Archive for January, 2010

January 29, 2010  |  1 comment

New Zealand Film

Recent news is that the NZ government contributed nearly $45m in the form of tax credits to the film Avatar. This is not some shonky one-off deal for James Cameron, but simply the application of the Large Budget Screen Production...

January 27, 2010  |  No comments

Musique

There's been a lot of discussion about the sort of music we might use for the film. As I've said...

January 25, 2010  |  2 comments

A Post on Post

I'm reading a great book on editing called The Conversations - which is literally a series of conversations between Walter...

January 23, 2010  |  2 comments

Responsibility

I've been holding off commenting on Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds because I know my take on the film is out of...

January 21, 2010  |  No comments

Moon in the News

Nice piece in Tangatawhenua News. Check it out here ......

January 20, 2010  |  No comments

Collaborators

Just been watching Martin Scorcese's speech at the Golden Globes, which is well worth a look - you can see...

January 18, 2010  |  2 comments

Seeing things

It always seems to me a work of magic when people capture beautiful images. It's a great art to be...

January 16, 2010  |  3 comments

In a mad world…

For a few years the strapline we've used for The Insatiable Moon has been Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's quote: "In a...

January 15, 2010  |  No comments

New Territory

We are now into the solid work of post production. Our editor, Paul Maxwell, is beavering away at Images &...

January 12, 2010  |  1 comment

Doing Good

In the course of shooting The Insatiable Moon there were a number of problems that needed addressing. One of them...