Prizes

Keep your eye out as we announce prizes for 2019. More to come.

National Prizes

Grand National Champ 2019

The Grand National Champion APEE
$7,000 Cash Grant courtesy of NZFC
$4,000 Cash Grant courtesy of Wingnut Films
$15,000 of post-production from Big Tree Studios
(One day each of grade, audio mix and online, valid for 2 years)
$5000 of rental from Professional Lighting Services
(Valid for 18 months)
Up to $65,000USD worth of a Premium Production Bundle from Moxion
(Limited to one project, fair use of data, for use within two years)
1 x Annual Digital Pigeon Professional Account

Grand National - First Runner Up

$2000 Cash Grant courtesy of the NZFC
$2000 Cash Grant courtesy of Wingnut Films
1 x Annual Digital Pigeon Freelancer Account

Grand National - Second Runner Up

$2000 Cash Grant courtesy of the NZFC

Remaining Grand Finalists

$500 cash prize each team

Ant's Solo/Duo Team Award

$1000 cash
(Decided by competition founder Ant Timpson, this award is for teams competing with a maximum of two members, including any actors).

Crewlist Ultra48 Award

$3000 cash courtesy of Crewlist

Gaylene Preston & WIFT Best Female Director Award

$1000 cash
A one-year membership to WIFT

Best School

$1000 cash

Best Performer

$250 cash

New Zealand Writer's Guild Best Script

$250 cash
A one year Associate Membership to the New Zealand Writer's Guild
A script consultancy (Up to 8 hours of consultation on the project of your choice from NZWG President Steve Barr, valid for one year)

Images and Sound - Best Cinematography

$250 cash
$5,000 worth of colour grading from Images and Sound (valid for two years)

Best Production Design

$250 cash

Best Animation

$250 cash

Best VFX

$250 cash

Best Editing

$250 cash

Best Sound Design

$250 cash

Best Original Score/Song

$250 cash


NZ Filmmakers Collective Best Disqualified Film

Large trophy and second chance free entry into 2020 courtesy of the NZ Filmmakers Collective

Regional Awards

Regional City Winners

The Glorious APEE Statue
$300 cash grant courtesy of Wingnut Films
$300 cash grant courtesy of NZFC

City Runner-up

$150 cash grant courtesy of Wingnut Films
$150 cash grant courtesy of NZFC

WIFT Outstanding Female Filmmaker 

Free entry for 48Hours 2020 for each regional winner
A one year membership of WIFT for each regional winner

New Zealand Writer's Guild Best Script

Free admissions to a NZWG seminar of the winner's choice, valid for one year

Wellington

$250 lighting hire from Portsmouth Rentals for the City Winner and Runner Up