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GRAND NATIONAL WINNERS

Posted by Ant on 4 July 2015 at 22:35 | Comments | View Post




Congratulations to All Teams and the the Winners listed here.

Your Grand National Champ for 2015 is......
CHESS CLUB - "BREAD WINNER"
After many years of entering films in 48HOURS, Chess Club can finally claim bragging rights with their musical "Bread Winner'
Both Runner Up & Runner Runner Up were moving dramas made by Team Couch Kumaras with "LOYAL" and King Gains Bury & Biches with 'TIDE".

Grand National Champion
CHESS CLUB - "BREAD WINNER"- Musical
Runner Up - KING GAINS BURY & BICHES -"TIDE" -Buddy Movie
Runner Runner Up - COUCH KUMARAS - "LOYAL" - Buddy Movie

RIALTO CHANNEL Rising Talent
WOOF BLOODY WOOF - "SURVIVOR GUILT"

V Best Actress - Amanda Billing - "TIDE"

V Best Actor - Connor Cameron - "LOYAL"

Canon Best Cinematography - Roko Antonio Babich - "TIDE"

LETTERBOXD Best Director - Benjamin Brooking & Anna Duckworth - "HARD TO READ"

Best School Team - BETTER THAN MIKE - "SPUDDIES"

Best Script - Barnaby Fredric, James Kupa, Paul Harrop, Sam Bunkall, Tom Cottle - "BREAD WINNER"

Best Original SONG - Paul Williams - "HARD TO READ"

Best Original SCORE - Tane Upjohn-Beatson - "SOUND SLEEP"

Best Animation - I LOVE LOOPS - "MEATLOAF"

Best Editing - Finn O"Connor - "LOYAL"
Best Use of the Prop - PIE PRODUCTIONS - "Voodough"
Best Use of the Line - DYSTROGRAPHY STUDIOS - "POSITIVE"
Best Use of the Character - TBALC - "THE SILENT MAN"
Incredibly Strange - INAPPROPRIATE PICTURES - "THE WRONG JAR"


Watch all the finalists in the Screening Room.



See the Grand National Final - Live

Posted by Ant on 2 July 2015 at 17:26 | Comments | View Post



If you can't make it to Auckland on Saturday night then our friends at 95bFM are streaming the Grand National Final Show online.

GRAND NATIONAL FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

Posted by Ant on 25 June 2015 at 11:12 | Comments | View Post


2015 ended up being the most intense & tight judging in 48HOURS history!

Judges have expressed there was such a high level of films produced with repeat viewings required, and are stunned that teams managed to make them in just 48 hours. Boiled down...it's sickening how talented you are!

Finalists for Best Film 2015 including Peter Jackson's Wildcards in alphabetical order are:

Asylum - "Katy Harrison: Grooming A Superstar" - Rockumentary
Chess Club - "Bread Winner" - Musical Movie
Chilly Box -"Clean Getaway" - Black Comedy
Cinema in Decline - "Snoopy Rupert, Aro P.I." - Mystery Movie
Couch Kumaras -"Loyal"- Buddy Movie
Grand Cheval - "The Dig" - Other Dimension Movie
King Gains-Bury & Biches - "Tide" - Buddy Movie
Peru - "Hard To Read" - Musical Movie
Sinistral - "Harping On" - Last Person on Earth Movie
TBALC - "The Silent Man" - Mystery Movie
The Good Kuntz - "Interloafer" - Mistaken Identity Movie

And the Peter Jackson Wildcards are...

Goodfellas - "Full Circle" - Mistaken Identity Movie
Moffilaide - "Bringing Back Bruce" - Mistaken Identity Movie
Traces of Nut - "Sound Sleep" - Mystery Movie


GRAND NATIONAL FINAL - 7pm Saturday 4th July. Watch the best internationally judged shorts on the big screen and witness the full Awards Ceremony Live on stage. Get yours now from Ticketmaster.


All teams except the 14 Grand National Finalists may now upload their films to the Screening Room


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