Film & TV | Substream Magazine
22 June 2017
Masculine society is a fragile and insecure thing, and few writers or directors understand that more than New Zealand-born filmmaker Taika Waititi, according to Leigh Monson writing for Substream Magazine.
“Once best known for writing…
Film & TV | Shanghai Daily
17 April 2016
The 2016 New Zealand Film Festival will be hosted in Shanghai from April 21 to 30. 7 recent productions, which cover a wide range of genre and styles including biopic, romantic comedy and suspense,…
Music | Guardian (The)
14 August 2015
The sixth studio album by New Zealand band The Phoenix Foundation has been released and the Guardian offers up readers a track-by-track guide to the record provided by the band.
“If the name [of the…
Film & TV | Film Comment
2 February 2015
Film Comment, the magazine of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, has its January/February cover boy a blood-drenched Jemaine Clement from What We Do in the Shadows. Co-written, co-directed and co-starring Clement…
Film & TV | NME
19 October 2014
New Zealand comedian Jemaine Clement, who played 862-year-old Vladislav in What We Do in the Shadows, will next star in the indie drama People Places Things directed by James Strouse.
Following appearances in Hollywood films…
Film & TV | Daily Mail | Sundance Film Festival
30 September 2014
He’s best known as the Oscar-nominated filmmaker behind hits like Flight Of The Conchords and New Zealand’s highest-ever grossing film Boy.
But Taika Waititi had a brush with mainstream Hollywood fame when he starred alongside…
Film & TV | Variety Magazine
15 November 2010
Producers of smash hit film Boy Ainsley Gardiner and Cliff Curtis took the independent producers of the year kudo at the New Zealand’s Screen Production and Development Agency conference in November. The cousins…
Film & TV | Screen Daily
2 February 2009
Wellington director Taika Waititi’s film The Volcano, a follow-up to his 2007 feature Eagle vs Shark, will be distributed by Australian company Transmission Films. The Volcano is inspired by Waititi’s Oscar-nominated short film…
Film & TV | Xinhua News
5 June 2008
The 2008 New Zealand Film Festival opens in Beijing and includes screenings of Eagle vs Shark, No. 2 and Out of the Blue. The Festival is a means of offering Chinese…