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Film Industry

Monday, May 20, 2013 - 13:52
Meet rising star British film-maker Tajinder Hayer, fresh from his Filmraro experience, and view his latest short film.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
JAKARTA (DW Akademie/Pacific Media Watch): Experts from Southeast Asian nations have identified key challenges facing media in their region. They propose three concrete areas of action for civil...
Thursday, October 13, 2016
TJ Aumua AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch/ Asia Pacific Report): Filmmakers of the New Zealand documentary Price of Peace were honoured this week with the producers receiving an award for their...
Thursday, August 4, 2016
AUCKLAND (Māori Television/ Pacific Media Watch): Hunt for the Wilderpeople director Taika Waititi has worked with Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department to ensure Aboriginal...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Maui depiction sparks negative stereotype debate   The depiction of Pacific and Māori folklore demigod, Maui, in a new Disney movie has received controversial debate with some saying it...
Monday, April 18, 2016
AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Amnesty International/Pacific Media Watch): Amnesty International has criticised the denial of a visa for Iranian film director Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami who is due to...
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Dutch film maker Rohan Radheya has released a new independent documentary film on human rights and life in West Papua. A trailer for Melanesian Dreams has been...
Thursday, November 5, 2015
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders / Pacific Media Watch): British journalists Rebecca Prosser and Neil Bonner have been sentenced to two and a half months in prison on a charge of violating...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Vaimoana Tapaleao AUCKLAND (The New Zealand Herald/Pacific Media Watch): A New Zealand Pacific band has been chosen to lend their voices to Disney's next big movie - Moana. Te Vaka is a...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Most audiences are used to seeing Wairere Tame Iti as the Māori activist, who most notably shot the Australian flag at a 2005 Waitangi Tribunal hearing...
Sunday, July 19, 2015
AUCKLAND (Māori Television/Pacific Media Watch): A packed audience gave a standing ovation at the premiere of the documentary The Price of Peace at the New Zealand International Film Festival today...
Friday, July 3, 2015
AUCKLAND (AUT University/NZIFF/Pacific Media Watch): Surveilance is in the headlines worldwide, and the new documentary The Price of Peace shows where surveillance can lead, and the price citizens...
Friday, May 8, 2015
AUCKLAND (Vanguard Films/Pacific Media Watch): HOT AIR: Climate Change Politics In NZ - the award-winning feature length documentary which reveals how big business stopped New Zealand government...
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Kristian Lasslett MELBOURNE (Arena Magazine/Pacific Media Watch):  COMMENTARY: Mr Pip, a recent film set during the 1990s Bougainville war, deals with the disorienting impact of sudden trauma...
Friday, February 20, 2015
Torika Chandra SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch):  More open discussions should be held so society can move away from maintaining a rape culture and glamourising emotional domestic...