50 Hour Filmmaking Challenge
World's Largest Filmmaking Challenge.
Calling Professional filmmakers, production houses, aspiring directors, filmmaking enthusiasts and students.
Films change the world, one story at a time. They empower societies, create rebels, defy the norms, counter the culture and move minds. Join us in this journey of sleepless nights where you compete with 40,000 limitless creators like you to achieve the extraordinary as adrenaline fuels the rush.
Join the largest filmmakers tribe in the continent and create your next masterpiece in just 50 Hours.
Participants in last 11 years from over 38 countries
Team Leaders who have made 3 or more short films in the past
Open for Everyone
Shoot film entirely on a mobile device
Awards for Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and #5 Film (Top 5) across each of the three categories.
One-on-one mentoring session with one Jury member.
Microphones by Sennheiser for 5 winners across each category for the 'Best use of Sound'
Professional Filmmaking Lights by Nanlite for the top 5 winners across each category
Lifetime subscription of Final Draft for the top 5 winners across each category
Free subscription of Arc Studio Pro to the top 5 winners across each category for 2 years
Lifetime Free Entry
Legacy lifetime free entry to IFP's 50 Hour Filmmaking Challenge
Participate and get...
Exclusive Online Workshop for participants with an industry expert on the first day of the challenge.
E-certificate of Participation
Watch the winning films from previous 12 years
Find a Teammate
What previous participants love about 50 Hour Filmmaking Challenge
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Attend the IFP Festival
Oct 8 & 9 / Mumbai
In continuation with the challenges, IFP Fest is a place where culture breaks. Each year, over 85,000 creative enthusiasts and seekers from the field of arts and tech come together to dream of better way to make the extraordinary happen.
Find free-spirited people like you and engage with them to unlock opportunities and build relevant creative collaborations.
Films and OTT
Literature & Writing
Design & Art
Audio & Podcasting
Tech & Gaming
Artists on Stage from over 10 creative fields
Collaborative Opportunites for you
Hours of Curated Programming
Challenge participants who are nominated will get a complimentary festival season pass. Participants who do not make it to the nominations are welcome to buy festival season pass at a discounted price.