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October 24, 2018

DOWNLOAD THE BSS APP

The Big Screen Symposium event app, hosted via ShowGizmo, brings everything you need to know about the BSS into one easy to access location. The app allows you to scroll through…
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October 19, 2018

Jacinda Ardern delivers address at #BigScreen18

Big Screen Symposium 2018 is delighted to be able to bring you our Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage who also happens to be the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern.…
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October 19, 2018

 CLOSE UP SESSIONS

CLOSE-UP SESSIONS WITH: TIM WHITE, WARWICK THORNTON, BRIAR GRACE-SMITH AND BRITA MCVEIGH Made possible thanks to South Pacific Pictures. These special Close Up sessions are practical interactive workshops or intimate…
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October 18, 2018

NEW ZEALAND COMEDY PANEL

Whether it's small screen or big screen, comedy is truly tricky to get right but at its best is distinctive and hilarious. Four writers who got it right in 2018…
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October 17, 2018

STRAY CASE STUDY WITH DUSTIN FENELEY AND DESRAY ARMSTRONG

Director/writer Dustin Feneley and producer Desray Armstrong share the story of their bold and critically acclaimed debut feature, STRAY. Their case study will focus largely on how they financed the film through private investment,…
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October 15, 2018

GET PREPPED FOR #BIGSCREEN18

Get the most out of Big Screen Symposium 2018: David Lowery THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN - Free screening for BSS ticket holders, Academy Cinemas Tuesday 23 October at 8:30pm…
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October 15, 2018

INTERNATIONALLY ESTEEMED FILMMAKERS TUNE INTO THE ZEITGEIST

The Big Screen Symposium, in its 7th year, once again presents an inspiring and accomplished line-up of speakers to the NZ film and television community. This year’s programme is crafted…
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October 12, 2018

#BIGSCREEN18 HOSTS NZ FILM COMMISSION’S 40TH

Join the New Zealand Film Commission's birthday celebrations! Drinks and canapés 5:30-7:30 Friday 26 at ASB Waterfront Theatre. This celebration is included in your Big Screen Symposium ticket.
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October 10, 2018

LYNETTE WALLWORTH JOINS #BIGSCREEN18

Lynette Wallworth (TENDER, COLLISIONS, AWVENA) is an Australian artist whose practice spans video installation, photography and film. Her session will focus on the new technologies she uses in her work.  Lynette describes her intention as…
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October 3, 2018

CELEBRATE PASIFIKA WOMEN WITH VAI AT #BIGSCREEN18

We welcome the writers and directors from VAI: 'Ofa-ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki, Sharon Whippy, Becs Arahanga, Nicole Whippy, Dianna Fuemana, Marina McCartney, Amberley Jo Aumua, Mīria George and Matasila Freshwater. VAI is a film that connects eight stories about…
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