Brettkelly wins accolades

Posted Sunday 04 Aug 2019

Next time you bump into Pietra Brettkelly (pictured below), congratulate her on becoming the inaugural Arts Foundation Laureate to receive the Dame Gaylene Preston Arts Laureate Award in Documentary Filmmaking! Dame Gaylene Preston awarded Pietra this honour at the New Zealand International Film Festival in June.

Pietra Brettkelly

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Kiwi-Canadian production awarded funding

Posted Sunday 04 Aug 2019

It's great to hear that Night Raiders, a New Zealand-Canada co-production was awarded conditional production funding in July. Night Raiders is co-produced by our own Ainsley Gardiner, is set in the near future where the military controls post-war America and children are property of the State. A desperate Cree woman joins a band of vigilantes to infiltrate the State children's academy and get her daughter back.