Archive for June, 2009

June 28, 2009  |  No comments

Spiffing

Did you know that total budget does not equal your TPE, and that neither equal your QNZPE, which is always smaller than the others? QNZPE, btw, is not a mutation of swine flu, but Qualifying NZ Production Expenditure, while TPE...

June 25, 2009  |  No comments

New Moon

In this part of the world it's Matariki, which is the traditional Maori New Year. It refers to the appearance...

June 23, 2009  |  No comments

The Finishing Line

July 9 is the date by which our major funding application needs to be in to the NZ Film Commission....

June 20, 2009  |  No comments

Credit/s

Thanks so much for people donating to the movie through 'Give A Little'. Just to say that if you would...

June 19, 2009  |  No comments

Review

Very funny cartoon from Tom Scott this morning, reflecting on the appointment of one Peter Jackson to head up the...

June 17, 2009  |  No comments

Carbon Carnage

I'm personally responsible for the destruction of several small rainforests, and extending the carnage on a daily basis. Paper is...

June 16, 2009  |  No comments

Talking about Fire

There's a story which I first heard a few decades back which caught my attention. It involved a little boy...

June 14, 2009  |  No comments

The Forgotten History

To know what it's like to get a feature film into production, it's always useful to pay regard to the...

June 12, 2009  |  No comments

Give A Little

Those of you who have been following this blog for some time will know that we've been making good progress...

June 11, 2009  |  No comments

Making It Happen

Rawiri Paratene does the work while UK producer Pip Piper and I look on - all in the convivial atmosphere...