“An extremely compelling first film with a fantastic lead actor. We loved watching him on screen and felt a deep empathy with him. Sharp editing, strong visual choices and a complex, painful and loving portrayal of family. We appreciated the specificity of the world you brought us into. Your dedication to your vision is palpable.”
– International Jury, Generation 14Plus, Berlinale 2013.
We catch co-writer/directors Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland as they settle down from a whirlwind A-list festival run with their debut feature film Shopping. The film premiered at Sundance ’13 and went on to compete in the Generation 14 Plus International Jury at Berlinale – winning the Grand Prix.
Come and hear Mark and Louis talk to chair Andrew Bancroft about holding a strong vision, keeping momentum in writing and what it means to compete on the world stage.
Stay afterwards for a drink and a slice of pizza on us.
Drinks 7pm, 7.30 Start, Tuesday 26 March, The Classic, 321 Queen Street, Auckland, $5 koha appreciated
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
October 10, 2015 - October 11, 2015, Auckland
This year's symposium takes place on 10/11 October 2015, at the University of Auckland Business School.... Read more
December 17, 2015
You can now relive (or experience for the first time) some of this year's Big Screen Symposium with this selection of summer viewing.... Read more
February 24, 2015, Auckland
NZ producers Tim Riley (Turbo Kid), Tom Hern (The Dark Horse) and Paula Jones (Hip Hop-eration) join us for the first Writers' Room of 2015 to discuss getting the best exposure you can at a film festival ... Read more