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 ]

Top 10 programmes August 2011


Below is a listing of the top ten programmes on NZTV, recorded as of the 18th of August 2011 via Nielsen TV Audience Measurement. The top programme being watched is still One news TV ONE, with a mixture of New Zealand drama and current affairs programmes dominating the other top spots. To watch some of [ Read More ]

Underbelly New Zealand

Underbelly NZ sell sheet

The land of the long green cloud will begin screening onWednesday 17 August, TV3 at 9:30pm. On Thursday 22 September, the day after the final broadcast, and the DVD will land in store. Don’t miss out! Underbelly is a hugely popular show and is described as “Australia’s best ever crime drama”.

Casting for new film Kiwi Flyer

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The search is on to find a cast of young actors for New Zealand’s latest feature film production Kiwi Flyer, which will begin filming on Friday 19th August in and around the Nelson area. Co-written by Andrew Gunn (The Beginners Guide to Space Travel) and director Tony Simpson (Mel’s Amazing Movies, Heroes), Kiwi Flyer is inspired by Nelson’s annual Collingwood Street [ Read More ]

New Zealand films premiere at Shanghai Film Festival

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THREE NEW ZEALAND FILMS PREMIERE AT SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Desert, Love Birds and Tracker have all been selected to screen in the Panorama section of the Shanghai International Film Festival this year. International Panorama is one of four major sections at the festival and showcases a wide selection of films from around the world. Desert, the debut feature film from [ Read More ]

Pollywood 2011 – Come and join in on the action


Pollywood Pasifica Short film Festival is now into its ninth successful year, this is an event to watch out for. With each year growing bigger and better, Pollywood has largely become a launching pad for Pasifika Film and multimedia art for the past 9 years. The core focus of Pollywood is to showcase and celebrate [ Read More ]

FOUR channel is launched along with “feels like FOUR campaign”


The new look channel FOUR channel has launched and the public were treated to an early taste of what’s to come with an installation of a giant 40 foot duck in the Auckland Harbour on the first. The installation was designed by world renowned Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, famous for integrating intriguing and interactive, oversized [ Read More ]