Big Screen Symposium

Prominent award-winning actor Cliff Curtis joins us for an ‘in conversation’ at this year’s symposium.

With over 20 years experience in the film industry, Cliff Curtis has appeared in and produced many of New Zealand’s most celebrated movies – including THE PIANO, ONCE WERE WARRIORS, WHALE RIDER, BOY and THE DARK HORSE, whilst carving a career as a chameleon character actor in Hollywood.

Also a producer, Curtis formed Māori film production company Whenua Films in 2004 with cousin Ainsley Gardiner. The pair produced Taika Waititi’s WWII short film TAMA TU (2005), debut feature, geek comedy EAGLE VS SHARK (2007), and BOY (2010)

He currently stars in AMC’s FEAR THE WALKING DEAD alongside Kim Dickens. The show premiered on August 23, 2015, and was the most watched series premiere in U.S cable TV history.

Cliff’s full bio here.

See Cliff in the following session:

In Conversation with Cliff Curtis – Sun 25th September, 3:25pm.