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 ]

Under the Mountain Feature Film starts shooting

Under the Mountain, the motion picture adaptation of the popular, award-winning Maurice Gee novel of the same name, will begin principal photography on Monday August 11, 2008. The film’s locations around Auckland, include the iconic Rangitoto Island, a volcano in the Hauraki Gulf. The production will conclude in early October 2008. The film will be [ Read More ]

Ngai T?hoe to attend Rain of The Children Film premiere

Vincent Ward’s RAIN OF THE CHILDREN premieres on Saturday 12th July, 6.15pm at the Civic theatre, in the 40th Auckland International Film Festival. The New Zealand premiere will host approximately 400 members of Ngai T?hoe Tribe who will make the trip from around the North Island to be at this prestigious event, and a packed [ Read More ]

The Tatooist feature film secures US deal

The Tatooist Ghost House Pictures has acquired North American rights to The Tattooist, the supernatural thriller starring Jason Behr. Ghost House Pictures is owned by Robert Tapert and Spiderman’s Sam Raimi, who recently visited NZ to talk with the film’s director Peter Burger and producer Robin Scholes about the final cut and to help guide [ Read More ]

Vintner's Luck, Niki Caro feature film attracts first pre-sales

Niki Caro’s upcoming production The Vintner’s Luck has made its first pre-sales. It has sold to Icon for the UK and to Dendy for Australia and NZ. Ascot Elite has acquired Swiss rights to the film. The Vintner’s Luck is an irresistible story of love, wine and angels. It tells the tale of Sobran, a [ Read More ]

Perfect Creature Sci-Fi Thriller Feature Film in Cinemas

Dougray Scott as Silus Perfect Creature A New World opened when history took a different path in Nuovo Zealandia ….. Home-grown sci-fi thriller PERFECT CREATURE, has sold to virtually every territory in the world and presents a unique retelling of the vampire myth. New Zealand writer/director Glenn Standring takes the origins of vampires and brings [ Read More ]

The Tatooist opened in New Zealand

The Tattooist New Zealand Feature Film The Tattooist opened in cinemas nationwide on Thursday August 30. THE TATTOOIST, a supernatural thriller, was made by Singaporean and New Zealand co-production partners, from a New Zealand-originated script on locations in New Zealand and Singapore. The story centres on Samoan spiritual beliefs, in which the barrier between our [ Read More ]