Oscar Post

They’ll need a nui kete: The technical and creative talent of the NZ film industry acknowledged with Oscars. The Andrew Adamson directed Shrek takes best animated feature. Peter Jackson’s first installment in the Lord of the Rings trilogy secures the largest-equal haul of the night to take four Oscars: for make-up, visual effects, cinematography and best musical score, but misses out on the best film and director awards.


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Composer Annea Lockwood at Chicago Festival

Composer Annea Lockwood at Chicago Festival

Chicago’s Frequency Festival has become a crucial showcase for the movement of “new music”, according to Aaron Cohen reporting for Chicago Tribune. New Zealand-born and New York-based composer Annea Lockwood exemplifies…