Someday Stories

Six short takes on sustainability by emerging young film-makers from Aotearoa New Zealand.
Supported by NZ On Air, the New Zealand Film Commission and The Body Shop.


Watch Series One (2017) on this page and also at The WirelessMāori Television On Demand and
Or get a taste for the films by watching the series promo here.
And you can get information about each film in the series here.


Go here for information about Series Two, which is being produced in 2018.

Drop Down Globe

Shakespeare as you've never seen her: remixed, remastered, and rediscovered.

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama
Producer/Director/Writer: Stella Reid
Co-Producer: Laura Robinson
Production Mentor: Catherine Fitzgerald

A Life Like This

A young New Zealander and his father explore their family's refugee story as survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime.

Rating: PG
Genre: Animated Documentary
Producer/Director/Writer: Isaiah Tour
Production Mentor: Leanne Pooley


Two teens in an earthquake damaged city go on a journey to rediscover the life in the cracks.

Rating: G
Genre: Drama
Director/Writer: Ellen Jones-Poole
Producer: Hannah Toulson
Production Mentor: Gillian Ashurst

When We Speak

Three young poets navigate their identity through spoken word poetry.

Rating: G
Genre: Spoken Word / Dance
Producer / Director: Miliama Setefano
Writers: Zechariah Soakai, Kyla Dela Cruz and Liam Jacobson
Production Mentor: Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa


A young woman in a desperate situation finds unexpected compassion on a remote stretch of coastline.

Rating: G
Genre: Drama
Director/Writer: Alistair MacDonald
Producer: Sophia Seaton
Production Mentor: Fraser Brown


A story following the journey of Jerome Kavanagh, a young Maori practitioner of taonga puoro (traditional instruments used in sacred, ritual and healing ceremonies) as he revives ancient ancestral practices in our contemporary world.

Rating: G
Genre: Documentary
Producer/Director/Writer: Komako Silver
Co-Producer: Julie Zhu
Production Mentor: Kay Ellmers

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