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Fringe Wilmington

48 – Hour Extreme Film Making Competition

The Extreme Film Making Competition is a Fringe Wilmington Favorite! Teams of film makers are given a prop, a line of dialogue, a genre and 48-hours to shoot, edit and produce a 5-minute film!

Applications are currently open through January  30, 2014.

Open filming weekends are:

Dec 19 – 21, 2014

Jan 23 – 25, 2015

Feb 6 – 8, 2015


1st Place: $1000

2nd Place: $750

3rd Place: $500

Youth Prize: $250

Winners will be selected by a point system that combines both jury and audience input. Points are awarded for originality, image quality, sound quality, cinematography, editing, continuity, writing and use of genre/prop/dialogue.


  • 5 minutes in length.
  • Include a prop, line of dialogue and genre provided by the fringe.
  • Include 5 seconds of black followed by a slide including title, production team, genre, prop and line of dialogue.
  • Conclude with a slide including the Fringe Wilmington website www.fringede.org.