Community Event

72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition 20th Anniversary Launch Party

Thursday, June 6, 2024
6 – 8PM

Welcome to the 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition Launch Party - 20th anniversary!

Come join Asian American Film Lab live in NYC at 389 5th Ave or virtually, from anywhere in the world with WiFi via livestream, for an exciting kickoff event where filmmakers gather to kickstart their creative engines. Get ready to meet fellow filmmakers, network, and learn more about the competition. The live event will feature custom LUNAR “Dan Dan” cocktails, delicious treats, fun, door prizes and giveaways (including Jersey Kool’s iconic “Stop Asian Hate” Shaker Pint glasses), special surprise guests, and fantastic opportunities to connect with like-minded individuals. Don’t miss out on this chance to jumpstart your filmmaking journey with a bang! The THEME of this year’s competition - upon which all the films must be based - will be announced and that will start the clock ticking.

Special Thanks To Event Sponsor IDEALIST And Drink Sponsor LUNAR!

Shootout competitors: you do NOT need a ticket. Your registration for the competition will auto add you to the VIP list.

Attending Virtually: attending virtually? You do NOT need a ticket! Just subscribe (it’s free) to and join the fun from anywhere in the world with WiFi!