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May 22, 2019 / RBA Journal

10 series get development funds

Development Funding Announced for Ten Drama Series from New Zealand New Zealand funding agencies, NZ On Air and the New Zealand Film Commission have partnered on the development of ten series ideas with international and domestic appeal. The initiative, Raupapa Whakaari Drama to the World, will support each writer/producer team to develop distinctive, high-end scripted […]

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May 21, 2019 / RBA Journal

Fair cop

Congratulations to Ogilvy on their 2019 Gold Beacon Awards win for the NZ Police Recruitment campaign – and RBA’s Selu Iloahefaiva for one of the great moments!

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May 17, 2019 / RBA Journal

Tem and Lawrence saving the world

Production is well under way for the follow-up to Occupation. This time Temuera Morrison is joined by fellow RBA artist Lawrence Makoare. The story is set two years into an intergalactic invasion of Earth, while survivors fight back in a desperate ground war. As casualties mount by the day, the resistance and their unexpected allies […]

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Art imitates life

“Fact is always stranger than fiction, so if you didn’t know this movie was based on a true story, you wouldn’t believe it. That two women, one (Rachel), a white middle-class Auckland single mother of two, and one (Nikki), a Samoan-Kiwi filmmaker, should fall in love in this day and age, sounds fairly improbable but […]

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Save on NIDA classes in NSW

NIDA have announced 10% savings on Winter holiday courses starting 1 July. Explore your creative side this Winter with a NIDA Open school holiday course! Whether you’re ready to take the plunge in Tails from the Deep, grades K–2, craft your own stories for the stage in NIDA Drama School, (grades 1–2, 3–6 or 7–10) or learn how to shoot your own smartphone […]

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May 14, 2019 / RBA Journal

NZ starring in Oz

The programme for the 66th Sydney Film Festival has been released with New Zealand featuring prominently as the Festival’s country of focus with eight feature films and six shorts selected this year. Details at NZ Film

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May 12, 2019 / RBA Journal

Who ignited Cliff Curtis’s passion for storytelling?

Rotorua’s Cliff Curtis is a worldwide name. He has starred in many roles including the upcoming Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw, plus Avatar 2. But these Hollywood roles are eclipsed by his love for homegrown stories. The Herald’s Leah Tebbuts sat down with him to discover where his passion comes from Read the story here

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May 1, 2019 / RBA Journal

The best Kiwi films since The Piano

Tom Augustine in The New Zealand Herald looks at an impressive line-up: It’s been 26 years since Jane Campion’s The Piano graced the big screen, arguably the finest film ever made in New Zealand and a masterpiece of the New Zealand Gothic genre, the most revered and influential of New Zealand cinema movements. Its shadow […]

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