top 12 judged films from the 2013 Des Moines 48HFP entries
    Fleur Cinema & Cafe (4545 Fleur Dr – DSM)

    Tickets are available at the Fleur Cinema box office & on their website.


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The Des Moines 48 Hour Film Project is sponsored by The Des Moines Social Club, The Fleur Cinema & Cafe, Chesire Moon Films, Prysm Body Piercing,Put It On Video, The Des Moines Art Center,  The Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau, Mid Air & Ink, & The 711 Theatre Project.