Archive for February, 2010

February 26, 2010  |  No comments

Fine Tuning

Spare a thought for us as we take the weekend to do the final tweaking in the edit suite for the rough cut. In fact, we prefer to call it the first creative assembly - in terms of the edit...

February 24, 2010  |  1 comment

Under the Radar

Tom Burstyn and Barbara Sumner are on their way home from Berlin, bearing the Jury prize for their section in...

February 22, 2010  |  No comments

Uncertain Waters

Over the weekend, at a symposium on digital cinema at Victoria University in Wellington, there was a difference of opinion...

February 22, 2010  |  No comments

Next We Take Berlin…

Congratulations to Tom Burstyn (DOP on The Insatiable Moon) and Barbara Sumner on their stunning success in getting the Jury...

February 18, 2010  |  1 comment

The First Cut is the Deepest…

Killing your babies. It's a crime in life and a difficult process in art. We're immersed in the edit process,...

February 16, 2010  |  No comments

To Hell and Back

The first of a series of articles about the making of The Insatiable Moon is now out in the industry...

February 16, 2010  |  No comments

Celebrate!

Here's something worthy of celebration - Tom (our DOP) and Barbara showcase their wonderful film This Way of Life to...

February 11, 2010  |  No comments

Distributors

I guess now that it's public knowledge, I can talk about it. One of the difficulties we've faced is that...

February 9, 2010  |  No comments

The Local and the Universal

I was interested in a scene from Reitman's Up in the Air where the new uber-efficient Natalie (Anna Kendrick) introduces the...

February 5, 2010  |  No comments

The Making of a Film

There's an interesting discussion to be had around the seemingly innocuous question of when (and how) a film is made....