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SKYCITY to Present Short Film Screenings

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6 July 2005

SKYCITY’s Auckland to Present Short Film Screenings


SKYCITY Auckland’s Bar3 is set to play host to a line-up of some of New Zealand’s most critically acclaimed short films throughout July, in support of the New Zealand Screen Awards 2005. The special screenings will take place on the evenings of Wednesday 6, 13 and 20 July in Bar3 from 6.30pm.

SKYCITY is the proud sponsor of the Best Short Film category in the New Zealand Screen Awards, and Bar3 will be showing two of the finalists Closer and No Ordinary Sun.

Closer is a coming of age drama about a teenage boy dealing with the death of his sister. The film was one of only 10 official selections in the short film section at the recent Cannes Festival. Closer is a finalist not only for Best Short Film, but also for Best Performance in a Short Film. No Ordinary Sun features a man living in an isolated hut who makes the discovery that will change the lives of everyone on the planet. The film is up for Best Short Film, Best Script for a Short Film and Best Technical Contribution to a Short Film (two nominations).

The films range in genre from comedy to drama, to science fiction, documentary and animation.

The New Zealand Screen Awards are led by the Screen Directors Guild of New Zealand and are positioned as the premier film and television industry awards in New Zealand. The ceremony in which the winners will be announced will be held at SKYCITY Auckland’s Theatre on Tuesday 27 July. This inaugural event is about recognising the fantastic achievements of all finalists and the industry as a whole.

The full schedule of screenings is attached.

ENDS


WED 6 JULY 6.30PM

Order Name of Film DIR Name Surname Company Length(m)Genere

1 Y The Man Who Couldn't Dance Barry Prescott Strawberry Jan Films 11 comedy

2 Y Cockle Brendan Donovan Exile Films 12 drama / sci fi

3 Y Ride Stephen Sinclair Godzone Pictures Ltd 15 Drama / Thriller

4 Y Together Felicity Morgan-Rhind Second Cine Limited 15 drama / gay issues

5 Y Rest Stop Roseanne Liang Killing Time Productions Ltd 9 comedy

Total Time 62

WED 13 JULY 6.30PM

Order Name of Film DIR Name Surname Company Length(m)Genere

1 Y The Freezer Paolo Rotondo MF Films 11 drama / comedy / kids

2 Y Game Daniel Belton Good Company Arts 9 Experimental / Art

3 Y Pearl, Florrie & The Bull Phill & Jeff Simmonds Simmonds Brothers 12 animation

4 Y Passion & Conflict Tony Burt HUHU Entertaiment 5 doco

5 Y Eating Sausage Zia Mandviwalla Comotion Pictures 15 drama

6 Y Closer David Rittey AJ Films 15 drama / coming of age

Total Time 67

WED 20 JULY 6.30PM

Order Name of Film DIR Name Surname Company Length(m)Genere

1 Y Nothing Special Helena Brooks Lucky Pictures Ltd 11 comedy

2 Y The Devil You Meet Geoff Talbot Evoke Pictures Ltd 15 drama

3 Picnic Stops * Kirstin Marcon Swadmarcon Consortium 9 drama / romance

4 Y Dream Within a Dream Felicity Rogers Handbird Productions 9 Surreal / Animation

5 Y Dead End Mark Albiston Sticky Pictures Ltd 12 Black Comedy / Drama

6 Y No Ordinary Sun Jonathan Brough Thin Film Ltd 15 drama / sci fi

Total Time 71

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