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  • 'Beyond the Edge' Takes New Zealand Film to the Peak

    "Beyond the Edge" was a special project for New Zealand in many ways. The story of the conquest of Mount Everest by New Zealand's most famous man required specially developed technology to re-create events of 60 years ago, a high degree of support by...
  • ‘Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug’ fan celebration: Watch it live at 2 p.m.

     
    J.R.R. Tolkien fans who can't attend today's global celebration for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” can watch the satellite […]...
  • ‘Hobbit’ fan event: Jackson unveils ‘Desolation of Smaug’ footage

     
    Director Peter Jackson showed off nearly 20 minutes of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” — the second installment in […]...
  • AFM:TrustNordisk Embarks On 'Mystery Ride'

    Scandi giant TrustNordisk has picked up international sales rights to Virginia Heath's feature debut "Mystery Ride," a thriller toplining Kelly Reilly ("Fight"), Sam Neill ("A Long Way Down") and Peter Mullan ("War Horse"). The thriller follows Kate...
  • China Lion roars for Dante Lam's 'Demon Within'

    HONG KONG -- China Lion Film Distribution has acquired rights to upcoming Dante Lam thriller "That Demon Within" from sales agent and co-producer Emperor Motion Pictures. It will release the picture in the U.S. and Canada, Australia and New Zealand....
  • New Zealand Film Boss Leaves on Upbeat Note

    Seasoned film executive Graeme Mason had a tricky moment in 2010 near the beginning of his tenure as chief executive of the New Zealand Film Commission. An 87-page report written by Peter Jackson and film academic David Court characterized the regulatory...
  • Elephant who killed veterinarian settles into San Diego Zoo

    Elephant who killed veterinarian settles into San Diego Zoo
    SAN DIEGO — Jenny Chung is looking at the elephant that killed her sister, a well-known veterinarian in New Zealand who devoted years to the elephant's care after she was rescued from a touring circus. Chung has no anger toward Mila, the 7,600-...
  • Football: Venice has a New Zealand connection making major contributions

     One of the stars for Venice High this season is a foreign-exchange student from New Zealand, James Cherrington. The 6-foot-1, 216-pound 17-year-old has six sacks playing defensive end. Not bad for someone who showed up last January having never...
  • Dave Gibson Appointed NZFC Chief Executive

    SINGAPORE -- Producer, Dave Gibson has been appointed as the chief executive of the New Zealand Film Commission. He replaces Graeme Mason, who recently departed for Australia, and will start the new job from Jan 2014. The five year appointment was...
  • Peter Jackson Gets Nostalgic at 'Hobbit' Premiere

    Peter Jackson and New Line president Toby Emmerich were feeling a heavy dose of nostalgia at Monday night's premiere of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" at the Dolby Theatre. They both allowed that there was more than a passing similarity to 2002&#...
  • "The Returned" Sails To Asia Following Its Intl. Emmy Win

    PARIS- Following its International Emmy win, "The Returned" has been snatched up across Asia, and is set to bow in Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea. Zodiak Rights has sold the haunting supernatural drama to Thailand's True Vision Group, Hong-...