Shoot weekend 22nd–24th May 2020


Find out what the 48Hours competition is all about

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Gather your team and get ready! Registrations open 9:00AM, 6 April

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Registration opens 9:00AM, 6 April

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And the winner is...

16 Aug 2019

We are thrilled to present the 2019 Grand National Champion Award to ‘A Familiar Feeling’ by Snack to the Future (Christchurch), a cringe comedy about the meeting of two like-minded souls, who unfortunately have more in common than they realise. 
You can check out all the winners here.

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Live Stream - Vista Foundation 48Hours Grand Finals

14 Aug 2019

For those south of the Bombay hills or north of Johnstones Hill toll tunnel - if you can't make the Vista Foundation 48Hours Grand Final - you are in luck.
Stock up on popcorn, get cosy, warm up the projector, invite your friends over and watch the Live Stream on…

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Vista Foundation Tee-shirts for sale

1 Aug 2019

We've been talking about it for a while and it's happening - we've got T-Shirts on sale! We're limiting the sale period to the month of August so get yours now - https://48hoursnz.myshopify.com/ 
They will be hand -screen printed in the Kapiti coast to order.

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See the top 18 Films made in 48Hours - Grand Final

31 Jul 2019

The 2019 Grand Final event is being held at the Civic Theatre on August 17th, in Auckland. 

Screening the top 18 films made in 48hours from across the country judged by a national and international panel, including Sir Peter Jackson.
The event showcases New Zealand's filmmaking talent in one of…

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Reviews and feedback on your films

19 Jun 2019

Review Site
Everybody loves feedback!  If you make it along to the heats, take a notepad along with you and make some notes about the films you have seen, so you can review them, even if it is just a sentence I am sure it will be appreciated!
We have…

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