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Strange
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2013
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Ultra 48, just how bad could it be 😉

A just for fun thread.

What are the worst most crazy extra conditions that the ultra teams might be given.

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AJ
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2011
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Your genre + Musical

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dramamike
From: Wellington
Since: Apr 2011
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I think this could give them ideas.

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dramamike
From: Wellington
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 1350

Tempting fate (with Ruth now a frequent visitor to these hallowed halls), I suspect some of the following:
More than one genre.
A 48 Hours character from the past.
An event that must be included (a chase sequence or a birthday, for example).
A harder technical element (such as a Matrix style bullet time)
A much longer line of dialogue (Never before have we seen such stupidity. I mean really, what were you thinking?). This would be much harder to integrate smoothly and achieving it logically would give kudos.

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Cardinal
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 181

It's kind of hard to think of things that aren't just "piling in more elements", isn't it? But that could certainly get pretty tricky.

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AJ
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 397

in reply to dramamike:

A 48 Hours character from the past.

Oh man this would make sense considering that you have to have 5 films under your belt to compete.

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Strange
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2013
Posts: 106

WORST MOST CRAZY!!!

you guys are all posting semi plausible serious ideas,

I was thinking,


- at the launch the team leaders are handcuffed

- film's dialogue must be spoken in a dead language.

- at midday on Saturday a whole batch of second required elements are supplied to the teams and films have to be rewritten on the fly.

- whole film must be edited on windows movie maker.

- your film has to fit inside the same cinematic universe as your previous 5 entrants.


Now lets hear how crazy this could get, make me laugh!

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2013 - Prey: A Tale From The Future Robot/Cyborg/Android Film
2012 - True. Inspirational Film
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dramamike
From: Wellington
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 1350

A sequel/prequel to one of your earlier films would be fucking awesome

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ruth
Since: May 2011
Posts: 152

You guys are definitely giving us some great ideas here... lol....

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Ant Timpson
From: New Zealand
Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 340

It's ULTRA but it's not intended to be so nasty it's not fun
It's also not going to be an obvious extra element thing

Good luck.

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Searlo
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 95

in reply to dramamike:

I love the sequel idea so much.

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TheNimbleMarmoset
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2012
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in reply to Searlo:

I love the sequel idea so much.

Or maybe a... mid-quel?

"So I've always wondered, what did happen to those characters in-between scene six and scene seven..."

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dramamike
From: Wellington
Since: Apr 2011
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in reply to TheNimbleMarmoset:

You could do this for the whole thing.
Retell a movie with scenes you don't see.
Having something coherent at the end would be so hard though

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AJ
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2011
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in reply to dramamike:

The genre hopping would be a bigger issue, you're forced to do a Time Travel or Horror Sequel to a Romcom you made 6 years ago.
The ol' Amy of Darkness syndrome.

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DogsBreakfast
From: Auckland
Since: Apr 2011
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I'm gonna guess that there is a particular event that has to take place, potentially with a certain technical element and the whole movie must be in rhyming slang or foreign language with subtitles.

Possibly a genre mashup, and the genre relates to a character. Something like a Time-Travelling Yodelling instructor who wants to be a serial killer but falls in love with his victim.

Or is that getting too mean?

Either way, if they'll accept us, we'll do our darnedest to deliver!

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From: Wellington
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in reply to Strange:

dunno, but I fully intend to find out first hand!

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A maximum death count would be game over for us, such as 10 or lower.

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zer05um
From: Auckland (ex Taranaki)
Since: Apr 2011
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I'm kind of intrigued, but I'm not sold on the lack of advanced detail; even a suggestion of the TYPE of thing would help. As it is, I'm probably going to pass on it this time, and if it runs again next time base my decision on the events of this year.

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Andrew Todd
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
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in reply to jjosland:

A maximum death count would be game over for us, such as 10 or lower.

We would never want to hold you guys back in such a way.

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star striker
Since: Apr 2011
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Yes maybe the reason they are asking for proof that you have entered 4-5 + in previous years isn't just to show that you are experienced.

I think it would be fun to revisit past films in some way, although casting and things might be difficult.

Imagine if each team had a customized set of criteria based on there previous films in the competition. Would be quite an extra work load for the organizers though.

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ruth
Since: May 2011
Posts: 152

Yeah we want teams that can handle an extra challenge - for lots of newbies even finishing a film in 48hours is hard and we want teams to have fun on the weekend... This is for the teams that think up crazy challenges for themselves.

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