Bisley and Lintott's 'Garage Stories' to play at NZIFF

Posted Tuesday 07 Jul 2020

Bisley and Lintott's 'Garage Stories' to play at NZIFF

From adversity springs creativity! Congratulations to Catherine Bisley and Kat Lintott whose 12-minute short Garage Stories: A Strange Collective Experience Of Isolation will be playing at the New Zealand International Film Festival, in the Kiwi Shorts selection. In a series of vignettes, the film beautifully captures the strange experience of a nation in isolation. It was shot in Level Four lockdown across ten different households who were directed remotely, and who worked with the equipment and props available to them in their bubbles.


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Ariana Tikao plays one of the characters in Garage Stories

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New dates for the Big Screen Symposium 2020

Posted Tuesday 07 Jul 2020

Hooray - the Big Screen Symposium has been rescheduled to 9 - 10 October at the ASB Waterfront Theatre Auckland! This year's theme is Transforming Culture, encompassing the transformative power of story, and the transformation of our industry through technological advances.

More info on the programme will be coming as it's announced, but Chilean director, screenwriter, editor and producer Sebasti�n Lelio (Gloria, A Fantastic Woman) is confirmed to take a virtual masterclass.

And a note on tickets - if you were a super-early bird and have already bought your ticket, it's still valid for the new dates. Organisers are offering a discount on Full Price and Industry Concession tickets. Current Full Price ticket holders have the option to request a refund for the difference in ticket price before 17 July.

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