Hats off to April

Posted Monday 26 Feb 2018

Multi-talented April Phillips is on an awards roll at the moment. Her short film REM won the Independent Spirit Award at the recent Fantastic Planet Sci-Fi film festival in Sydney, and has also been nominated for seven awards in the Short Film Awards (SOFIES), New York including Best Writing, Best Director, Best Narrative Short Film, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Editing, & Outstanding Technical Work. Phillips also took out the PANZ Award for Outstanding Achievement 2017 for multiple productions of her plays, the second time that she has won this award.

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Sparrow to land in the capital

Posted Monday 26 Feb 2018


Wellingtonians, it's your turn to hear talented filmmaker Welby Ings discuss his craft. His beautiful short film Sparrow will screen (for FREE!) at Nga T?onga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki St. Produced by Robin Murphy, Sparrow is the story of a small boy who is teased because he thinks he can fly, but he eventually stands up to the bullies in a very unusual way. After the screening, Ings will talk about his journey as a filmmaker, how his short films are leading him towards his feature film debut, PUNCH, and you can quiz him in a Q&A.

To reserve a seat email welbyingsevent@gmail.com with FILM EVENT in the subject line, and the number of seats required.

When: Saturday 3 March, 4.30PM
Where: Nga T?onga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki St, Wellington