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Competitor Spotlight - Kathleen Winter - No Budge

28 Jul 2021

From this years competition, one of our very own finalist films "Jebivetar" directed by Wellington independent filmmaker Kathleen Winter has been selected for exhibition on No Budge. 

NoBudge is a streaming platform for young & emerging filmmakers. They curate all kinds of film pieces from up and coming creatives and indie…

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Winner Showcase: Hamilton - Kirikiriroa

7 Jul 2021

Over the next little while, we will be showcasing some of our winners from across Aotearoa. 
Next up our 2021 Hamilton Runner Up: 
Muddy Brilliant and their film "Meat Your Match"

We heard from the team leader Jonathan O'Neill:
All team members are teachers at Hauraki Plains College in Ngatea.…

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Winner Showcase: Hamilton - Kirikiriroa

7 Jul 2021

Over the next while, we will be showcasing some of our winning creators from across Aotearoa. 
Here is our 2021 winner from Hamilton: 
Blink Blue Media and their film "The Hitchhiker"

We heard from the film's director Arun Jacob:
What were your pathways to becoming filmmakers? 
Dreams, dreams and more…

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Announcing the 2021 winners

23 May 2021

Congratulations to all the winners and Grand Finalists for 2021.
National Champion
Good Girl - Traces of Nut
First Runner Up
Apple Fork - A Matter Of Time
Second Runner Up
Mitchell's Here - Āta
All the results are online here.

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Check out the Grand Finals Live Stream

21 May 2021

Set a reminder for the Livestream of the top 18 films made in 48 hours from across the country, judged by a national and international panel including Elijah Wood and Cliff Curtis.
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