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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Grand Finalist Announcement

23 Apr 2021

Tune into Facebook on Monday April 26th, 7.30pm as we go live to announce the Vista Foundation 48Hours Grand Finalists.

This year there are 15 Grand Finalists and 3 Wild Card films selected by competition founder Ant Timpson. Who will make the cut?

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What happens next?

16 Apr 2021

All Regional Finalists - Please hold off posting your film online until the 15 Grand Finalists and 3 Wildcards are revealed on Monday 25th April (after the Auckland Final).

The Grand Final will be held on Saturday 22nd May in Auckland.

Grand Finalists - these are the top 15 films…

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