48 Hour Film Challenge 2018

48 Hour Film Challenge

Challenge date


Registration closes on the 5th of April 2018.

Welcome to the 10th Anniversary SCI-FI-LONDON 48 Hour Film Challenge.

We're still finalising the judges and prizes, for now sign up and we'll be updating this page shortly.

How the challenges work

The deadline for submission is Monday 9th April, 2018 at 1:00pm.  You can submit a link to your film (on Vimeo, youtube etc) in your account profile or send a link to the film to 48hr2018@sci-fi-london.com.

Good luck and follow the action @scifilondon #SFL48HR

Louis & the SFL team.

The Prizes

Black Magic Camera

Black Magic Camera

Ursa 4k kit

BMD Video Assist

Black Magic Design

Video Assist

davinci resolve 48hr prize

Black Magic Design

DaVinci Resolve 14 - full licences

Adobe CC

Full licences for Adobe Creative Cloud

Private Screening at Pitch

A wonderful outdoor venue, for a private evening screening for you and your friends

Total fun at Zap Space

Just because! An evening of jumping and childish fun at Zap Space Stratford

Challenge Jury

garetth edwards - 48hr scifi film challenge winner

Gareth Edwards


Winner of the 2008 48hr challenge and director of Godzilla and Star Wars: Rogue One

Michele Fazekas Tara Butters

Michele Fazekas


With her partner Tara Butters, they are known for Kevin (Probably) Saves the World and Agent Carter

Tara Butters

Tara Butters


With her partner Michele Fazekas, they are producers known for Agent Carter and Reaper

Garen Daly

Festival Director

Award winning programmer and producer, director of the Boston SciFi Film Festival.

Glyn Dillon


British costume designer, as well as a comics and film storyboard and concept artist, best known for his work on the Star Wars films 'The Force Awakens' and 'Rogue One', as well as his 2012 graphic novel The Nao of Brown.

Ben Roberts, Bfi, SCI-FI-LONDON 48hr jury

Ben Roberts


Ben Roberts is the Director of the BFI Film Fund and is responsible for overseeing the BFI’s Lottery investments in film development, production and distribution, along with the BFI’s international activities.

michael sheen 48hr jury

Michael Sheen


A brilliant actor known for Tron: Legacy, Passengers and countless other fab films!