Win double passes to the Vista Foundation 48Hours Grand Finals

18 films are about to square off in this year’s Vista Foundation 48Hours 2021 Grand Finals – and we are giving away double passes to attend on May 22nd.

UPDATE: Entries are now closed and winners have been contacted by email.

This weekend the top 18 48Hours films (including a superb animation by Flicks’ own Liam Maguren) square off in the Vista Foundation 48Hours 2021 Grand Finals at Auckland’s Civic Theatre.

A national and international panel has been convened to assess the finalists, with judges including Cliff Curtis, Elijah Wood, filmmakers Oren Peli (Paranormal Activity) and Adam Egypt Mortimer (Daniel Isn’t Real), screenwriter C Robert Cargill (Doctor Strange), film writers Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Kier-La Janisse and more.

Event information follows, including a link to buy tickets—but we all know you’re here to win a free one, so read on for competition entry info.

Vista Foundation 48Hours 2021 Grand Finals
May 22nd, 2021 – Doors open 7:00pm
Civic Theatre, Auckland
Tickets via Ticketmaster


1. Sign-up to Flicks’ weekly email – What to Watch (if you are already signed-up, you’re halfway there).

2. Send us an email, with your name and postal address, to with ‘48’ in the subject line.

3. Await victory. Entries close at midday on Wednesday May 19 and winners will be contacted by email.

What to Watch is a weekly update on what’s good on streaming, in cinemas, and other matters concerning the screen. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. All winners picked at random and notified by email. Competition terms & conditions here.