48Hours

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Find out what the 48Hours competition is all about

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Genre and Elements reveal

11 Aug 2022

 

Required Elements

A Sign 

Your film must feature a sign. That can be a street sign, or a sign from the universe, you’re free to interpret it. 

A Whisper

Your film must feature a whisper, whispers or whispering. We don’t need to hear what is being said, but we do…

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Blast from the Past - all the 48Hours winners ever.

6 Aug 2022

This year the Vista Foundation 48Hours film competition celebrates the 20th-year of guerilla filmmaking. We thought that in the lead up to this milestone it might be a good idea to take a look back at the past.

48Hours began in 2003 with just 44 teams in Auckland only, before…

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48Hours Level Up Grant  - $25,000

5 Aug 2022

Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga / The New Zealand Film Commission is excited to celebrate the 48Hours 20th Anniversary and will offer the Grand Final winning team an opportunity to pitch for a grant of up to $25,000 to go towards a new film or series project.

The grant must go…

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