How to Enter

Thanks again to all the filmmakers who participated in this year’s 50-Hour Challenge – we couldn’t put on this show without you. Stay tuned for info about TCFF 2018.

Contact Info

Jennifer Archer, Executive Director, SCAC – director@sylvaniaarts.org – (419) 517-0118
Joshua Lightle, Chair of the Tree City Film Festival – (419) 450-5999

50-Hour Challenge

The Tree City Film Festival’s 50-hour Challenge is an exciting and intense weekend that invites teams of filmmakers to write, shoot, edit, and publish their own short films in just 50 hours. The filming takes place during one weekend in March. At the beginning of the event, each team receives a series of elements that must be incorporated into their film – things like a particular genre, prop, line of dialogue, character name and shooting location. After the allotted 50 hours are over and the films are accepted, they are juried by a guest panel of judges that are currently working in the film industry today.

50-hour Shorts

View all of the 2016 submissions.

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