The 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP) will occur in cities around the world on different weekends throughout the year. http://www.48hourfilm.com/filmmaking-rules/
The 48 Hour Film Project will occur between a Friday 7pm local time and the following Sunday 7pm local time. This is the Official Time Period. (Days of the competition may vary in some countries.)
The participating group/team must complete its film/video work in time to deliver it to a location to be announced, on Sunday by 7:30pm.
Only works that meet the deadline will be officially part of the competition. All films received on Sunday (on-time and late) will be screened.
B. Creative Process
All creativity must take place during the Official Time Period. Any creative work in advance of the competition weekend is prohibited. Creative work includes, but is not limited to:
Writing the script
Outputting to tape or other media
The only work to begin prior to the Official Time Period is:
All cast and crew must be volunteers.
Any type of video or film camera may be used. There is no limit to the number of cameras.