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Richard Bluck at Camerimage 2014

Dec 16, 2014 | No Comments
Richard Bluck at Camerimage 2014

Camerimage is the largest Cinematography focused Film Festival. Held in Bydgoszcz, Poland in mid November it is eight days of films, workshops, seminars, and trade exhibits. There are ten competitions held during the course of the festival with a major closing ceremony on the last evening where the winners are announced. I was invited to […]

Richard Bluck NZCS attends ASC Christmas Party

Dec 16, 2014 | No Comments
Richard Bluck NZCS attends ASC Christmas Party

While in LA we attended the ASC Christmas Party in the Clubhouse at 1782 North Orange Drive as guests of Steve Schklair from 3ality Technica. The Clubhouse is a beautiful old style house from 1901 recently renovated by the ASC. They have owned the house since 1936. I met Richard Credo, the current President and […]

Opening the Channels of Communication

Dec 4, 2014 | No Comments
Opening the Channels of Communication

Thanks to: Richard Scott A group of about 40 wider industry people attended the ’’Opening the Creative Channels of Communication’’ panel discussion held at the Horse + Trap pub Mt Eden on the 19th of November. Sponsored by Directors and Editors Guild, NZCS and The Film Commission the widely experienced panel of actor writer director Fiona […]

Shooting “The Z Nail Gang” with Chris Matthews

Dec 3, 2014 | No Comments
Shooting “The Z Nail Gang” with Chris Matthews

Chris Matthews is a cinematographer with a strong background in lighting and VFX, having gaffered the Miniatures/VFX unit of Lord of the Rings. He has been shooting full-time in Melbourne and Auckland for the last 12 years. His work consists mainly of commercials, some drama, and high end corporate work. He recently shot Z Nail […]

A Postcard from Marc Swadel in Iceland

Dec 3, 2014 | No Comments
A Postcard from Marc Swadel in Iceland

Marc is a London based Director/Cinematographer who mainly works on music based projects. Over the last 20 years, he has shot stuff as diverse as The Strokes, Yoko Ono, X Factor, Ennio Morricone, Foo Fighters, Weird Al Yankovic, The Faces, Iggy and the Stooges and Nick Cave. His feature credits include ‘The Chemical Brothers:Don’t Think’, […]

Drew Sturge on Shooting “Cover Band”

Dec 2, 2014 | No Comments
Drew Sturge on Shooting “Cover Band”

Drew Sturge has been a DP for 7 years, mostly working in commercials and promos. “Cover Band” was his first “Drama/Comedy” in a DP role. “Cover Band” is a 6 part Comedy/Drama series for TVNZ, written, produced and directed by the boys at the Downlowconcept. “ Sex, drugs and other peoples’ songs” The show is […]

Big Screen Symposium 2014

Dec 1, 2014 | No Comments
Big Screen Symposium 2014

Photo – Big Screen Symposium Facebook Page Thanks to Paul Richards for the report The Big Screen Symposium 2014 was a very fulfilling weekend on many levels. Beyond the range of workshops offered, we all had the opportunity to network with the range of old contacts and new. The Powhiri in the foyer of the […]

Leon Narbey on Shooting “The Dead Lands”

Nov 26, 2014 | No Comments
Leon Narbey on Shooting “The Dead Lands”

As a cinematographer Leon Narbey NZCS has shot many feature films and documentaries including Desperate Remedies, The Price of Milk, Whale Rider, Colin McCahon: I Am, Perfect Creature, Rain of the Children, No. 2, The Orator, My Talks with Dean Spanley, and now The Dead Lands which is his fourth collaboration with Director Toa Fraser. […]

Richard Bluck NZCS wins at Camerimage

Nov 25, 2014 | No Comments
Richard Bluck NZCS wins at Camerimage

On behalf of all NZCS members a huge congratulations to our own President, Richard Bluck NZCS for winning at Camerimage. Best 3D Documentary Film: Beyond the Edge cin. Richard Bluck dir. Leanne Pooley A full list of winners can be found at http://camerimage.pl/en/Camerimage-2014-Winners.html