Bucket List MeetupWelcome to the Bucket ListLet’s Make A Movie information page. Here’ we’ll be posting information about the upcoming Las Vegas 48 Hour Film Project that is taking place the weekend of April 12th – 14th, 2013. The competition starts on Friday night, April 12th at 7pm!


Kickoff is on Friday April 12th at 7pm!  Click on the ‘Locations’ tab above for directions.  
Information we need NOW!
  • All participants must fill out the cast/crew information form (Click the ‘Info Form’ tab above.)
  • Everyone must RSVP on the Meetup.com website to confirm participation!


What is the 48 Hour Film Project?

The 48 Hour Film Project comes to Las Vegas on the weekend of April 12 – 14, 2013. Filmmakers from all over the Las Vegas area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world. There are currently 32 teams competing in this year’s Las vegas competition.
On Friday night (April 12th) each team will receive a character, prop, line of dialogue, and a movie genre. You then have only 48 hours to write a script, shoot your movie, edit and have it completed by 7pm on Sunday evening!  A few days later all the movies from each team are then shown in a local movie theatre and judges will pick a winner!


Weekend Schedule

Due to the dynamic nature of the competition the schedule throughout the weekend will be constantly changing but we’ve tried to show an example of how we hope the weekend will go …


Friday Night

  • Receive Assignment (6-7 p.m.) – Two team representatives will attend the official kickoff to receive our assigned genre, prop, character, and dialogue!
  • KICKOFF AT 7:00 PM!Entire team will gather for a kickoff event at 7pm! During this time we will start assigning each team member to their cast & crew assignments.
  • Assignment – Sometime between 7-8pm we will receive our movie making assignment (character, prop, line of dialogue, and movie genre.)
  • Brainstorm – We will have a script brainstorming session with everyone.
  • Write Script – Based on ideas from the brainstorming session the scriptwriters will then go and write a script.
  • Pre-Production– Once the script is completed (hopefully sometime Friday evening) we will then:
    • Send copies of the script to everyone
    • Director and camera crew will start blocking and storyboarding the script
    • Cast the actors for the movie
    • Start gathering props
    • Start creating costumes
    • Start scouting locations


Hopefully at this point everyone will have clear direction of what they need to do!
  • Pre-Production – All equipment, props, costumes, etc. will have been gathered and brought to the location(s) where we will be shooting the movie.
  • Setup – Cast & crew will be at their shooting locations preparing and setting up the movie’s sets
  • Shoot – SHOOT THE MOVIE! (hopefully we will be able to shoot everything by Saturday evening)
  • Edit – Rough edit of the movie will be made as video is available


This is the final day and everything will need to be completed and the final move turned in by 7pm.
  • Edit – Complete editing of the movie.
  • Post-Production – Add music, sound effects, titles, etc…
  • Export – Render and export movie
  • Submission – Submit completed movie
  • SLEEP!


Wednesday 4/17 at 8:30 p.m.

Screen our movie at the Century 18 Sam’s Town movie theatre! We are in Screening Group B
We get to see our movie up on the big screen in front of a packed theater! Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased in advance online HERE!
Every participant must fill out the form below! For those of you who attended the planning meeting I already have your information and you do not need to fill out the form. ~ Thanks

'Bucket List' Team Member Info

Please fill in your contact information for the "Let's Make A Movie" 48 Hour Film Project. Select how you would like to be involved. There are no guarantees to what positions will be needed or available but you'll probably be needed for multiple positions so select as many as you want!
  • Availability

    The 48 Hour Film Project runs from 7pm on Friday the 12th until 7pm on Sunday the 14th
    We'll need everyone to be there for the kickoff on Friday the 12th at 7pm ... this is when we'll be assigning cast/crew positions and creating the schedule for the weekend!
  • Involvement

    Check ALL the Cast & Crew positions that interest you! You may be needed for multiple positions or as a back-up for someone else! (Not all positions are guaranteed to be needed or available.)
  • Needed

    If you have anything listed below that we may use, please check and provide additionl details in the text box below.
    Until Friday night when we receive our movie assignment we won't know what items we'll need so we're just asking for you to keep an eye out for anything you may have or that is interesting that you could suggest in the case a need arises.
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Equipment & Props

Available Equipment:

  • Tripod w/ Fluid Head
  • Canon Vixia HF200
  • Shoe Mount Shotgun Mic for Canon
  • White Foam Boards and Mylar to make Bounce Boards
  • Pie Tin Clamp Lights
  • Shoulder Rig for Camera
  • Canon XH-A1 HD Video Camera
  • Sennheiser G2 Wireless Lapel Mic
  • Audio-Technial AT897 Shotgun Mic
  • Boom Pole with 20′ XLR Mic Cable
  • Canon 60D DSLR Camera
  • Canon DSLR Lenses:
    • 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 zoom
    • 35mm f/2.8 macro
    • 50mm f/1.8
    • 15mm f/2.8 fisheye
    • 70-300mm f/4-5.6 zoom
  • Rhode VideoMic


Friday night kickoff at 7pm

1701 Starlight Canyon Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89183

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