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norman.cates
From: Wellington
Since: Jun 2018
Posts: 1

Question about Judging

I just wanted to check if the Judges for each region watch every film from their region. And from there create a shortlist from which the finals are chosen.

I have heard rumours that the shortlists are chosen by people who are not the judges, and so I would like clarification from the organisers. To be clear, 48 Hours can organise in whatever way they want. But the methods should be transparent.

https://www.48hours.co.nz/about/judging/

The Judging page is a little vague about how shortlists are chosen. It MIGHT be the Judges but the phrasing is... odd.

Getting an explicit statement one way or another would be appreciated.

Cheers