Category: 48 Hour Films

2020 Jury Announcements

As always, we can’t wait to see all the films created for the challenge this year.

Over the next few months, we will be adding details of prizes but in the meantime, we are delighted to announce the first of our 2020 jury members.


2019 Winners

Thank you to all those who took part in the 2019 SCI-FI-LONDON 48hr Film Challenge, we saw some amazing films. And congratulations to the winners, well-deserved!



Each year in the challenge the team highlight several films for a special mention… check these out.


2019 shortlist announced

Once again, we have some incredible films made for the SCI-FI-LONDON 48hour Film Challenge.

nicola pearcey, lionsgate on sci-fi-london 48hr jury

Jury announcements

With just weeks to go, we are pleased to announce some of the main jury for the challenge.


£1million to adapt 48hr short

David Cohen won the challenge in 2018 – then bagged a Million to make it a feature

its no game sci-fi-london 48hr

That AI film explained.

A few years the first film written by an AI was made for the challenge.  Check out the back story.


BFI NETWORK join 48hr film jury

We are excited to have the BFI NETWORK  join our 48hour film jury!   


2018 Film Challenge Winner

WINNER 2018 challenge. Under Duress was made for the 10th annual SCI-FI-LONDON 48hr Film Challenge by Team Retrograde.


How safe is this video? Smart 48hr comedy

Orwellian or Brazileque?  This is a lovely 48hr film with great wit.