New Zealand Tag Archive

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

Art & Fashion, Documentary, Premiere

28th October, 2019

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

Live Action, Premiere

22nd October, 2019

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

Documentary

9th August, 2019

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

Art & Fashion, Live Action

22nd March, 2018

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

Music

26th August, 2015

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

Music

30th July, 2014

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

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

Documentary

5th June, 2014

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

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

Live Action

26th May, 2014

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,

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

Music

23rd April, 2014

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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Batman versus The Terminator

Live Action

3rd March, 2014

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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The Naked & Famous: Hearts Like Ours

Music

5th August, 2013

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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Truant

Live Action

15th June, 2013

Sometimes, it’s better for all concerned if the guy doesn’t get the girl in the end, as demonstrated in Michael Duignan’s short about

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