In late March Script to Screen travelled South to participate in the two-day Dunedin Festival of Film and Television Craft and Christchurch’s South Island Film and Television Day. Script to Screen hosted two special Writer’s Rooms on What Makes A Short Film Great? Events were also run by the NZ Writers Guild, the Screen Directors Guild NZ and Women in Film and Television.

At Script to Screen’s Dunedin Writer’s Room screenwriter and producer Christina Milligan talked to filmmaker Patrick Gilles, DP Stephen Downes and NZFC development executive and writer Hone Kouka about short filmmaking at its best.

In Christchurch short film and television drama director Jonathan Brough got filmmakers Gillian Ashurst and Patrick Gilles and DP John Christophels debating what gives some short films such impact.

Dunedin Festival of Film and Television Craft Programme

 


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TALKS Series at the NZ International Film Festival in Auckland

July 23, 2017 - August 6, 2017, Wintergarden at The Civic Theatre and ASB Waterfront Theatre

Script to Screen is thrilled to partner with the NZ International Film Festival to present a series of TALKS with the filmmakers behind: MY YEAR WITH HELEN, MOUNTAIN, WARU and GOD'S OWN COUNTRY. ... Read more

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Debut Synergy – Housebound

July 29, 2014

With so many elements to juggle to get a film to shine, it's a feat when a low-budget first feature gels. Escalator funded horror-comedy Housebound has been hailed as a remarkable accomplishment by US reviewers after its SXSW festival debut earlier this year, where it was praised for freshness of voice, strong performances, carefully handled script, and the perfect dose of NZ's dry humour.... Read more