Catch WIFTers' work at Nga Taonga's Sci-Fi July

Posted Wednesday 18 Jul 2018

Beam yourself over to Wellington's Nga Taonga Sound & Vision which is screening a number of local films in its Sci-Fi July series. Find the right portal and you can catch these films that our members worked on:

Event 16, Catherine Fitzgerald, producer

When a man walks into his workshop through a wall, Matt, a young inventor soon has police, undercover agents and murderers all hunting for him in a race, not only against, but through time. Wellington's first independent, digital-effects heavy sci-fi feature film, directed by Derek Pearson, 2006.

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When: Wednesday 18 July, 7pm (yes, that's today!)

Where: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki St, Te Aro, Wellington

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IMAGE/ a still shot from Event 16

 

Eternity, Michelle Scullion, music

A police detective, taking part in a computer simulation, must solve a seemingly impossible murder mystery to save his own life. This award-winningsci-fi thriller was filmed in Wellington, the K?piti Coast, the Hawkes Bay and in Hong Kong. Directed by Alex Galvin, 2013.

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When: 7pm Friday 20 July

Where: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki St, Te Aro, Wellington

Eternity

IMAGE/ a still shot from Eternity

 

This Giant Papier Mache Boulder Is Really Heavy, Alana Cotton, colourist

For three ordinary guys, sci-fi becomes reality. One minute they are watching an old B-grade movie, the next they've been thrust inside the movie itself and at the helm of a rickety old spaceship about to embark on an action-packed adventure. Directed by Christian Nicolson, 2015.

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When: 7pm Saturday 21 July

Where: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki St, Te Aro, Wellington

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IMAGE/ a still shot from This Giant Papier Mache Boulder Is Really Heavy

 

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High demand for Episodic Lab means more tickets now available

Posted Wednesday 18 Jul 2018

This event has proved to be so popular that it's moved to a bigger venue and bumped up the ticket numbers!

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Script to Screen's Episodic Lab is your chance to pick the brains of a group of international TV advisors who have all worked on a broad range of programmes, from the Danish drama Borgen to the animated comedy Beavis and Butthead. In the three sessions of this workshop, you'll hear about what's happening with episodic television in Denmark, the United States and Australia, and get information about process on shows they've worked on.

The advisors are: Chris Marcil (How I Met Your Mother, Beavis And Butthead, Daria)

Jeppe Gervjig Gram (Borgen, Follow The Money)

Jacquelin Perske (Seven Types of Ambiguity, Love My Way)

Kirsty Fisher (Laid, The Family Law)

Debbie Lee, former head of comedy at ABC, now head of scripted development at Matchbox Pictures

Plus three esteemed Kiwi advisors:

Fiona Samuel (Piece Of My Heart, Bliss)

James Griffin (Outrageous Fortune, The Almighty Johnsons, 800 Words)

Michael Bennett (In Dark Places, Kaitangata Twitch)

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Cost: $40 (+ GST) with afternoon tea provided

When: First session is Tuesday 24 July, 1:45pm - 6:15pm

Where: New venue: AUT, Room WA224, Conference Centre, Gate 3, 55 Wellesley St, Auckland

Check out the Episodic Lab Facebook page