Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


From Kitchen Sink to the Big Apple

From Kitchen Sink to the Big Apple: In Conversation with Alison Maclean

Script to Screen, the NZ Film Archive and the NZ Film Commission present director Alison Maclean in conversation with playwright and filmmaker Stuart McKenzie.

Alison wrote and directed one of the most successful NZ short films of all time, Kitchen Sink, which debuted at Cannes in 1989 and won eight international awards. After her debut NZ feature Crush, she moved abroad, directing feature film Jesus’ Son (US) and television drama including Sex and the City and Gossip Girl. Alison divides her time between New York, Canada and New Zealand, and is developing several feature films.

Join Alison as she talks to chair Stuart McKenzie about her work and her career: from Kitchen Sink to Jesus’ Son to the demands of working in television around the world.

Come early for a glass of wine and stay afterward for a slice of Heaven pizza.

Drinks 5:30, 6pm start, Wednesday 17th April, The Film Archive, 88 Taranaki Street, Wellington, $5 koha appreciated.

See the event on the Script to Screen website here

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Pictures Of Media: Call For Photographs For Reimagining Journalism

In August this year Freerange Press is launching its next big book. This time we are gathering the best writers and thinkers in the country to look at the changing media landscape in New Zealand. To illuminate and give voice to the writing we want to include around 25 excellent photos. We want these photos to document the different aspects of how journalism is made, how it used to be, and how it is changing. More>>

Safer Internet Day: Keeping Safe Online More Important Than Ever

Tuesday 9 February marks Safer Internet Day. Safer Internet Day is designed to create awareness about the importance of Internet safety and encourages positive use of technology - with a strong focus on young people. More>>

ALSO:

We Have The Technology: Zephyrometer Up And Moving

“The needle’s stoppers had to be repaired because of the extra impact caused by the balance not being correct. We also added an extra 300kgs counter-balance – made from zinc coated steel triangle plates. These adjustments will now stop it bending low over the road in high winds.” More>>

ALSO:

Waitangi Day: Treaty Of Waitangi - Found In Translation

To celebrate the Society of Translators and Interpreters's 30th anniversary, over 90 translators will work together to translate the English and Māori versions of the Treaty of Waitangi into 30 languages... More>>

ALSO:

Northland Development: Trust Applauds $4m Government Funding For Art Centre

Today's announcement of central government support, made by Minister of Economic Development Steven Joyce, provides a key step forward in funding for Whangarei’s Hundertwasser Art Centre & Wairau Maori Art Gallery. More>>

ALSO:

Memorial: 85th Anniversary Of 1931 Napier Earthquake

Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye will today attend the 85th anniversary afternoon tea for survivors of the 1931 Napier earthquake, to pay tribute to the heroism, kindness and generosity shown by many during this and more recent emergencies. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news