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Learn From the Best in the Biz: June Online Producers Panel

The New Zealand Film Commission is partnering with the Waikato Film Hub to bring to you the first Producer Panel to our Waikato Screen Sector. You will have the opportunity to hear from actively working producers who will address the core of Producing from a range of mediums. The free interactive online panel will be hosted by Prashanth Guna, NZFC Talent Development Coordinator. ...

May 26, 2022

2021 Misty Flicks Short Film Showcase (in 2022): A Review

Written by Richard SwainsonDr. Richard Swainson runs Auteur House, the last DVD rental store in Hamilton. He was the first person to complete a doctorate in film studies at the University of Waikato. An amateur film critic for various publications and radio stations over a two decade period, he reviewed films on RNZ National for three and a half years. He currently writes monthly opinion columns for the Waikato Times as well as a weekly contribution to the paper’s Saturday ‘history page’....

February 6, 2022

A Touch of Timelessness in Cambridge: The Filming of 'Worthy of Thee'

Written by Zara Gilbert...

January 17, 2022

Submissions Open for 2021 Misty Flicks Short Film Showcase

Now in its fourth year, the Misty Flicks Short Film Showcase provides an avenue for Waikato filmmakers to screen their projects and for audiences to see local content in a cinema experience. “The Misty Flicks Film Festival is an important vehicle for established and up-and-coming filmmakers currently (or formerly) in the Waikato to showcase their creative endeavours,” says Scott Granville, filmmaker and co-founder of education media company Chasing Time English. “For many cinema-goers, the...

August 19, 2021

Waikato Film Culture Creates Buzz with short film 'Drink up You're Next', filmed here in the Waikato

Recently I had the opportunity to work behind the scenes on the short film, Drink Up, You’re Next, that was being shot in the rural Waikato.  It was an eye-opening experience of what the film community in the Waikato is like and what makes it unique. The short film is written and directed by Nathan Higgins, a Waikato filmmaker.  This project is not only filmed here, but he is using the local film community to produce it. “There are so many great filmmakers down here who I have...

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