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Filmapalooza comes to the Big Easy for awards presentation

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Mardi Gras celebrations continue March 6th-10th as 'Filmapalooza' makes its way into town. New Orleans hosts the awards celebration for last year's 48 Hour Film Project. The global competition challenges filmmakers to create a short film within the span of 48 hours, given a specific genre, one-liner, and prop to incorporate. Various cities participate throughout the year, and the Best of the Best are invited to screen their films during the 'Filmapalooza.'

Thursday, 6 March:

  • 2-6pm
    Registration Opens at the Holiday Inn Superdome
  • 4-6:30pm
    Poolside Happy Hour at the Holiday Inn Superdome's pool bar
  • 7pm
    Opening night, NOLA Celebration! Best '48' Films Screening #1 at the Joy Theatre
  • 9pm
    Opening night party at the Little Gem Saloon

Friday, 7 March:

  • 9am
    NOLA Tour
  • 10a-4:30pm
    Registration Desk at the Holiday Inn Superdome
  • 12pm
    Best '48' Films Screening #2
  • 2:30pm
    Best '48' Films Screening #3
  • 5pm
    Best '48' Films Screening #4
  • 9pm
    Pub Crawl, starts in the Holiday Inn lobby

Saturday, 8 March:

  • 8:30am-12:30pm
    Registration desk at the Joy Theatre
  • 8:30am-12pm
    Seminars in Financing/Filmmaking Tips. Louisiana Film Stories, at the Joy Theatre
  • 12:15pm
    Best '48' Films Screening #5
  • 2:30pm
    Best '48' Films Screening #6
  • 5:15pm
    Special Screening: '48 Minutes,' a feature made in 48 days
  • 9pm
    Karaoke Party at the Little Gem Saloon

Sunday, 9 March:

  • 1pm
    Best '48' Screening #7
  • 5pm
    Best '48' Screening #8
  • 8pm
    Closing Night Awards Party at Roux House

Full details, hotel information, and event locations can be found online.

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