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

 


Double WIN at Indie Fest, Film Awards – NZ Film

16 June 2014

Double WIN at Indie Fest, Film Awards – NZ Film

Film and Stage Producer/Director Craig Hutchison, is pleased to announce that two short films that he and his company (CAS’n’OVA PRODUCTIONS) shot in Wellington last year have both received ‘AWARD of MERIT’ at THE INDIE FEST (www.theindiefest.com).

‘Letter For Hope’ and ‘Utu Pihikete’ are both short films written by April Phillips.

Raquel Roderick was the director of Letter For Hope, with Craig being the 2nd Director. Utu Pihikete was directed by Craig.

As Executive Producer for both, Craig Hutchison said “It was an honour to produce and direct two of Aprils works, and especially now being recognised internationally for our work. This is the second award we have received. The first being an honourable mention award at the recent Sunset Festival in Los Angeles.”

The Kiwi productions stood alongside over 100 other awards from around the world.

The Indie Fest recognizes film professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals in the film industry.

We’ve proved again we do it better against higher budget productions and that New Zealanders punch above our weight. This is a proud moment and I am honoured to be a part of this industry and receive the recognition for these two amazing stories.”

The Roxy Cinema in Wellington was the venue for the red carpet event preview screening the films which were professionally produced with a budget of $50,000, each funded by CAS’n’OVA PRODUCTIONS.

www.casnova.co.nz

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Scoop Review Of Books: Rushing For Gold

The first section focuses particularly on the Victorian connections – commercial, legal, mining and personal, including migration statistics. But for me the most interesting chapters were in the middle sections about the people of the goldfields. More>>

Comedy Festival Review: VOTE BATT

The political campaigning in the US over the last eight months or so has provided a stark insight into how far political candidates are willing to go. This background came into focus as “former comedian” – now politician – Tim Batt ushered people up into the front seats, passing out badges and taking photographs with his not entirely adoring public... More>>

HRH QEII's 90th: New Zealand Post Birthday Stamps Fit For A Queen

New Zealand Post is celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday with a special series of stamps and a limited edition silver coin. The Queen was born on 21 April 1926. To mark her birthday, New Zealand Post has produced ‘lenticular’ or moving stamps that feature nine different images of the Queen on just three stamps. More>>

ALSO:

Anzac Day: A Time To Stand Against Hatred

The Human Rights Commission says ANZAC Day is a time for New Zealanders to remember those things our grandparents stood for and stand up against intolerance and prejudice. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news