Short films announced for New Zealand International Film Festival 2011

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The New Zealand International Film Festival 2011 (NZIFF) will screen 20 short works as part of the MIC Homegrown Short Film Programme. 2011 has been a successful year for NZ short films and many of the films selected have screened to acclaim at international film festivals including Cannes, Sundance, Berlin and Tribeca in New York. [ Read More ]

NZ Film commission is supporting NZ/ Samoan film "The orator"

Production will commence this month on The Orator, a powerful tale of honour, courage, love and redemption by Samoan-born and raised debut feature filmmaker, Tauti Tusi Tamasese. Written and directed by Tamasese, The Orator (O Le Tulafale) will be a first inasmuch as it will be entirely shot in Samoa, in the Samoan language, with [ Read More ]

NZ on screen showcases NZ SHORT FILMS

NZ On Screen has launched a very important compilation of classic NZ short films. The first in a series – in partnership with the NZ Film Commission – it showcases award-winning examples of Kiwi short filmmaking. From the seminal Kitchen Sink to the sleazy charms of The Lounge Bar, from Cannes to Ngawi; this collection [ Read More ]