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Outlook for Someday film comp helps Kiwi youth focus on sustainability

August 2, 2016 – 4:00 am |

What does sustainability mean to you?
Since 2007 The Outlook for Someday has received over a thousand answers to that question by young New Zealanders entering its annual film challenge.
Now in its 10th year The Outlook for …

Twelve year old Kiwi wins award at Japan Wildlife Film Festival

August 25, 2015 – 8:05 pm |

Twelve year old Tomairangi Harvey is celebrating in Tokyo after winning an award last night at the Japan Wildlife Film Festival.
Her short film Te Ao o te Tuturuatu received the Best Young Film-maker Award.
The film …

Wiremu Grace presents ‘Ka Mate. The haka. The legend’ in Motueka

February 23, 2014 – 8:51 pm |

Upcoming event at the Gecko Theatre, Motueka
Contemporary Maori Film
Sunday, March 2nd, 5.30pm

Wiremu Grace, Maori film writer and director from Wellington, will be showing his latest 52min documentary “Ka Mate. The haka. The legend.” (2012) as well …

Youth made musical comedy with green theme takes top film honour

December 6, 2013 – 6:10 pm |

A musical comedy co-directed by four young women from Hamilton has been announced as The Body Shop Standout Winner at The Someday Awards in Auckland.
Today is the Day, made by Hillcrest High School students Bella …

Our Green Roadie – 50 Kiwis living and working green – out now!

April 18, 2013 – 2:40 pm |

Our Green Roadie, a documentary about 50 NZ people and businesses who live and work in ‘green’ ways is out on DVD.
PLEASE put this out on your FB page. We’re a Mum and son (aged …

Fortnight long film challenge starts today

February 18, 2013 – 2:37 pm |

Media release
18 February 2013
Fortnight long film challenge starts today

Young filmmakers stepping up to the challenge to create a three-minute video on Auckland’s future can now get filming, with the competition officially open and questions live …

Young filmmakers challenged to film and shape Auckland’s future

February 11, 2013 – 3:20 pm |

Media release – Auckland Council

11 February 2013

Make Auckland’s future a feature – challenge to young filmmakers
Young filmmakers are being challenged to create a three-minute video, on the subject of Auckland’s future, in just 14 days.

The …

New Zealand indie film selected by National Geographic

November 28, 2012 – 12:23 pm |

Song of the Kauri, a self produced feature documentary film by Queenstowner, Mathurin Molgat has been selected to feature at the prestigious 2013 Environmental Film Festival run by National Geographic in Washington DC. The …

Road to Ruin – Paved in Pledges

October 1, 2012 – 1:35 pm |
Road to Ruin – Paved in Pledges

Road to Ruin was Heather O’Leary’s final project for an advanced Digital Film Making diploma at Natcoll. Not only did she love the idea of creating a documentary around designer Kim Witteveen, but it was …

Like Minds Wellington Film Comp encourages people to ‘be there and stay involved with people experiencing mental illness’

July 26, 2012 – 1:17 pm |

PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Release
Be There and Stay Involved!
Buoyant from the success of last year’s competition, Kites Trust is doing it all over again and holding the Like Minds Wellington Film Competition 2012.  Like Minds, …

Alastair Riddell (Space Waltz) to premiere his first short film “The Last Stop”

April 18, 2012 – 4:26 pm | One Comment

Submitted by: Vanessa Cohen-Riddell, Little Red Hen Pictures
Alastair Riddell (Space Waltz) is to premiere his first short film “THE LAST STOP”; a film made specifically for entry in Ridley Scott’s new online “Your Film Festival”.
Singer/songwriter …

Guy Ryan and Inspiring Stories Trust aim to inspire young people tonight at Victory Community Centre

April 10, 2012 – 1:40 pm |

Media release:  Inspiring Stories
The Inspiring Stories Trust, a not-for-profit organization focused on spreading change through the power of storytelling, is launching this Tuesday in Nelson a nationwide project that includes film screenings and filmmaking workshops …

Check out: Bikes for Africa

April 6, 2012 – 2:30 pm | One Comment

Bikes for Africa is an entertaining, insightful and deeply honest documentary following the life adventures of New Zealanders Hap Cameron and Mandy Todd, and their attempt to help implement a self sustainable bike workshop in …

Award winning green filmmaker travels Aotearoa, home schooling son, filming sustainable families

February 23, 2012 – 3:45 pm | 2 Comments

Award winning Nelson filmmaker, mum and passionate greenie Emma Heke and her seven year old son Connor are in Northland right now on the northern leg of a nationwide road trip, filming other families who …

Exciting: the Arcadia International Environmental Film Festival

February 4, 2012 – 11:33 am |

Arcadia Festival
Happyzine has always been in the forefront of highlighting all efforts which consciously confront challenges, and enhance our daily life. These challenges are numerous in our present times, particularly environmental ones with no real …

Feature Film casting begins for ‘Shopping’, you and your ‘raw talent’ are invited to audition!

January 16, 2012 – 6:46 pm |

Press Release – Feature Film Casting

Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland are two New Zealand filmmakers who have won multiple international awards at film festivals including Cannes, Berlin and Sundance.  Albiston and Sutherland have begun casting …

Recycle Your Amazing Movie! Enter the Golden Bay Allshorts Film Festival!

September 8, 2011 – 4:20 pm |

Short Film & Music Video Festival
allshorts short film and music video festival is now in its sixth great year!
allshorts is a celebration of New Zealand audio visual art. We accept any genre up to 10 …

Enter the Inspiring Stories Film Competition!

September 5, 2011 – 5:21 pm |

Film Competition
Have you got an inspiring story to tell? Could you showcase young Kiwis doing great stuff – making a difference in their community?
Download the film competition submission form.pdf
There’s two categories – filmmakers …

Inspiring Stories Film Competition!

August 13, 2011 – 3:00 pm |

The Film Competition – Call for Entries!
Have you got an inspiring story to tell? Could you make a film about young Kiwis doing great stuff – making a difference in their community?! Then …

VOTE: Te Kaea Beri to be New Zealand’s New MTV Presenter

September 11, 2010 – 5:40 pm |

Happyzine has been following Te Kaea Beri’s progress towards becoming a mega super-duper film star.  Here’s a Q&A we ran on her a few years ago called ‘Te Kaea Beri – Daring to Dream Out …