Shoot weekend 5th–7th Mar 2021


Find out what the 48Hours competition is all about

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Gather your team and get ready! Registrations open 9:00AM, 1 February

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Registration opens 9:00AM, 1 February

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2021 Dates Announced

16 Nov 2020

Ready for the next guerilla filmmaking adventure? We are chuffed as a Lemur to reveal the 2021 dates for the 19th Vista Foundation 48Hours. Early-bird registrations open 1st Feb.

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Vista Foundation and Home & Family - Mental health help for screen workers

15 May 2020

In a wonderful act of generosity to suit the times we are in  The Vista Foundation and Home & Family Counselling have collaborated to provide support to the people of the New Zealand film industry who have been affected by the social and commercial constraints of the Coronavirus pandemic.
This support…

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Screening Room Tips

14 May 2020

The 48Hours team does not upload your 48hour film for you, we let teams upload their own films so here are some tips:
The screening room accepts URL from Youtube or Vimeo. So you will need to upload it there first, in the spirit of the competition please use the…

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VF48HOURS: LOCKDOWN Grand Champ crowned

8 May 2020

Congratulations to the VF48HOURS: LOCKDOWN Grand Champ - "For Generations" by Squint Eastwood.
You can check out all the finalists and winners on our winner's page.
There will be a repeat screening on TVNZ Duke at 9.25pm Saturday May 9th.

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VF48Hours: Lockdown - Who will win?

27 Apr 2020

The top films in VF48HOURS: LOCKDOWN will be screened in a one hour TV special on TVNZ 2.
Friday May 8th - 9.10PM on TVNZ 2
with a special follow up screening on Saturday May 9th - 9.25PM on DUKE
**You can watch the live broadcast online via TVNZ's Ondemand…

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