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GRAND NATIONAL WINNERS 2016

Posted by Ant on 26 November 2016 at 08:05 | Comments | View Post

Congratulations to all as the Grand National Finals were held last night at the Civic Theatre Auckland.
The winner was chosen to go into the Grand Finals by Sir Peter Jackson, one of his four 'Wildcard' selections.



Grand National Champion: Chillybox - "(time) Travel Center"





Grand National Runner-up: Prime Rib "Ghostfish: Catfished By A Ghost"




Grand National Third Place: "LOVE.EXE" by Bork!


Best Director: Lachlan Wilson -NZBS Pig's Guts Films - "A Disabled Account"
Best Cinematography: Matt Sharp - "The Tender Grace" by Cinetrance
Best Actress: Karin McCracken -"Mondays" by Tiny Talkies
Best Actor: Aaron Jackson - "The Tender Grace" by Cinetrance
Best Editing: Jamie Linehan - "Ghostfish: Catfished By A Ghost" by Prime Rib
Female Director Award: Lauren Porteous - 'Morning after' by Cool Story Bro
Best Script: Peter Haynes - "Mahnamana" by Haynesfilm Bunch
Best Makeup: Tanya Barlow - "Ghostfish: Catfished By A Ghost" by Prime Rib
Best Animation: "Love.exe" by Bork!
Best Score: Scott Koorey and Zac Beckett-Knight - TBALC Prime - "Windows"
Best Song: Rob$tar -'Bromance' - Team Indeed
Best School Team: Squad
Incredibly Strange Film: "BOB...Interdimensional Wool Courier" by Don't Panic Pictures
Best Disqualified Film: "48 Hour Famine" by The Purple Dragons

GRAND FINALISTS ANNOUNCMENT 2016

Posted by Ant on 27 October 2016 at 19:00 | Comments | View Post

Congratulations to the HP48Hours 2016 Grand National Finalists!

SIR PETER JACKSON'S WILDCARDS

(Time) Travel Centre - Chillybox - Time Travel Movie
Dazza and Bazza: Kiwi Dad Detectives - Squint Eastwood - Mystery Movie
Text Back - Chess Club - Rom-Com Movie
The Painter - Traces of Nut - Horror Move

HP48HOURS GRAND NATIONAL FINALISTS

A Bro's Life - Rubber Soul Production - Bro or Bechdel Movie
A Disabled Account - NZBS Pig's Guts Films - Mistaken Identity Movie
Bromancing The Stone - Team Indeed - Bro or Bechdel Movie
Charity Run - Viva La Dirt League - Lovers on the Run Movie
Charlie Loves Me Most - Rambunctious Gumption - One-Location Movie
Down to the Wire - TBALC Alpha - Bro or Bechdel Movie
Finest Creation - Angle3 Pictures - Puppet Movie
Ghostfish: Catfished By A Ghost - Prime Rib - Horror Movie
LOVE.EXE - Bork! - Rom-Com Movie
Mahnamana - Haynesfilm Bunch - Puppet Movie
Roller - PickleThugs - Comedy of Errors Movie
Suede - Couch Kumaras - Mystery Movie
The Thread - Big Picture Minor Deets - Horror Movie
Wellingtopia - Lovely Bongo Drums - Dystopian Movie

7:30pm, Friday November 25th at The Civic, Auckland.
You can get your tickets here.

NATIONAL GRAND FINAL 2016

Posted by Ant on 27 October 2016 at 09:49 | Comments | View Post


Friday November 25th. 7:30pm

After some intense regional heats all over NZ - the HP48HOURS Grand National Final will be were we find out which short filmmaking teams take out the awards and just who will walk away with the glory of being crowned Grand Champion for HP48HOURS 2016.
TIckets on sale HERE.


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