My Dunedin Itinerary

News & Events

Dunedin Screenwriter David Hay returns from Shanghai Exchange

Recipient of the inaugural Dunedin Shanghai Screenwriters Exchange David Hay talks about his six weeks living, writing and networking in Shanghai. Dunedin will host a screenwriter from Shanghai in first half of 2019. The project is supported by the New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand Screenwriters Guild and Dunedin City Council.

From RNZ, Arts on Sunday, Sunday 27th January

www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/standing-room-only/audio/2018679939/dunedin-to-shanghai-via-jackie-chan

From Otago Daily Times, Friday 11th January

www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/screenwriter-returns-stint-china

Two New Zealand Films Head to SXSW

The Chills: The Triumph & Tragedy of Martin Phillips will have its world premiere at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas this March. 2351 films were submitted for the festival, The Chills will be one of around 320 screened during the 9 day festival. The Chills are also confirmed to play at SXSW.

https://www.nzfilm.co.nz/news/two-new-zealand-films-head-sxsw

A documentary is being made all about Dunedin band Six60

‘Film Dunedin is looking forward to working with Notable Pictures on their Six60 documentary. Notable have a great track record with Dunedin projects having Produced and Directed ‘Wilbur King in the Ring’ in 2017 and ‘Martin Phillipps and the Chills’ to be released in 2019.’

https://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/film/109333700/a-documentry-is-being-made-all-about-dunedin-band-six60

Dunedin Shanghai Screen Writers Exchange launched.

https://hail.to/toi-oho/publication/ZFWeumy/article/OwOg5HN

‘Wanted 2’ finalist in eight categories at NZTV Awards and winners in Best Editing, Best Contribution to Soundtrack and Best Post Production.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/8turft9rwdamfpw/Media%20Release%20-%20Huawei%20Mate20%20NZ%20Television%20Awards%202018%20finalists%20announcement%20%28Oct%2025%2C%202018%29.docx?dl=0

Crew Database

Film Dunedin are collating a database of crew to enable visiting Producers to locate and use local businesses as much as possible. Please contact antony.deaker@dcc.govt.nz to provide contact details, brief description of skills and your industry track record.