What is the role of the critic and the value of reviews? Come along to hear it from the critic’s perspective
Peter Calder (NZ Herald), Sarah Watt (Sunday Star Times), Chris Philpott (On The Box – Stuff.co.nz) and Helene Wong (The Listener) talk to screenwriter Gavin Strawhan (This is Not My Life, Nothing Trivial) about the critic’s place in screen culture, from the part reviews play in sales to the question of whether or not they have a duty of care with local material.
Drinks 7pm, 7.30 start, Tuesday 27th March, The Classic, 321 Queen Street, Auckland, $5 koha appreciated, stay afterwards for a slice of pizza on us and a drink.
Off the back of a successful inaugural year, the FilmUp Mentorship strand once again promises to be a great programme for six talented filmmakers and the esteemed industry professionals that they have chosen as mentors.... Read more
May 23, 2015 - May 24, 2015, Ponsonby, Auckland
Over one weekend, four experienced industry practitioners will guide you through each stage of the filmmaking process – from the initial concept, writing, directing, casting, producing and finally to pitch your idea to collaborators and funders. ... Read more
February 23, 2016, AUCKLAND
Hear Benjamin Illos talk to NZ writer/director Max Currie as they go behind the scenes at Cannes, exploring what goes into shaping the one of the world’s most prestigious festival sections.... Read more
September 10, 2013
Join us to hear Madeleine Sami and Tom Sainsbury talk to chair Leanne Saunders about the relationship between acting and writing, co-writing and developing the new characters for season two.... Read more