Archive for September, 2009

September 29, 2009  |  No comments

Warming Up

What to do when you're typing an email and your two phones ring at the same time?That's what the days are like for me as I negotiate with agents, talk to potential crew, book flights, check the schedule, arrange locations,...

September 27, 2009  |  No comments

Bird by Bird

One of the best books I ever read on writing was by Anne Lamott, entitled 'Bird by Bird'. The title...

September 24, 2009  |  No comments

What – Me Worry?

Crisis - what crisis? It's just in the daily run of things. Juggle chainsaws while skateboarding across a precipice? No...

September 22, 2009  |  No comments

The Gap

Some great talent from the auditions over the weekend. Getting through 50 auditions over 2 days is a fair old...

September 17, 2009  |  No comments

Ring Ring

Neo won't answer, but we now have the phone connected at our Auckland production office. It's (09)3601643. With any decent...

September 16, 2009  |  No comments

Talent

All systems go for auditions this weekend. The logistics of doing the schedule have kept me out of trouble for...

September 14, 2009  |  No comments

Eclipse?

This has been a tough week for the project. Without going into details, we have had to rejig the entire...

September 12, 2009  |  No comments

Monkey See, Monkey Do

Spent Wednesday with the great guys from Rubber Monkey in Wellington. They have one of the sweetest production houses that...

September 8, 2009  |  No comments

NZ Film Month?

Ant Timpson, redoubtable cheerleader for film and father of the 48hours film comp, the Incredibly Strange Film Festival, and Headstrong,...

September 7, 2009  |  No comments

Playing the Odds

Sad to say we didn't strike the big one on Saturday night! We had a few winning tickets for minor...