Aspiring young film artist captures 'Miniature Wellington'

This clip showcases the talents of aspiring videographer Jared Gray.  The clip  features  Gray’s cinematographic approach  of Wellington city in an artistic style . Gray has taken a proactive approach to job hunting by putting together a clip of a seemingly miniature Wellington to showcase his talents.

Sky TV New Zealand coverage of 2012 Olympic Games

The 2012 Olympic Games in London opened on Saturday morning with a lavish ceremony directed by Danny Boyle.  Sky TV has dedicated the three weeks of events programming  airing on both Sky Sports channels and Prime television.  It will be available for both  Sky subscribers  and regular viewers to watch the 2012 Olympic Games live and free-to-air.   [ Read More ]

NZ feature film Mr Pip to be shown at international film festival

New Zealand feature film Mr Pip is to premiere in a special presentation section of the Totoronto International Film Festival. Hugh Laurie, the star of the award-winning television series House, plays Mr Watts, a teacher on war-torn island of Bougainville who reads children Great Expectations.  The novel written by New Zealander Lloyd Jones was short-listed [ Read More ]

TVNZ Heartland highlights – week 5 2012

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Upcoming programmes and films not to miss on TVNZ heartland… Hidden in the Numbers, Sunday January 29th, 7:30pm Three-part series Hidden In The Numbers that looks at what statistics tell us about ourselves. Presented by comedian Te Radar, the series uses the NZ Census and other statistical information to document the changing face of New Zealand culture [ Read More ]

WORLD PREMIERE IN BERLIN FOR ROBERT SARKIES’ TWO LITTLE BOYS

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Robert Sarkies’ latest feature film, Two Little Boys, has been selected in competition at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival, which will run February 9th – 19th this year.  The film will screen in the Generation section of the Festival and will be judged by two juries: a young person’s jury which awards the prestigious Crystal Bear [ Read More ]

New Zealand short film to premiere in international competition

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NEW ZEALAND FILM TO PREMIERE IN COMPETITION IN FRANCE New kiwi short film, LAMBS, has been selected to screen at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – widely regarded as the world’s premiere short film event.  LAMBS was selected from over 5,000 worldwide submissions. Funded through the New Zealand Film Commission short film funding initiative,  Fresh Shorts, LAMBS tells the [ Read More ]

TV3 upcoming hit picks

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The Ricky Gervais Show Sunday, January 1st at 7:30pm **New series** The Ricky Gervais Show will premiere on TV 3 from Sunday, January 1st at 11:30pm. The animated show features Gervais and his long-time collaborator Stephen Merchant (The Office, Extras), and revolves around the world of their unusual friend, Karl Pilkington (An Idiot Abroad). Originally starting out [ Read More ]

THE ORATOR (O LE TULAFALE) IN SUNDANCE’S SPOTLIGHT

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Debut writer/director Tusi Tamasese’s Samoan language film, The Orator (O Le Tulafale), has been selected to screen in the Spotlight section of the 2012 Sundance International Film Festival.   The 2012 Sundance Film Festival runs from 19th – 29th January in and around Park City, Utah.  The Festival is widely regarded as the premiere US showcase for [ Read More ]

Samsung AACTA Awards Nominations Announced

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The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) has announced the nominees for the Samsung AACTA Awards in 2012. Internationally awarded animator, writer and director Adam Elliot joined actors Alexandra Schepisi, Daniel Henshall and Claudia Karvan at Sydney’s National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) to announce the nominees, which confirmed the strength of Australian [ Read More ]

TVNZ announces its 2012 new season of shows

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TVNZ has announced its new season of programming. The line-up includes all the biggest returning series as well as local dramas and international blockbuster movies. Top picks for TV1 include a brand news series of Absolutely Fabulous and our own Sam Neill starring in a new drama called Alcatraz revolving around America’s most infamous prison, [ Read More ]