Archive for April, 2009

April 29, 2009  |  No comments

Invite

For anyone who can make it, a public meeting to discuss the film and give some background for potential investors. Among those speaking from his wide background in feature films is producer Tim Sanders (Whale Rider, Lord of the Rings...

April 27, 2009  |  No comments

Believers

Good video hook-up with one of the UK producers on Friday. Pip Piper (Blue Hippo Media) is someone I count...

April 25, 2009  |  No comments

Investor Docs

For those who have an interest, the pitch docs for private equity investors in the project can be found here...There...

April 24, 2009  |  No comments

Navigating Troubled Waters

Yesterday's seminar in Auckland was called 'Navigating the SPIF' (SPIF being the Screen Incentive Production Fund). It was an excellent...

April 22, 2009  |  No comments

Ticking Along

Things ticking over as they should just now. A funding seminar run by NZFC and SPADA tomorrow morning, which aims...

April 20, 2009  |  No comments

A List?

How much do 'stars' contribute to the likelihood of a project's success? Pretty much anything that comes out of the...

April 16, 2009  |  No comments

Who Also Stand and Wait

There's no quick way to learn patience... but anyone involved in the screen industry needs a ton of it. In...

April 9, 2009  |  No comments

Easter reflections

Four years ago, I was spending Easter with friends at Lake Ohau - a beautiful spot in central South Island...

April 7, 2009  |  No comments

Sailing…

Very good meeting last night with Mladen Ivancic, Graeme Mason (both of NZFC), Tim Sanders and moi. We met down...

April 4, 2009  |  No comments

Mexican standoff

UK producers Pip and Rob had a meeting yesterday with a major film finance company in London. The initial discussion...