Rough and Ready Guide - Live Stream Sessions

We're running a series of Q and A sessions over Facebook live in the coming weeks. Tune in to ask questions, get prepped and competition ready. Lives will be streamed on our Facebook page.

Q & A with Ruth Korver and Ness Patea - National Managers


Tune in for the first of our Facebook live sessions with our national managers Ruth and Ness.

Throw any of your questions about the competition at them, no matter how obscure or wacky, there’s no such thing as a silly question!

Ruth and Ness will also introduce all of our city managers from all over Aotearoa.

The Champion’s Guide to 48Hours with Thomas Sainsbury and Ant Timpson.


 Comedian, filmmaker, star of Dead (2020), Fiona from Fiona’s Wine Reviews and two time National 48Hours winner Thomas Sainsbury joins 48Hours Founder Ant Timpson.

Jump aboard as Thomas and Ant offer a helpful ramble through space and time, offering tips and tricks about forming your perfect team, the ultimate script, and clever storytelling along the way.

Settling the Score with Richard Falkner and West One Music Group


Richard Falkner is joined by Emily Oliver and Dan Moonie from the West One Music Group to explore the important role music and sound plays in your film.

West One Music Group and Richard will discuss techniques for incorporating tracks to create a mood and enhance your story.

West One Music Group is also providing all competitors with free access to their whole catalogue of music for the shoot weekend to level up your production value.