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.
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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.
From Jo Light of Nofilmschool Are you an aspiring cinematographer? These experts have some important tips for you. Sometimes the best way to learn is to act like a fly on the wall and listen as people discuss their work. How do they talk to each other? What do they all like, or dislike? What … Continue reading DoPs Share the Advice Their Mentors Gave Them About Cinematography
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
In his latest release, Smithstreet Studios resident Mitch Cramer delves into the length of games and how their pace affects replay-ability, discussing the popular Resident Evil 3 remake and God of War (2018). Watch the video below:
Safety on set is paramount, and in the age of COVID-19 there are many challenges filmmakers are facing. We have compiled a handy list of Screensafe NZ’s resources for easy access – below is a list of services, suppliers, apps, forms, and posters to provide guidance for safe practice on set. SERVICES / SUPPLIERS / … Continue reading Screensafe Provides Filmmakers with COVID-19 Safety Resources
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
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