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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Get your tickets to the 2022 Grand Finals!

10 Nov 2022

The Vista Foundation 48Hours is the greatest, and largest film competition in Aotearoa and 2022 is a huge milestone for the event, it is the 20th consecutive year! 

The Grand Finals event is hosted by the charismatic Thomas Sainsbury at The Civic Theatre in Auckland. The top 16 films will…

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Share your Film!

20 Oct 2022

We are nearing the end of the 2022 competition, and only teams asked to keep their films offline are the 18 Grand Finalists (including the 2 Sir Peter Jackson wildcards). This is so that we can experience it on the Civic Theatre Big Screen at the 2022 Grand Finals on…

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