Action On The Side presents...
The Ealing 48
48 hour Film Competition
3-5 November 2023
and where can we watch the films?
Get Your Team Together
From 8pm Friday 3rd to 8pm Sunday 5th November, your team will have only 48 hours to make your entry.
The films must be 5-7 minutes (including credits), in your allocated genre, and include the random elements
48 hours to
write, shoot, edit, and submit
Join us at OPEN Ealing for the
7pm-8pm Friday 3rd November
where we will give you tips and tricks, allocate the genres, and announce the random elements
The event will be livestreamed for registered teams based outside of London and outside the UK
These are the requirements for the competition
Your entry must be no shorter than 5 minutes and no longer than 7 minutes (including credits)
Your film must clearly include the three random elements announced at the kick-off event: the line of dialogue, the prop, and the shot or filmmaking technique
Films must be in English or have English Subtitles
Every person involved in the film must be credited in the film: all cast and crew (not background talent though)
Chain Of Title
You must prove chain of title for your film. That means each person involved must sign the release form and music must be original or fair use (creative commons).
Your film must recognisably fit the genre you are allocated. It can be mixed with another genre. Be creative!
No member of your team or person involved in the production can be paid for their work. Everyone is taking part on a voluntary basis
Your film cannot be made available to the public until the selection notifications or after the screening
Screening 26 November 2023
The top teams will have their entry screened ActOne Cinema, 11am to 1pm, Sunday November 26th.
The top teams will get support to distribute their film, laurels for their poster, and be up for prizes, including:
The Best Film will win the grand trophy