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AJ
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 397

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Do you live in a different city than the one you compete in?

I thought this could potentially be an interesting discussion...
For example, I live in Auckland but compete every year in Christchurch. I do this because I started our team in Chch and want to keep the action alive.... and I know the landscape of the competition better in Chch, Auckland seems like it would be a lot more cutthroat to succeed.

I know of a few other cases similar to mine, and would be interested to know what your reasoning is.

Christchurch City Manager 2018-2019 | My Favourite 48Hour Films | The 48Hours Podcast

Les Cousins Dangereux
2017 Not Again (Alien)
Christchurch Runner-Up | National Finalist (Peter Jackson Wildcard)
2016 A Time and a Place (Time Travel) ( Behind the Scenes Video)
NA
2015 #apocalypse2k15 (The Last Person on Earth) ( Behind the Scenes Video)
Christchurch City Finalist/Best Art Direction
2014 Something New (RomCom)
Christchurch Runner-Up/Best Use of Line/Best Script/Best Original Song/Best Editing | National Best Use of Prop
2013 Bourbon Legends (Crime)
NA
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Bloydd
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 142

in reply to AJ:

Yeah I'm the same as you. Live in Auckland, but compete in Chch. I'm dug myself into a happy little rut down there & wouldn't wanna uproot my team after 9 years. Plus it's nice to have a reason to go home once a year

Richard Martin

DRAGON V MOUSE - Team Leader
2019 - That Time of the Month - Time Travel (NOT ULTRA) - CHCH finalist
2018 - Baby on Board - Fish-Out-of-Water (ULTRA) - CHCH finalist
2017 - Grisly - Horror Comedy (ULTRA) - CHCH finalist + Best use of Character (A Female)
2016 - Trap - Cat & Mouse - CHCH Finalist + Best use of Tech Element
2015 - Repent - Last Person on Earth - CHCH Finalist
2014 - Bearly: A Revenge Movie - Revenge - CHCH Finalist + Best use of Tech Element
2013 - 'Trigger' - Converging Storyline
2012 - 'Elmerdale' - Fantasy Adventure
2011 - Refuge - One Room/Horror (We don't talk about this one)
2010 - 'Everything You Need To Know About Sex (But Were Too Thick To Realise)' - Sex Education - Audience Favourite
2009 - 'Behind Closed Doors' - Real Time

Producer - The 48 Hours Podcast
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Strange
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2013
Posts: 106

our teams DP lives in Melbourne. much of the fun of the weekend is seeing and working with him again.

2018- The Marquis de Sade The Monster Movie
2017 - Pandora's Night The Alien Film & Behind The Scenes The At Night Movie
2016 - Every Romance Trailer Ever Rom-Com
2015 - The Intervention Shock Ending
2014 - Steak and Cheese Lies Puzzle/Mystery Film
2013 - Prey: A Tale From The Future Robot/Cyborg/Android Film
2012 - True. Inspirational Film
2011 - The Kids Next Door Revenge Film
2010 - Take 4 Ghost Film
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AJ
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 397

in reply to Strange:

That's really heartwarming (:

Christchurch City Manager 2018-2019 | My Favourite 48Hour Films | The 48Hours Podcast

Les Cousins Dangereux
2017 Not Again (Alien)
Christchurch Runner-Up | National Finalist (Peter Jackson Wildcard)
2016 A Time and a Place (Time Travel) ( Behind the Scenes Video)
NA
2015 #apocalypse2k15 (The Last Person on Earth) ( Behind the Scenes Video)
Christchurch City Finalist/Best Art Direction
2014 Something New (RomCom)
Christchurch Runner-Up/Best Use of Line/Best Script/Best Original Song/Best Editing | National Best Use of Prop
2013 Bourbon Legends (Crime)
NA
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Samuel Shelton
From: Auckland
Since: May 2011
Posts: 21

in reply to AJ:

We are an Auckland based team, but our head writer lives in Perth we write together via Skype. I have thought of going to my home region Taranaki but the cost of taking the team there would out weigh the fun.

Conspiracy of Ravens
2017 Bad Vibrations - Bad Seed ULTRA
Purple Leaf Productions
2016 Childhood Pussy - Mistaken Identity
2014 The Budgie Smuggler - Mistaken Identity
2012 Afghani Gold - Crime - Nominated for Best Animation
2011 Super Bully - Super Hero
BadMoFoProductions
2010 The Toy Next Door- Femme Fatal - Nominated Sexiest film
2009 Experiment #37 - Conspiracy
2007 War Shrooms - War
The Unofficials
2005 Family Echos - Horror
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