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Competitor Spotlight - Kathleen Winter - No Budge

28 Jul 2021

From this years competition, one of our very own finalist films "Jebivetar" directed by Wellington independent filmmaker Kathleen Winter has been selected for exhibition on No Budge

NoBudge is a streaming platform for young & emerging filmmakers. They curate all kinds of film pieces from up and coming creatives and indie…

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Winner Showcase: Hamilton - Kirikiriroa

7 Jul 2021

Over the next little while, we will be showcasing some of our winners from across Aotearoa. 

Next up our 2021 Hamilton Runner Up: 

Muddy Brilliant and their film "Meat Your Match"

We heard from the team leader Jonathan O'Neill:

All team members are teachers at Hauraki Plains College in Ngatea.…

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Winner Showcase: Hamilton - Kirikiriroa

7 Jul 2021

Over the next while, we will be showcasing some of our winning creators from across Aotearoa. 

Here is our 2021 winner from Hamilton: 

Blink Blue Media and their film "The Hitchhiker"

We heard from the film's director Arun Jacob:

What were your pathways to becoming filmmakers? 

Dreams, dreams and more…

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Announcing the 2021 winners

23 May 2021

Congratulations to all the winners and Grand Finalists for 2021.

National Champion

Good Girl - Traces of Nut

First Runner Up

Apple Fork - A Matter Of Time

Second Runner Up

Mitchell's Here - Āta

All the results are online here.

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Vista Foundation 48Hours - Grand Finals 2021

3 May 2021

Screening the top 18 films made in 48 hours from across the country, judged by a national and international panel including Elijah Wood and Cliff Curtis.

This event showcases New Zealand’s filmmaking talent in one of the most subscribed film competitions in the country.

The atmosphere will be electric and…

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