Monthly Archives July 2013

Top of the Lake Scores 8 Emmy Nominations

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Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake has scored 8 Emmy nominations!

The series, which was filmed in and around Glenorchy and Queenstown last year and showed on UKTV locally due to its BBC backing, is up for outstanding mini-series or movie at American television’s most prestigious prize-giving.

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Romeo and Juliet A Lovesong World Premiere

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Romeo and Juliet transposed to the beachside Verona Campground, not so very far from Auckland? The latest iteration of Shakespeare’s indestructible tragedy of teen love comes as a triumphant blast of 21st-century Kiwi trailer trash pop.

Like Florian Habicht’s Woodenhead before it, Romeo and Juliet A Lovesong began life as a soundtrack. Composers/producers Michael O’Neill and Peter van der Fluit set Shakespeare’s text to music, providing distinctive contemporary musical styles for each of the characters. Read More