Archive for October, 2009

October 30, 2009  |  No comments

Moon Over Ponsonby

The front page of the local newspaper has a story about the film under the photo above (of Mike Riddell, DOP Tom Burstyn and lead Rawiri Paratene). It's a good piece. The film must be going to happen - I...

October 30, 2009  |  No comments

Getting There

Amazing what can be accomplished in a day, with the right attitude and a good team of people committed to...

October 28, 2009  |  No comments

Seeing

It was great to tour round some of the locations with our DOP Tom Burstyn last week. Strange how you...

October 26, 2009  |  No comments

Pre Production

Today marks the start of our official pre-production. Just three weeks left to get ourselves organised for the shoot. It's...

October 24, 2009  |  No comments

We started out on this project to be producers who were open and transparent in our dealings with all. And...

October 22, 2009  |  No comments

Dreams

Today we're doing a test shoot with the camera setup we'll be using for the film. DOP Tom Burstyn is...

October 20, 2009  |  No comments

Writing?

It's a salutary lesson for a writer to be a producer. I've done it several times before, though never quite...

October 18, 2009  |  No comments

Meet the Director!

There's an old adage that the best position for the writer is to be sleeping with the director. I've taken...

October 18, 2009  |  No comments

Doing it Hard

When the NZ Film Commission declined our application for production funding in August, it created a crisis of huge proportions....

October 15, 2009  |  No comments

A Place to Stay

We've got 5 people arriving from the UK, one from Canada, a confused Irishman from the States, and several from...