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Josh Howard
From: Hamilton
Since: May 2011
Posts: 73

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NZ Mountain Film Festival

For those looking for their next thing to do, the NZ Mountain Film Festival is not to far away. 1 part I an editing competition, using reshot footage to create a 2 min piece of your choice.

It is $20 entrance fee and starts in just over a month. Check out http://mountainfilm.net.nz/competitions/film-editing/

2014 - Candlelight Productions - Shock Ending:
2014 - Lunar Films - Race Against The Clock:
2014 - Insomnia Films - Time Travel:
2014 - Grasshopper Studios - Shock Ending:
2013 - Insomnia Films - Horror:Pendulum
2013 - Grasshopper Studios - Converging Storylines:The Last Hand
2012 - Midnight Oil - 1-Shot (Horror):Mine
2012 - Grasshopper Studios - End of the World:Deadline
2011 - St Paul's - RomCom:Love In Reflection
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ScottKennedy
From: Queenstown
Since: Apr 2014
Posts: 14

Well worth doing! It's a fun process and a real challenge getting footage and making something with it. And it's a good prize too... it helped me upgrade my camera system a couple years ago ;-)

Writer / Director - Queenstown
2015 | Begged, Borrowed, Stolen - 48 Days Later (Last Person on Earth)
Dunedin City Awards: Best Film, Best Cinematography, Sexiest Looking Short, Best Song

2014 | Begged, Borrowed, Stolen - A Right Tool (Mistaken Identity)
*National Winner - Best Cinematography*
Nationally nominated for: Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Editing
Dunedin City Awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Sexiest Looking Short, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Art Direction

2013 | Begged, Borrowed, Stolen - Mental Note (Musical) [Dunedin City Finalist, National nominee: Best Make-up]
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dmanthei
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 418

I've done it the last two years.
Got into the finals two years ago,
but didn't last year.

I, too, endorse it as a fun editing challenge.

2014 - Robocrop - "Pads of Passion" RomCom (Best Original Score - Christchurch)
2013 - Robocrop - "The Price of Pilsner" Horror
2012 - Robocrop - "Promises" Crime - DQed (Nominated Best DQed Film)
2011 - Robocrop - "Protocol" One Room (Crime) - LATE
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Sixfoot10
From: Hamilton
Since: Mar 2013
Posts: 65

Yay, I made it through as a finalist for the second year running :) now just to wait till Tuesday when they top 3 are announced.

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