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July 23, 2021 / RBA Journal

George phones it in

Nightsong reported: “ Recently an audio version of Te Pō was broadcast on Radio New Zealand. This was created after our tour was postponed last year with Covid and was made in  partnership with PANNZ, RNZ and supported by Creative New Zealand. If you missed if you can still hear it on RNZ website/podcast here. […]

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January 15, 2021 / RBA Journal

Ten top talents for 2021

Congratulations to the ten filmmakers selected for South Shorts 2021! RBA’s Nora Aati and Nastassia Wolfgramm are in fine company The South Shorts Mentorship programme returns in 2021 with ten emerging filmmakers selected to take part. Under the leadership and guidance of renowned screenwriter and director Briar Grace-Smith (Cousins, The Strength of Water), participants will develop their short film […]

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July 15, 2020 / RBA Journal

Audience Choice Award for MIKA

UPDATE The winner of the Ngā Whanaunga CineMāori Audience Award is Gurl. Director Mika X receives the $1,000 cash award sponsored by CineMāori, the new online platform for Māori cinema. The Audience Choice awards were decided by the combined votes from audiences at the in-cinema screenings at ASB Waterfront Theatre in Auckland, The Roxy Cinema in Wellington, and […]

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May 28, 2020 / RBA Journal

Aussie battlers

Theatre companies everywhere are finding creative ways to stay alive and accessible to their audiences. In just one shining example of a Covid fight-back, Sydney Theatre Company have gone virtual in big way: We’re thrilled to bring you Sydney Theatre Company Virtual — our brand new online video series. Gathering our community of Australian theatre artists, […]

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May 17, 2020 / RBA Journal

TVNZ’s world premiere

RBA’s Joel Tobeck appears on our screens in a very different guise tonight, with the premiere of The Luminaries, a large scale international production in which TVNZ has partnered with the BBC. Originally slated for BBC2, the series has been rescheduled to BBC1 and will launch there soon. The Kiwi actors in the cast talked […]

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May 10, 2020 / RBA Journal

Production re-starts on the horizon?

Following the careful first steps on Shortland Street under Level 3, the announcement by the Film Commission of New Zealand’s Screen Sector Health and Safety Protocols now paves the way for production to scale up as we move through the Covid-19 Levels – especially on the two biggest projects, James Cameron’s Avatar 2 and Amazon’s […]

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April 28, 2020 / RBA Journal

Poignant milestone

Travel and tourism are suffering massively from the impact of Covid-19. For Air New Zealand there is irony and poignancy in the fact that this year marks its 80th anniversary.The long, strong connection between New Zealanders and their airline is captured in the special ‘thank you’ video released by Air New Zealand to mark the occasion. […]

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April 20, 2020 / RBA Journal

One Lane Bridge

Great to see the local pipeline is still active! Debuting tonight on TV1 and TVNZ OnDemand, the six-part series stars Dominic Ona-Ariki and RBA’s Joel Tobeck. Set in rural Queenstown, One Lane Bridge combines the suspense of international blockbusters like Broadchurch and Bancroft, with a Kiwi connection and small-town familiarity. At the heart of a small Southern town is a one […]

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