Is there a trick to staying on an even keel in this business, or is it inevitable you’ll be a little off kilter most of the time?
Gaylene Preston, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami, Roseanne Liang, Tim van Dammen and Tom Sainsbury ponder the subject of wellness in consideration of the long hours and relentless stress endured to birth a project.
Join us and our friends at The Basement for Wellness Week and hear six mini-addresses about the struggle to stay strong and sane while still making projects that are exceptional.
The Basement, Thursday May 25, bar opens 5pm, talk 6-7pm, $5 koha appreciated
NB: Be seated by 5:55pm as we’re starting 6 sharp! Stay for pizza afterwards, on us!
Our speakers all come direct from the trenches having recently made documentary MY YEAR WITH HELEN, feature films THE BREAKER UPPERERS, THE INLAND ROAD and MEGA TIME SQUAD, short film DO NO HARM and web series FRIDAY NIGHT BITES and WAIHEKE REPUBLIQUE.
Piv Bernth talks to NZ producer and distributor Jill Macnab (BORN TO DANCE/Vendetta Films) about her approach to developing drama. As they pick apart the Danish model, learn how a small nation continues to produce compelling TV drama that finds a global audience. What can we learn from a model that champions writer and story, and is dedicated to giving audiences challenging work?... Read more
June 16, 2015
Mexican screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga returns to New Zealand shores to participate in Script to Screen's programme.He will join us all for a special Writers' Room discussion event on Sunday 12th of July in lieu of our usual June event.... 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
August 29, 2016
On 6/7 August, 45 aspiring filmmakers gathered in Wellington to gain knowledge and advice while preparing to make their first short film.... Read more