Tropfest NZ continues to attract the support of key film industry players who are keen to celebrate the Festival’s arrival to New Zealand shores. Today the Festival proudly welcomes aboard Academy Award nominee, Taika Waititi, as an official Ambassador of Tropfest NZ. Waititi achieved international success with his first short film, Two Cars, One Night [ Read More ]
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 ]
If you loved the movie BOY, then you are going to love the merchandise even more. From the highly succesful NZ movie BOY, we bring to you the official Crazy Horse’s t shirts and merchandise. The totally unmissable movie of the year, director and star is the genius behind Eagle Vs Shark, Taika Waititi.
Popularity and fame a definite surprise, but welcomed by all local NZ film makers debuting in the Doha Tribeca Film Festival . The visual effects supervisor for Weta does not usually get mobbed for autographs. Nor does he normally have people queuing to have their picture taken with him. That sort of crazed fan behaviour [ Read More ]
Taika Waititi has joined the cast of fellow New Zealand director Martin Campbell’s Green Lantern. Produced by Warner Bros Pictures the filming is set to start later this month in New Orleans. The film is scheduled for a mid-2011 release. Waititi will play the best friend of the Green Lantern. The decision to cast Waititi [ Read More ]
ONEDREAMRUSH 42 Second Film Showcase Enlists 42 World-Class Directors To Create Short Films About Dreams; Debut in Beijing
42BELOW, in partnership with China’s largest film studio, the Beijing Film Studio, announces today the upcoming launch of ONEDREAMRUSH, a curated exhibition of 42-second short films by 42 of the world’s most innovative and respected filmmakers. Four of New Zealand’s most celebrated directors: Niki Caro (Whale Rider, North Country), Florian Habicht (Woodenhead, Kaikohe Demolition), Taika [ Read More ]