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Brendon
From: Chch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 105

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Gems of the screening room

This thread is for the hidden gems you've found in the screening room. Let's stick with other people's films (there's another thread for your own films).

I'll start with this classic from Mad Scientists called 'Uber Cyborg'.
How great is it that Mad Scientists got 'Science Gone Mad' as their genre?

http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/christchurch/uber-cyborg/

This team brought the house down at the Chch regional last year with One Man Army, and this one is just as sweet.

TBALC / Team Moon
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Brendon
From: Chch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 105

Clean Getaway by Chillybox, was picked as a finalist by lots of reviewers.

http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/auckland/clean-getaway/

Auckland final must be very strong if this didn't make the cut.

TBALC / Team Moon
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AJ
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 399

in reply to Brendon:

I'll start with this classic from Mad Scientists called 'Uber Cyborg'.

Mad Scientists have certainly made a better film this year, and I'm not sure if that's a good thing or a bad thing.

Clean Getaway by Chillybox, was picked as a finalist by lots of reviewers.

This was legitimately my favourite of all the Auckland films I've seen so I for one was very shocked to see it didn't make it in.

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Bridget Pringle
Since: May 2015
Posts: 6

Thanks for the lovely comments about Clean Getaway guys :) Gina the Cleaner here - it was our first time working together as a team and my first time acting on screen so we were all super proud of what we made but yeah it was pretty gutting that we didnt get in the Auckland finals, Im looking forward to seeing the films that are in there though! Hopefully we get recognised for one of the smaller awards

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AJ
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 399

in reply to Bridget Pringle:

You are HILARIOUS! Both of you!

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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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LiamM
From: Auckland
Since: May 2015
Posts: 33

Pretty bummed that this film from 'Brothers in Crime' wasn't tighter, but there's some nuggets of gold in there: http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/auckland/the-greatest-gunman/

2020 Lockdown Pendulum (solo, horror) | Mitchell's Here
2019 Unsolicited (ULTRA, solo, Gross-out / cringe comedy) | Mitchell's Here - Auckland Nominee: Best Animation
2018 Self-A-Were (Splatstick) | Mitchell's Here - Auckland Nominee: Best Film, Animation/VFX, Script, Sound Design, Use of the Puddle
2017 The Virtual Robber (Crime) | Mitchell's Here
2016 Stuck Together (Bechdel) | Mitchell's Here
2015 Floored (Mystery) | Mitchell's Here - Auckland Nominee: Best Film, Best Female Performance, Best Animation
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2011 Repressed (Horror) | Fail Bagel
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Luke Wheeler
From: Auckland
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 2

in reply to Bridget Pringle:

I saw your film at the heats and really enjoyed it, your acting was great. Fingers crossed for a nomination!

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jjosland
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2015
Posts: 96

in reply to Brendon:

Thanks Brendon- Our team name has been Mad Scientists for at least 5 times I have entered the 48hours. We had a good time making this-I don't often get the chance to film often (Except for the competition) so usually try and cram a lot of fun stuff into the weekend. Had another great team this year. Thanks for watching! Quite liked Clean Getaway as well :)

2015: Uber Cyborg
2014: One Man Army
2011: Humpty Dumpty: The Untold Story

2009: Blackout

2008: Take As Prescribed

Mad Scientists
2020 Any Portal Will Do In A StormWho dunnit
2019 (School team producer: Breens B-Roll) Timeslingers Time Travel Film Christchurch Nominee for Best School Team, Christchurch Nominee for Best use of Genre
2019 (School team producer: Mini Mad Scientists) Miss Galaxy 3000 Science Fiction Film
Mad Scientists
2018 We'll just have to do things the long wayStar Crossed Lovers(ULTRA) Christchurch Best Art Direction Nominee
2017 Uber Cyborg 2.0 Sci-Fi Love (ULTRA)
2016 Wrong Target Mistaken Identity |Christchurch Most Incredibly Strange Best Bad Film Nominee|Christchurch Best Art Direction Nominee
2015 Uber Cyborg Science gone mad |Christchurch Most Incredibly Strange Best Bad Movie|Christchurch Best Costume Nominee
2014 One Man Army Against the Odds |National Most Incredibly Strange Best Bad Film|Christchurch Best Team Intro
2011 Humpty Dumpty: The Untold Story Mystery
2009 Blackout Superhero
2008 Take As Prescribed Horror (Disqualified for being over length)
Nervous Poop
2010 48Hours Later Musical | Christchurch Best Bad Film Runner Up
Gorilla Pictures
2006 Rubix Dude and Wheelchair Mania Superhero Film | Christchurch Finalist, Christchurch Best Original Score, Christchurch Best Use Of Character, Christchurch Best Screenplay
2005 Mr Fluffy and the Robot Sci-Fi (Disqualified- 4 minutes late)
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AJ
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 399

Pretty crazy animated film, PALLO from Squint Eastwood
http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/wellington/pallo/

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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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Sam Spooner
From: Auckland
Since: May 2012
Posts: 91

I would feel terrible if I didn't recommend "Mr Nibbles" from Twerkers Collective. Its basically a cat video in steroids and that's not all it has going for it, check it out it's heaps of fun.

http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/auckland/mr-nibbles/

TOMORROW TODAY
2017 - ADAD2: The Wizarding - Crime Ultra
Two Big Tools
2016 - Mind Camp - Dystopian Film 3rd Audience Favorite, Winner of The Incredibly Strange Award(Auckland), nominated for Best Original Song(Auckland), nominated for The Incredibly Strange Award(National)
2015 - A Dame A Dozen - Mystery Film(but really all of the genres) 2nd Audience Favorite
2014 - 20q - Mystery Film 3rd Audience Favorite
2013 - NZSS - Converging Storylines Film 3rd Audience Favorite
2012 - The Brick - Superhero Film Audience Favorite First Equal
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daronjay
From: Auckland
Since: May 2015
Posts: 71

in reply to Sam Spooner:

Thanks Sam, yep, its a feel-good cat video for people who hate cats, vegans, grannies and children ;-)

So that's like everyone isn't it?

