Madeleine Sami on the attractions of acting in Come to Daddy
Not to mention some potential misconceptions about the title…
Ant Timpson talks us through his equally touching and disturbing Come to Daddy
“Watching Dad literally drop dead in front of me was the turning point”.
John Lithgow on playing disgraced Fox News boss in Bombshell
As Roger Ailes, Lithgow transforms into propagandist and sexual abuser.
How a teacher, a cow whisperer, and a farming community made NZ film Bellbird
The film is currently playing in cinemas.
Broken arms, heartbreaking delays, and a short film called Storm
The short film plays as part of Show Me Shorts: Love and Other Catastrophes.
Mosley and NZ’s world-class animation studio hidden in Snell’s Beach
Plus the editor who moved from Pixar to work in NZ.
Interview: Francis Ford Coppola on Apocalypse Now: Final Cut
The legendary director speaks with Steve Newall about his iconic film.
Operation: Rambu & NZ’s international action star you’ve never heard of
New Loading Docs short on the Kiwi star of “Indonesian Rambo”
Watch this year’s Loading Docs shorts and hear from their filmmakers
Celebrating modern heroes, a forgotten action star and more.
We speak with The Power of Inclusion summit guest Tilane Jones of ARRAY
One of the many global film heavyweights participating in October’s two-day summit.
How the filmmakers behind a new Samoan-NZ action comedy levelled up
“I can see everyone’s levelled up—working towards Super Saiyan level.”
Herbs: Songs of Freedom director on his doco about local music legends
NZ Music Hall of Fame inductees Herbs are celebrated in new doco
Director of 2040 on making people understand and act on climate change
“If you give them the tools, great things can happen.”
Cliff Curtis talks to us about his role in “absurdly large” action pic Hobbs & Shaw
Cliff Curtis talks to Flicks about his role in the new Fast & Furious spinoff.
Support the Girls director explains his “breastaurant”-set comedy-drama
Andrew Bujalski’s latest follows the staff of boob-oriented bar/restaurant Double Whammies
Vivarium director on how his sci-fi blends housing crisis and The Quiet Earth
“It’s the cycle of strangeness.”
Animals director Sophie Hyde on her Dublin-set tale of female friendship
“We’re kind of constantly coming of age or shifting into different seasons of our life, I think”
Judy & Punch director on her made-up tale about real-life misogynistic puppets
“I deliberately wanted to make a movie that felt tonally unusual”
Tarantino, DiCaprio, Pitt and Robbie talk Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Dominic Corry sits down with QT and the stars of his new film.
Director of Bellbird on his feature film ode to the rural Kiwi way of life
The film in 8 words: “Loss, hope and love in rural New Zealand.”
The evolution of Māori Pasifika short films at NZIFF
“Each year, our job gets tougher as the quality of the films rises.”
The joys and challenges of making a film about a master Māori carver
We ask director Robin Greenberg 7 questions about her film.