This month the Screen Directors Guild of New Zealand presents a special Screen Discussion at the Roxy Cinema with internationally renowned British director Peter Webber.
Gaylene Preston (Home by Christmas) talks to Peter Webber (Girl with a Pearl Earring, Hannibal Rising) about his career as a director of film and TV, the art of making compelling drama and following one’s nose.
Join us for nibbles plus one free drink afterwards. Additional drinks can be purchased at the cash bar.
Date: Wednesday 18th April
Special Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Special Venue: Roxy’s Cinema, 5 Park Road, Miramar
Cost: $15 or $10 for SDGNZ Members
Book your tickets here: http://peterwebberdirectorstalk.eventbrite.com/
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