CC7D connects actors, musicians, screenwriters, cinematographers, and volunteers to make a movie in just 7 days! The competition welcomes professionals and newcomers to create short films to compete for cash prizes and see their movies on the big screen. If you're interested in filmmaking, attend the kick-off party at House of Rock on July 6 at 6:00 p.m.! Teams must register in person. For more information visit the CC7D website.

Check out these 7 films from previous years in preparation for the 2022 competition:

Juliette (2010)

This stop motion movie explores reality with a peek into Juliette's pretty daydream. This first-time entry came away with 5 awards including the Filmmaker Award, Audience Choice, Technical Achievement Award, 1st Time Filmmaker Award, and Best Use of the Essential Element - Prop.


Peaches (2019)

One man, one can. This award-winning film has it all -- suspense, thrill, and action. It's no wonder this Andrew Tilley-directed film took home 5 awards and nominations including Grand Jury Award Winner, Best Director, Best Cinematography nomination, Best Actor nomination, and Best Use of Character nomination.


Dunes Day (2017)

Things go south very quickly for two friends taking a trip to the beach for their friend's wedding.


Sin Ayuda (2010)

Sam, a lone immigrant crossing the Texas Mexico border, finds himself fighting not only the elements but a deceiving American land owner. During the 2010 competition, the film won the Grand Jury Award, Best Actor Award (tie), and Best Supporting Actor (tie).


2-Ply (2017)

Sometimes, you gotta let the bad times roll. 2-Ply takes you on the journey of 5 toilet paper rollers getting ready for their next big job -- until it all unravels from within.


Last Laugh (2013)

A failed comedian's fate takes a turn when he faces a life event and meets Lena, an over-achieving person who drops the ball. Last Laugh was nominated for Best Actress and Best Original Score in the 2013 competition.


In Waves (2021)

This Grand Jury winning film (AKA first place) has stunning cinematography and screenplay. The film tells the story of conflict, mental health, and dreams.


There's more where that came from! Check out CC7D's website for more information about the annual film competition and past entries. Be sure to check out the films at Alamo Drafthouse on September 4, 2022!

CC7D Schedule:

  • June 14, 2023: Cast and Crew Call | House of Rock | 6:00 p.m.
  • July 5, 2023: CC7D Kick-Off | House of Rock | 6:00 p.m.
  • July 12, 2023: CC7D Turn-In | House of Rock | 6:00 p.m.
  • August 16, 2023: CC7D Stinger | House of Rock | 6:00 p.m.
  • September 3, 2023: CC7D Screening | Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi | 1:00 p.m.
  • September 3, 2023: CC7D Awards Ceremony | House of Rock | Time TBD