48 Hour Film Challenge 2018

48 Hour Film Challenge

Challenge date


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 it works:

Entry is free and open to anyone. The film must not exceed 5mins created in the time allocated.  You can be anywhere in the world but entries must be in English or have English subtitles.

  1. Create an account
  2. Register for this challenge

On Saturday 7th April 2018 (11am), login back in and click on My account.

You will find the elements you need to use.

These include:

  • The TITLE for your film
  • A piece of DIALOGUE that must be said by a character in the film
  • Prop list or Action, that we must see on screen
  • An optional scientific idea or theme

Easy...half your work is done! You then have 48 hours to write, shoot, edit and finish your film.

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

We're still finalising the details, but you know you are doing this for the fun of it right... right?

The Prizes

Black Magic Camera

Black Magic Camera

Challenge Jury

garetth edwards - 48hr scifi film challenge winner

Gareth Edwards


Michele Fazekas Tara Butters

Michele Fazekas


Tara Butters

Tara Butters


Garen Daly