There was joy, despair, controversy, awkward humour and even a foil-wrapped baked potato that was removed from the host's pants. So now that you've digested and discussed all the winners, here's your regular helping of visual evidence from AXIS 2012.
TVNZ Student Award The Sweet Shop's George McKenzie Lifetime achievement winner Murray Grindlay Leigh Hart Sandy Moore with international judge Thirasak Tanapatanakul Colenso's Nicks
Appropriately colored Grand AXIS Doggelganger celebrations
More grand AXIS Doggelganger celebrations Special Group's Rob Jack collecting the emerging talent award for Kim Fraser Picture the green scene