Early registration for this year’s Little Rock leg of the 48 Hour Film Project is now open, with earlybird teams who sign up before August 1 getting in for only $140 per team. The price jumps by $20 bucks after that. Interested filmmakers can register here.

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If you’ve read this far, you probably know what it’s all about: teams get 48 hours to conceive, write, direct, shoot, edit and score a four-to-seven minute film, which must include a line of dialogue, genre, character and prop provided by 48HFP organizers. The citywide winner goes on to compete against other cities from around the world.

The film-making sprint this year will be August 19th – 21, with screenings August 27, 28 and 29 starting at 7:00 p.m. Check the Little Rock 48HFP Facebook page for updates.

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Team Arkansas Times won the whole shebang a few years back with the film seen above: “Fortunate,” by director Gerry Bruno. (WARNING: Not safe for work, if your boss has something against someone saying “fuck your mother,” a blind guy getting hit by a car, blackmail, an implied nun-suicide, and a dude with a padlock on his testicles).

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