Archive for August, 2009

August 31, 2009  |  No comments

Production Office

We have now secured a production office in Ponsonby, thanks to the assistance of a very generous supporter of the arts. Over the next couple of weeks we will begin setting it up, and then be open for business. The...

August 27, 2009  |  No comments

Moon Madness

Just a note to let you know our Lotto promotion is now in full swing! I've put a web page...

August 26, 2009  |  No comments

Careful with that Axe

Just been working my way through the most recent budget for the film - drastically revised after the NZ Film...

August 24, 2009  |  No comments

All Roads Lead to Ponsonby

When I first lived in Ponsonby (in 1985), the community was just on the point of change. For decades it...

August 20, 2009  |  No comments

The Daily Struggle

The secret of realising an artistic dream is similar to achieving anything else - it's a matter of overcoming your...

August 18, 2009  |  No comments

Punt for the Moon

In the continuing series of crazy ideas to get funding for our feature film, comes the great Lotto weekend. On...

August 14, 2009  |  No comments

Aroha

A great outpouring of support since people have learned about our rejection by the NZFC has been hugely encouraging. Thanks...

August 12, 2009  |  No comments

On Death and Dying

Just finished our location shoot and received the phone call to tell us that the NZ Film Commission has turned...

August 12, 2009  |  No comments

Gone Shooting

And as for me, I'm away to Auckland to do some location shooting. I'll leave the decision makers to decide;...

August 10, 2009  |  No comments

Business Time!

After six years of development; after endless script revisions; after numerous meetings in London, Birmingham, Cannes and Auckland; after negotiations...