Lego Masters

Jackson and Alex are crowned the winners of Lego Masters Australia for 2020

Congratulations guys!

By Rebecca Sullivan
Best mates Jackson and Alex have been crowned the winners of Lego Masters for 2020.
The fan favourite duo received a whopping $100,000 in prize money and of course, the giant winner's trophy, which is made entirely out of Lego.
The loveable, shaggy-haired duo beat their teammates Trent and Josh, as well as Andrew and Damian, to be crowed the series two winners.
They now join last year's winners Henry and Cade in the Lego Masters hall of fame.
Jackson and Alex are best friends who met in high school. Image: Channel Nine
The duo won fans over with their incredible creations and loveable nature. Image: Channel Nine
Lego Masters has attracted an avid fan base this season, with many viewers curious to know exactly how the show's epic (and long!) challenges are actually filmed.
Early on in the season, several eliminated contestants revealed some of the show's behind-the-scenes secrets, including whether or not the contestants are allowed breaks during filming and if they get to eat.
"People keep asking does each episode get filmed for 15 hours straight? And no, not really. It's done over a whole week," eliminated contestant Jay told Now To Love last month.
"How it works is say it's a 15-hour build, we'll do the build over two days. You might do nine hours the first day and six hours on the second day. And then we do all of our interview inserts, where they take you back through the process and they do the pickups for the interview, because they can't break you out of the build."
All of this year's Lego Masters contestants, pictured with host Hamish Blake and judge Ryan "The Brickman" McNaught. Image: Channel Nine
And yes, they do get breaks. But there are strict rules about what contestants can and can't do during their breaks.
"For example, the make and shake build, that was an eight hour build, but it was a 10-hour day of filming with breaks for lunch in the middle and during those breaks you have no access to anything," Jay said.
"As you arrive on set, you put your phone in your little locker and you don't get it back until afterwards. You can't look at any reference material. You can't even talk about it to your partner, you can't come up with any ideas, you can't look up anything.
"They're very strict about that. [The producers] are there the entire time [during the break] and if you start to mention anything about the build, they say 'Don't talk about it'."
Are they allowed to eat during the challenges?
"We are allowed to eat," eliminated contestant Anna explained.
"We were provided with delicious lolly snakes to fuel ourselves."
WATCH BELOW: Jackson and Alex on their lifelong friendship. Story continues after video.
Lego Masters has been a huge hit for Channel Nine this year.
The show's premiere episode was the highest rating reality TV debut of the year, even beating out fellow Nine ratings juggernaut MAFS, reaching over two million Australians.
The program has consistently attracted more than a million viewers each episode.
Casting has already begun for season three and if you're interested in applying, you can find out more information here.

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