Good as Gold - Kinaki
Hungry for adventure, the Rogue runner sets out on an intrepid journey seeking a tropical treasure that is as good as gold.
"Good as Gold" is a short film made by three film makers from Rarotonga, Cook Islands and made the top 15 of 437 films submitted in New Zealand's favourite film making competition "48 hours"
Tabitha Berg, Jaiah Arai and Benjamin Raela from Creator’s Hype entered the prestigious competition on the first weekend of March under the team name ‘Kinaki’.
Being the only international competitors, they had to register under a local city and so they registered under the city of Taranaki.
Their film ‘Good as Gold’ won first place overall in Taranaki as well as a number of awards including best cinematography, best VFX, best editing, best sound design, best use of genre, best use of ‘something invisible’, best use of sound effect, and the best use of technical element.
They also took the ‘Audience favorite’ title.
They then made the national finale and were nominated for Best Director, Best Cinematographer and Best Editor making history as the first ever Cook Islands team to have received Regional Best Film (Taranaki) and be a National Finalist in this competition.
Check out the full article on the Cook Islands News