NZ International Film Festival announces homegrown short films
The great Tusi Tamasese curates this year’s NZ Best selection.
The top ten Aotearoa movie soundtracks
Tony Stamp’s counting the beat, er, the best NZ music moments on screen.
Quimbo’s Quest, a hilariously silly NZ-made cartoon, just landed on Netflix
And it features the voice of national treasure Cohen Holloway.
The Legend of Baron To’a is a kick-ass crack-up
“Expect to be impressed by how the action’s staged.”
Madeleine Sami on the attractions of acting in Come to Daddy
Not to mention some potential misconceptions about the title…
“Absolutely loved this movie” and more Baron To’a audience reviews
“Almost like watching a South Auckland Karate Kid.”
Come to Daddy is a wonderfully grotty film not for the faint of heart
“Here’s hoping it’s recognised as the local success story it is.”
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”.
All the glorious Kiwi films coming to cinemas very, very soon
2020’s looking like a superb year for New Zealand cinema.
Stars of The Legend of Baron To’a on their bold NZ action-comedy
“The action is Marvel quality” says John Tui (Baron To’a).
How a teacher, a cow whisperer, and a farming community made NZ film Bellbird
The film is currently playing in cinemas.
Further thoughts submitted about The Power of Inclusion
Read additional comments sent to us about the recent summit.
Discussion around the Power of Inclusion continues
John Barnett reacts to NZFC comments on our earlier feature. We’d love you to join the discussion.
Watch speeches from The Power of Inclusion Summit
Catch up on video from the summit here – updated as new clips come in.
Mosley’s invigorating, timely tale overrides any shortcomings
“New Zealand hasn’t created a film quite like Mosley.”
The highs, lows and woes of the Power of Inclusion Summit (UPDATED with response)
“I’m still confused about who exactly it was supposed to support.”
Mosley and NZ’s world-class animation studio hidden in Snell’s Beach
Plus the editor who moved from Pixar to work in NZ.
Amazon Studios to shoot Lord of the Rings series in Auckland
The director of A Monster Calls with helm the first two eps.
NZ’s mightiest short film festival reveals its biggest programme to date
Eight Kiwi films will make their world premiere during the festival.
Power of Inclusion summit: Yara Shahidi, Rachel House and more join the discussion
Oscar Kightley and Heperi Mita also join the talks.
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.