Script to Screen: Wellington Writer's Room Event

Posted Tuesday 12 Aug 2014

Off-Script: Creating Drama Through Improvisation with Robert Marchand (AUS)

EVENT: Wed 27 August, 6-7pm, Nga Taonga Sound and Vision (formerly The Film Archive), WGTN

Wellington Writers' Room with Australian director and academic  Robert Marchand. Robert will talk to story advisor and acting coach  Brita McVeigh about the relationship between filmmakers and actors in the process of character-based improvisation.

Emerging filmmakers can feel bound by the orthodoxy of the filmmaking process. How can writers and directors get to the heart of the story by engaging their actors earlier on in the process? This discussion is aimed at writers and directors, as well as actors.

Join us from 5:30pm for a glass of wine and stay afterwards for a slice of  Heaven Woodfire Pizza on us.

Wed 27 August, Nga Taonga Sound and Vision (formerly The Film Archive), 84 Taranaki Street, Wellington, 5:30pm drinks, 6-7pm talk, $5 koha appreciated, includes a glass of wine

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Film Archive Screenings In Wellington (2)

Posted Tuesday 12 Aug 2014


This Friday is the first of the Archive's 2014 Soup & A Seat series - just $8 for homemade soup and a fab film during your lunchbreak.

Next week, their two-part Democracy Then series presents a sample of how our politicians and politics were represented on screen across the 20th Century



Pull Down the Shades: Why Chris Knox is ****ing Brilliant!

NZ, 90 mins, Exempt

Musician, video artist, comic creator, painter, writer, television personality and long-time jandal advocate - Chris Knox has done it all and done it with inimitable DIY style. Ng? Taonga Sound & Vision screens a collection of work by, and about, the creative powerhouse that is Mr Chris Knox.

Featuring rare Toy Love live performances, early interviews, documentary footage and a collection of his now legendary stop-motion music videos, this screening charts Chris's all-out assault on the artistic establishment in his continuing evolution from New Zealand's primary punk provocateur to bona fide Kiwi icon.

7pm Wednesday 13 August

Mediatheatre - Film Archive, Taranaki Street, Wellington

$8 / $6