Twerkers Collective
2015 Mr Nibbles | Cat & Mouse - Audience Award Winner | reviews

Screening room link
Review it here
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toowit toowoo
From: Dunedin
Since: May 2011
Posts: 113

Really enjoying this thread, really enjoyed blub blub cave.

http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/auckland/blub-blub-cave/

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2017: Glasnost 2: Blood Moon (Supernatural) ULTRA
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2014: Entropy (Time Travel)
2013: Lights. Camera. Wasteland. (Reunion)
2012: A Grave Mistake (Horror)
2011: Keeping Station (One Room (Mystery))
2010: aVatar : A sign from Guarana (V48Seconds)
2010: Alex's Puddle: The Peequel (Ghost)
2009: Alex's Puddle (Big Twist)
2008: Lucky Break (Drama)
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Becca Barnes
From: Auckland
Since: May 2011
Posts: 14

in reply to toowit toowoo:

Graarg arrr ggrat Twoooogt!

Caveman translation: thanks Toowit Toowoo, from Mum-Mum and Dad-Dad.

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AJ
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 399

I don't know about a 'gem' but this is certainly on of this year's creepiest entries:
http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/wellington/harpers/

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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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squire
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2013
Posts: 30

And another gem...

http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/auckland/one-is-the-loneliest-number/

Loved it.

Squire Films
2018 - Potem Immortales Musical + Heist
2017 - One Drop Fairytale Winner: Best Bad Film & nominated Best Use of Technical Element
2015 - Hopeful Gardens Black Comedy nominated Best Costume Design & Best Use of Line
2014 - Morg Film within a Film
2013 - And So, To Sleep... Converging Storylines
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Daniel Lynch
From: Wellington
Since: May 2012
Posts: 1

Try this one:

http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/wellington/cabin-fever/

We made the Nationals last year via PJ wildcard/

But we were tripped up by a codec tech issue in the dying moments this year, so missed the deadline... but proud of what we all achieved anyway.

Hope you enjoy. :-)

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squire
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2013
Posts: 30

Sci Fi has always been hard to do on a budget, what with its complex sets and props. Esp in 48 hours.
And hard Sci Fi - even more difficult.

Well, this Wellington team pulled it off well. A little gem, warts and all.

http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/wellington/h2o/

Squire Films
2018 - Potem Immortales Musical + Heist
2017 - One Drop Fairytale Winner: Best Bad Film & nominated Best Use of Technical Element
2015 - Hopeful Gardens Black Comedy nominated Best Costume Design & Best Use of Line
2014 - Morg Film within a Film
2013 - And So, To Sleep... Converging Storylines
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Brendon
From: Chch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 105

Positive by Dystography is up
http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/christchurch/positive/

A Chch finalist that got a lot of love from the crowd and deservedly so.

TBALC / Team Moon
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jjosland
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2015
Posts: 96

My kind of movie I stumbled on right here :D
http://www.48hours.co.nz/screening-room/2015/auckland/chain-of-pain/

Mad Scientists
2020 Any Portal Will Do In A StormWho dunnit
2019 (School team producer: Breens B-Roll) Timeslingers Time Travel Film Christchurch Nominee for Best School Team, Christchurch Nominee for Best use of Genre
2019 (School team producer: Mini Mad Scientists) Miss Galaxy 3000 Science Fiction Film
Mad Scientists
2018 We'll just have to do things the long wayStar Crossed Lovers(ULTRA) Christchurch Best Art Direction Nominee
2017 Uber Cyborg 2.0 Sci-Fi Love (ULTRA)
2016 Wrong Target Mistaken Identity |Christchurch Most Incredibly Strange Best Bad Film Nominee|Christchurch Best Art Direction Nominee
2015 Uber Cyborg Science gone mad |Christchurch Most Incredibly Strange Best Bad Movie|Christchurch Best Costume Nominee
2014 One Man Army Against the Odds |National Most Incredibly Strange Best Bad Film|Christchurch Best Team Intro
2011 Humpty Dumpty: The Untold Story Mystery
2009 Blackout Superhero
2008 Take As Prescribed Horror (Disqualified for being over length)
Nervous Poop
2010 48Hours Later Musical | Christchurch Best Bad Film Runner Up
Gorilla Pictures
2006 Rubix Dude and Wheelchair Mania Superhero Film | Christchurch Finalist, Christchurch Best Original Score, Christchurch Best Use Of Character, Christchurch Best Screenplay
2005 Mr Fluffy and the Robot Sci-Fi (Disqualified- 4 minutes late)
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