The 48Hours Collection - NZ On Screen

11 Oct 2022

NZ On Screen celebrates 20 years of Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest guerrilla filmmaking competition, with the launch of The 48Hours Collection.

Spanning two decades of fast and furious filmmaking, the collection gathers up all the winning films, and shines a spotlight on some of the organisers’ faves. You’ll find entries…

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Poster Comp/ Heats/ Screening Room/ The City Finals

18 Aug 2022

I hope everyone has had a good rest after the shoot weekend for the 2022 Vista Foundation 48Hours. Here is some information to get you through the next few weeks.

Poster competition:

We will continue our poster competition this year, there will be a pinned post in our FB group…

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Submitting your entry

14 Aug 2022


All the information about submitting your film can be found on our Film Submission page. 

Films need to be uploaded to our Digital Pigeon - upload link. Uploads must begin by 7PM Sunday August 14th.

You also need to fill out the wrap up form by 7PM - LINK HERE

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Genre and Elements reveal

11 Aug 2022


Required Elements

A Sign 

Your film must feature a sign. That can be a street sign, or a sign from the universe, you’re free to interpret it. 

A Whisper

Your film must feature a whisper, whispers or whispering. We don’t need to hear what is being said, but we do…

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Blast from the Past - all the 48Hours winners ever.

6 Aug 2022

This year the Vista Foundation 48Hours film competition celebrates the 20th-year of guerilla filmmaking. We thought that in the lead up to this milestone it might be a good idea to take a look back at the past.

48Hours began in 2003 with just 44 teams in Auckland only, before…

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