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Grant Campbell wins Ian Turtill Award for 2014

Sep 7, 2014 | No Comments
Grant Campbell wins Ian Turtill Award for 2014

The Ian Turtill award acknowledges the input into the craft of Cinematography that is delivered by a wide variety of collaborators both on and off set. The committee felt that through the years either in the Lab or as Kodak’s man on the ground in NZ, Grant Campbell has always strived to support the Cinematographers’ […]

Virtuoso Evening

Sep 7, 2014 | No Comments
Virtuoso Evening

VIRTUOSO Write Up by Mark Lapwood. The event at Virtuoso on August 12th was a very entertaining and informative evening hosted by Matt Wilmot and his team. Matt shared many insights and examples of work from a variety of projects involving their extensive use of radio control aerial technology on TVC’s, drama, documentaries and more. […]

Shooting “The Last Saint” with Grant McKinnon

Sep 7, 2014 | No Comments
Shooting “The Last Saint” with Grant McKinnon

           Photos: Alexandre Bon Grant McKinnon is an Auckland based Cinematographer. The Last Saint is his 2nd Feature Film. He is also the recipient of the inaugural Allen Guilford Award for Best Cinematography in a short film as part of the 2014 NZ International Film Festival. This is what Grant had […]

Shooting “The Dark Horse” with Denson Baker

Sep 7, 2014 | No Comments
Shooting “The Dark Horse” with Denson Baker

Denson Baker ACS is a New Zealand cinematographer currently based in Australia, he has photographed feature films in the UK, India, Australia and New Zealand including ORANGES & SUNSHINE, THE BLACK BALLOON, THE WAITING CITY and recently THE DARK HORSE among others. This is what Denson had to say about the experience shooting THE DARK […]

Grant McKinnon wins Allen Guilford Cinematography Award 2014

Aug 16, 2014 | No Comments
Grant McKinnon wins Allen Guilford Cinematography Award 2014

The 2014 Allen Guilford award being presented for it’s first time at the NZIFF 2014 Film Festival was won by Grant McKinnon for the Short Film “Ross & Beth” written and directed by Hamish Bennett. NZCS President Richard Bluck NZCS and Allen Guilford’s wife Sandra were on hand to present the award in Allen’s memory. […]

Allen Guilford Cinematography Award

Jul 22, 2014 | No Comments
Allen Guilford Cinematography Award

The NZ International Film Festival is currently under way. Each year a section of the festival is dedicated to “New Zealand’s Best 2014″ Short film awards and the six finalists are judged for ‘The Madman Entertainment Jury Prize” and “The Friends of the Civic short film award”. From these six finalists a jury of NZCS […]