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Family and film at festival

The concept of 'family', in all its many forms, will hit the big screen at this year's Italian Film Festival. The festival returns to Arrowtown's Dorothy Browns after a successful inaugural run last year. Festival director Paolo Rotondo says small towns...

Resort’s $7m crime drama

Shooting is set to start in Queenstown next month on a $7 million crime drama, One Lane Bridge, that'll provide a shot in the arm for the local film industry. About 200 cast and crew will be on set till...
A film shot in Arrowtown will premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival. The Inland Road, shot in and around the historic town in autumn 2015, stars Cromwell youngster Georgia Spillane, who plays Lily. The 399-film festival opens on Friday. Producer Aaron...
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Filmo’s top take

A Queenstowner won two gongs at the inaugural New Zealand Cinematographers Society awards last weekend. Filmo Ben Ruffell, who specialises in directing car TV commercials, won gold (Flying South) and bronze (Mad Mike Conquers Highlands) at the awards, held in Auckland. Veteran Queenstown...
A hit Australian thriller drama series is being shot in Queenstown and Central Otago. Shooting on the second season of Channel Seven's Wanted, starring New Zealand-born Aussie actress Rebecca Gibney, was due to start early this week but was postponed due...
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