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EVENT: Film Auckland Annual AGM

Thanks to the lowered Level 1 social distancing restrictions in Aotearoa New Zealand, Film Auckland Inc. invites all FAI members to join them at the annual Film Auckland AGM and catch up.

Infographic: Take a Tour of the Top Logo Trends for 2020

A new infographic runs down the biggest logo design trends from 2019 moving into 2020, complete with best-in-class examples to explore. This infographic is the final design in a three-part series on logo trends, and it goes beyond the basics to home in on more advanced techniques and experimental designs we’re starting to see more and more of.

NEW RELEASE: Loading Docs Season 7 Sees Filmmaker Ashley Williams Honour her Late Uncle by Learning to Fly

An inspiring group of eight documentaries were released this morning under Season 7 of Loading Docs, a Notable Pictures initiative that produces short documentaries, with an aim to develop and promote New Zealand filmmaking talent. This season’s release sees filmmaker Ashley Williams embarking on a journey to celebrate the adventurous life of her late Uncle … Continue reading NEW RELEASE: Loading Docs Season 7 Sees Filmmaker Ashley Williams Honour her Late Uncle by Learning to Fly

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Artist Daniel Vernon Provides Commentary on Aotearoa New Zealand’s COVID-19 Outbreak through his Art

Põneke / Wellington-based writer and illustrator Daniel Vernon (@yeehawtheboys on Instagram) has gained attention for his scintillating and insightful comics this week depicting Aotearoa New Zealand’s COVID-19 response. After 102 days of no community transmission of the virus, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced four positive cases on Tuesday 11th August, and subsequently the Tāmaki Makaurau … Continue reading IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Artist Daniel Vernon Provides Commentary on Aotearoa New Zealand’s COVID-19 Outbreak through his Art

KEEDRON BRYANT’S PROTEST SONG GOES VIRAL AFTER GEORGE FLOYD’S DEATH

A 12-year-old gospel singer has emerged as a powerful voice for justice this week in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis. Keedron Bryant’s protest anthem with the chorus, “I just want to live,” quickly made the rounds on social media as demonstrations exploded nationwide over the death of Floyd, a Black man who … Continue reading KEEDRON BRYANT’S PROTEST SONG GOES VIRAL AFTER GEORGE FLOYD’S DEATH

FROM FIGHT CLUB TO BRIEF ENCOUNTER: HOW SELF-ISOLATION WOULD CHANGE CLASSIC FILMS

It’s now difficult to watch movies without worrying about the two-metre rule – here are the retrospective plot changes required to mean old movies pass muster… In the age of self-isolation, I’ve started to change how I watch films. I’ve begun to clock moments when characters break the government rules on physical closeness. Consider the, … Continue reading FROM FIGHT CLUB TO BRIEF ENCOUNTER: HOW SELF-ISOLATION WOULD CHANGE CLASSIC FILMS