New Zealand Tag Archive

Art & Fashion, Premiere

Kezia Barnett Crafts a Poetic Vision of Nurses Reborn for Experimental Dance Film ‘Nurse Me’

Kezia Barnett describes her decision to shoot 100fps when capturing the tactility of skin for her experimental dance film 'Nurse Me'.

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Art & Fashion, Documentary, Premiere

Andrew Blackman Delves Deep into the Fantastical World of Artist Gui Taccetti in Immersive Documentary ‘Inferno’

Andrew Blackman guides us through the process of documenting Gui Taccetti’s artistic practice in the lead up his most ambitious exhibition, 'Inferno'.

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Live Action, Premiere

The Consequences of a Long-Buried Truth Boil to the Surface in Summer Agnew’s New Zealand Thriller ‘The Brother’

Writer/director Summer Agnew reveals why he embraced an anti-narrative structure for his bristling thriller about buried anger & resentment 'The Brother'.

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Documentary

Dan Sadgrove Captures an Ancestral Horse Race Born from Legend in Doc Short ‘S’Ardia é S’Ardia’

Dan Sadgrove explains how despite solo shooting & navigating a language barrier he was able to capture a thrilling ancestral horse race born from legend.

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Art & Fashion, Live Action

Dan Sadgrove Unearths an Ancient Culture Buried by Conquest in Lyrical Short ‘A Dream Dressed in Black’

DN invited dir. Dan Sadgrove to tell us how he crafted a lyrical Mexican present that never was in poetic ‘what if...’ short 'A Dream Dressed in Black'.

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Music

Riding the Emotional Wave of THUNDERLIPS’ ‘Breathe’ Music Video

Music video ninjas THUNDERLIPS tell DN about the brain racking process that went into the making of their emotional collage video 'Breathe' for Sheep Dog &

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Music

Bradley Rogerson Trips the Light Fantastic for Mulholland’s ‘Cry If You Want To’ Music Video

Functioning as both a showcase for the multi-instrumental talents of New Zealand singer-songwriter Mulholland and a pleasurably trippy onslaught on the senses

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Documentary

Florian Habicht’s Pulp Documentary Reveals the Nice Folks Behind the Music That Unites the Common People

There’s the sense that this film is for the ‘fans’ – whatever that really means as I think the film has the power to convert – but in the case of the

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Live Action

Ferand Peek Reframes the Sci-Fi Short for his One-Shot Film ‘Mis-Drop’

Combining a knowledge of the sci-fi genre and a spot of lateral thinking, New Zealand director Ferand Peek's short 'Mis-Drop' is a compelling, claustrophobic

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Music

Thunderlips Overcome the Sun’s Rancour for Their Stunning 3-Shot Music Video ‘Glare’

It takes a certain kind of balls to the wall confidence to craft a promo which not only transforms lyrics into literal visuals but does so in an unwavering

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Live Action

Batman versus The Terminator

Whilst fans films aren't usually my favourite sub-category in the short film world, it's fair to say not every one combines the dark crime-fighting world of

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Music

The Naked & Famous: Hearts Like Ours

In his Hearts Like Ours promo for New Zealand’s The Naked & Famous, Campbell Hooper crafts a compelling series of visual motifs which beckon you

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