Six Someday Stories Announced
09 March 2017
Six films have gone into production for Someday Stories, a series of short films by young New Zealand film-makers.
The sustainability-focused films will be 8-12 minutes and are being made in the first half of 2017 by six production teams aged 20 to 29.
Here are the six films.
A Life Like This
A young New Zealander and his father explore their family's refugee story as survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime.
Genre: Animated Documentary
Producer/Director/Writer: Isaiah Tour
A story about compassion and kindness towards a young woman in desperate need.
Producer: Sophia Seaton
Director/Writer: Alistair MacDonald
Drop Down Globe
Shakespeare on film and by females - remixed, rediscovered and reimagined.
Producer/Director/Writer: Stella Reid
Co-Producer: Laura Robinson
One evening, two teens, a city to rediscover.
Producer: Hannah Toulson
Director/Writer: Ellen Jones-Poole
Ngā Hau e Whā
A story following the journey of Jerome Kavanagh, a young Māori practitioner of taonga puoro (traditional instruments used in sacred, ritual and healing ceremonies) as he revives ancient ancestral practices in our contemporary world.
Producer/Director/Writer: Komako Silver
Co-Producer: Julie Zhu
When We Speak
Three young poets navigate their identity through spoken word poetry.
Genre: Art House / Visual Essay
Producer / Director: Miliama Setefano
Writers: Zechariah Soakai, Kyla Dela Cruz and Liam Jacobson