Gilbert, Lemmon and two Oscars

Gilbert, Lemmon and two Oscars

The 89th Academy Awards wrapped up two weeks ago in a whirl of controversy, but for the New Zealand film industry it certainly didn’t overshadow the iconic victories of a few new Oscar winners. Two New Zealanders, John Gilbert and Dan Lemmon, were nominated for Academy Awards this year in the categories of ‘Best Film […]

Kiwi flavours in South America’s first Sci-Fi Horror

Kiwi flavours in South America’s first Sci-Fi Horror

Pacifico, a South-American film by Gonzalo Gutierrez is set to become the continents’ first science-fiction piece when it premieres in 2017. It tells the story of a group of young people who set out for an island in the Colombian Pacific, where outsiders are prohibited from entering. Manipulated by the island’s local population, who want to protect themselves […]

Park Road at Stella Maris Chapel

Park Road at Stella Maris Chapel

Over the past few months Park Road’s Director of Engineering Sound, John Neill, has been recording a number of music projects at the Stella Maris Chapel in Seatoun, making use of the excellent acoustical environment it provides. Carolyn Mills, a Harpist from the NZSO has partly recorded a CD which has one more days recording …

Park Road visits the 2016 NAB Show®

Park Road visits the 2016 NAB Show®

Dynamic innovation and cutting-edge technologies are shattering the boundaries of content and opening up limitless opportunities. The media and entertainment industry is rapidly growing, making the NAB Show®, the National Association of Broadcasters, a place to break free from conventional thinking and open minds to the future. Attendees from Park Road at this years show …

Pete’s Dragon flying high in New Zealand

Pete’s Dragon flying high in New Zealand

August 16th 2016 will see the release of a re-imagining of Walt Disney Productions’ cherished family film ‘Pete’s Dragon’. Directed by David Lowery and executive produced by long time partner of the New Zealand film industry, Barrie Osborne, ‘Pete’s Dragon’ shares the story of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who …

NZ-Australian Co Production ‘Cleverman’ on SundanceTV

NZ-Australian Co Production ‘Cleverman’ on SundanceTV

American digital cable and television satellite network, SundanceTV, has acquired Australian-New Zealand drama series ‘Cleverman’ which will premiere in 2016. Set in a near future dystopian landscape, and based on the original concept by Ryan Griffen, ‘Cleverman’ tells the story of a group of non-humans forced to fight for survival in a world where humans …

Dolby Atmos Mix for Taika Waititi’s latest film

Dolby Atmos Mix for Taika Waititi’s latest film

‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople’, the latest film from New Zealand director Taika Waititi, was selected as one of two recipients of the Dolby Family Sound Fellowship which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in Utah. Sundance Institute® and the Dolby® Institute, along with the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund, provided the film with …

2015 Wellingtonian of the Year

2015 Wellingtonian of the Year

Sir Richard Taylor has been named the Supreme Winner at the Wellingtonian of the Year Awards. As well as taking out the Arts category, the CEO and co-founder of Weta Workshop won the award for outstanding contribution to the entertainment and creative industries. Almost 400,000 visitors have seen his most recent project, a collaboration between […]