Marvellous masterclasses with Aesthetica Short Film Festival

Posted Wednesday 30 Sep 2020

Andrea ArnoldSarah Gavron

Check out the stellar array of film industry professionals in conversation online during the Aesthetica Film Festival! There are some fantastic masterclasses - here are just two of the many available:

Iconic Cinema: Andrea Arnold in Conversation
Andrea Arnold (above left) is one of the most celebrated filmmakers of the last decade. Her credits include the Oscar-winning short Wasp and the features Red Road, Fish Tank, Wuthering Heights and American Honey.

Primetime Presents: Sarah Gavron in Conversation
Sarah Gavron (above right) is a BAFTA-winning filmmaker whose credits include This Little Life, Brick Lane, Suffragette and Rocks. Gavron speaks about her motivations and inspirations and her progression from short film to TV and features. She also reviews the necessity for a more equally representative film industry, on-screen and behind the lens.

In light of the pandemic, ASFF is going virtual so no need to dress up!

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Lowe�s Water doco series success

Posted Wednesday 30 Sep 2020

WATER poster with laurels

Congratulations to Magnolia Lowe whose Water-Rapuhia, kimihia: Quest for knowledge documentary series for Newsroom has picked up three official selections at international film festivals and two Award finalist laurels! The series has also been selected for the NZ Web Fest 2020.

Water-Rapuhia, kimihia is a documentary film series that highlights the work of three leading researchers from Aotearoa-New Zealand.

Click here to watch episode 1, New Zealand's Polluted Waterways

Episode 2 Antarctica's Disentegrating Ice Shelves

Episode 3 The Power Of Water