Scene stealing

The LA Times surveys an “invasion of American films by directors and stars from Down Under. The biggest star now working in American films who began in his native New Zealand is Russell Crowe […] . New Zealand’s Temuera Morrison has a more important role as Obi-Wan’s foe [in Star Wars]. It was perhaps only logical that Peter Jackson, a native New Zealander, would celebrate the beauty of his country, Australia’s neighbour, in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.”


Tags: Lord of the Rings (The)  Los Angeles Times  Peter Jackson  Russell Crowe  Temuera Morrison  

Cheil CCO Martyn Poynton Takes Two Minutes

Cheil CCO Martyn Poynton Takes Two Minutes

New Zealander Malcolm Poynton joined ad agency Cheil Worldwide at the beginning of 2015 as the network’s first global chief creative officer, following celebrated stints at SapientNitro, Ogilvy and Saatchi &…