Storytelling in Virtual and Augmented Reality masterclasses

Posted Monday 06 Mar 2017

Want to explore the power of storytelling in VR, AR and MR? Join renowned Australian artist and filmmaker Lynette Wallworth and Australian multidisciplinary writer/producer Mike Jones for a nationwide series of masterclasses focused on storytelling in an immersive environment.

You will gain an international perspective and unique insights from two Australians working at the cutting edge of this technology. The workshops are being held March 16-20 in several locations around the country; visit the New Zealand Film Commission's website for details and how to register.



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The Great Maiden's Blush now available on DVD

Posted Monday 06 Mar 2017


WIFT member Jeremy Macey, co-producer of The Great Maiden's Blush, is pleased to announce the film is now available for sale on DVD.

The moving, character-driven drama about the precarious friendship between two solo, first-time mothers won Best Self-Funded Film and Best Actress (Miriama McDowell) at the New Zealand Film Awards last month. It was the only New Zealand film to be included in Graeme Tuckett's Top 10 Films of 2016. Miriama also won Best Actress at the 2016 Festival du Film Antipodes in St Tropez, France.

Visit the Torchlight Films website to order online and view the trailer.