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School Teams and Tertiary Teams

28 Feb 2024

Attention: School Teachers! We're offering a special deal of 2 teams for 1 to school teams. As you head back to school, make sure to capitalise on this fantastic offer and enrol your enthusiastic primary school, intermediate school, high school, or home school teams.

Register your school team from 18th…

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Free Community Group Entry

28 Feb 2024

We have ten free entries to give away! We want to acknowledge the work of some of the charitable and community organisations that give their time, passion and expertise to our country's filmmakers. We see this as a positive step towards nurturing a healthy and diverse future film industry in…

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Save the Date

9 Aug 2023

There has been so much anticipation about the next 48Hours, we really appreciate all your love and enthusiasm for the competition.

The team at 48Hours can now announce the dates for the next shoot weekend.

The next 48Hours shoot weekend dates are 17th May - 19th May in 2024 and…

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A Pitch Opportunity for our Filmmakers

9 Aug 2023

Pitchfest is one of Floating Rock's contributions to the country which brought us together. With Hillfarrance’s investment, Kiwi storytellers of all mediums are one pitch away from making their own animated film or TV series. We want to provide an opportunity for storytellers to tell their stories!

Not everyone has…

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Vista Foundation 48Hours 2022 AND THE WINNER IS...

19 Nov 2022

We are thrilled to present the 2022 Grand National Champion Award to ‘Big Questions’ by Mitchell’s Here, from Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland. 

An animated entry that captured the hearts of the 2022 judges and audiences alike, 'Big Questions' was made by filmmaker Liam Maguren with voice work from Dan Desmond…

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