A Writer’s Room presented in association with Nga Aho Whakaari…

Are Maori filmmakers guilty of perpetuating stereotypes of Maori characters?

Join writer/producers Brad Haami (Mataku, Taonga), Christina Milligan (Nights in the Gardens of Spain, The End of the Golden Weather) and actor/writer Kirk Torrance (Strata, Outrageous Fortune), with MC writer/producer Quintin Hita (The Speaker, Kowhao Rau) to discuss how we see ourselves versus how the world sees us, and the challenges facing Maori filmmakers in portraying truthful characters on the page and the screen.

Stay afterwards for a drink and a free slice of pizza courtesy of Toto’ Pizza.

Drinks 7pm, 7.30 start, Tuesday 28 June, The Classic, 321 Queen Street, Auckland, $5 koha appreciated.


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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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So, You’re Writing Your First Feature?

May 26, 2015 - May 26, 2015, Auckland

NZ screenwriters Dianne Taylor, Roseanne Liang and Max Currie talk to producer Fraser Brown discuss their experiences writing their first feature film, what they wish they knew then, and how the writing process changes while you develop as a writer.... Read more