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Pueblo 48 Hour film Fest


Beginning Oct 6 you may register HERE.
The Pueblo 48 Hour Film Festival invites filmmakers and creative teams to shoot, edit and submit a film within 48 hours. Entry is free and open to all ages.

October 8, 6 p.m.
Thematic Elements Reveal
Join us for a reveal of the theme elements of this year's 48-Hour Film Festival, streaming online on the Pueblo Library Facebook and YouTube pages.

October 10, 6 p.m.
Film Submission Deadline
October 15, 7 p.m.
Blacktop Screening & Awards
Join us at the Pueblo West Library parking lot for an outdoor view party of this year’s submitted films.
Award Categories
Judge’s Choice
Best Cinematography
Best Production Design
Best Performer
Best Supporting Performer
Best Script
Best Musical Score
Best Youth Production (16 yrs and under)
People’s Choice
Submit your video (link) HERE.


  1. Thematic elements such as a genre, character, prop and line of dialogue will be announced at 6 p.m. on Oct. 8.  All elements must be incorporated for the film to be judged.
  2. All submissions must be an original film created in the allotted 48-hour timeframe between Oct 8-10.  Any creative work in advance of the competition is prohibited.  No films or film segments created for other projects may be submitted.  Animation and special effects are allowed, but must be created during the official 48-hour timeframe.
  3. The only work to begin prior to the Official Time Period is: organizing crew, organizing cast, securing equipment and scouting/securing locations.
  4. All films must be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo and submitted here. No hard copies, jump drives or discs will be accepted.
  5. Any type of filming equipment and/or cameras may be used.  Multiple cameras are permitted.
  6. Any stock photos or music used in the film must be original or the team must acquire rights for use.
  7. Films must be no longer than 6 minutes and 30 seconds (including credits).