KTV: Kinetic Television

Work by pioneering NZ filmmaker, artist, kinetic sculpter and general ‘crazy guy’, Len Lye, is featured in the exhibition ‘A Century of Artists’ Film in Britain’ at the Tate Britain. Lye’s 1930s work is spliced with such modern-day video virtuosos as Chris Cunningham and Aphex Twin, and Peter Greenaway. Lye’s films are widely regarded as precursors to the modern music video, and have recently been screened on MTV Europe.

 


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Rich Production Incentives Draw Global Projects

Rich Production Incentives Draw Global Projects

For a small country with a film industry that is export-driven, the quality of New Zealand’s incentives is critical, Variety’s Asia bureau chief Patrick Frater reports. Despite the kudos and tourism dollars…