Rialto Channel 48HOURS kicked off on MAY 1 when close to 700 teams from around New Zealand wrote, shot, edited and delivered their short films in just 48 hours.

The 2015 Grand National Champion was Team CHESS CLUB, with their short “BREAD WINNER”

This is the first time TEAM CHESS CLUB have been crowned Grand National Champ after entering Rialto Channel 48HOURS in a number of previous years. Their film ‘Bread Winner” also won Best Script and a number of Auckland prizes.

“We’re incredibly proud to be winners of this awesome competition amongst the country’s best unsung film-making talent.” – Barnaby Fredric, TEAM CHESS CLUB.

Grand National Champions 2015 Rialto Channel 48 HOURS
Also awarded:

Best National Script -Barnaby Fredric, James Kupa, Paul Harrop, Sam Bunkall, Tom Cottle
Auckland City Winners 2015
Auckland Best Actor – Barnaby Fredric
Auckland Best Script


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