The use of 3D scarcely deepens "Beyond the Edge," a rote run-thru of Sir Edmund Hillary's climb to the peak of Mount Everest 60 years ago.
"White Lies" is New Zealand's official submission to the foreign-language race at the upcoming Oscars, it was announced at the Toronto film festival, where it screens Monday. The Maori-language…
This month New Zealand shingle Libertine Pictures kicks open its doors with ambitious plans for the country's film and TV sector. Kiwi producers Richard Fletcher (pictured) and Paul Davis have teamed…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
New Zealand may be one of the top territories successfully luring big-budget productions, but the rest of its film and TV sector is firing on all cylinders as well. For the first time, the industry's…
LONDON — European Film Promotion and its partners have unveiled the 24 participants who will take part in the 4th edish of Producers Lab Toronto, a trans-Atlantic networking platform that runs Sept…
With 'The Hobbit' now in the can New Zealand seeks further 'runaway productions' by loosening rules for two grant schemes.
HONG KONG — Elijah Wood-starring slasher movie "Maniac" has been banned from theatrical and DVD release in New Zealand. The Kiwi authorities said the first person perspective of the U.S.-French film…
Execs from the New Zealand Film Commission have been meeting with producers at the FilmMart to research potential development and co-production opportunities. At a breakfast Saturday, reps from NZFC…
A rarely explored sociopolitical context that bristles with racial tension lends raw vitality to coming-of-ager "Shopping," a rough-hewn but confident first feature from New Zealand duo Mark Albiston…
The first feature filmed entirely in Samoan, "The Orator" is a compelling drama with more to offer than just anthropological interest.
A familiar cross-cultural dramedy conceit gets sparkling treatment in helmer/co-scripter Roseanne Liang's "My Wedding and Other Secrets," a dramatization of her highly praised autobiographical…