The E Tū Whānau Rangatahi Film Challenge is an opportunity for rangatahi up to the age of 24 to create films that present their perspective as young people in Aotearoa. In 2018, Māoriland Charitable Trust travelled to six communities across Aotearoa leading free filmmaking workshops for rangatahi. Films were then entered to the E Tū Whānau Rangatahi […]
Announcing the programme for the largest Indigenous film festival in the southern hemisphere The biggest Indigenous film festival in the southern hemisphere is almost here. Hosted in Ōtaki on the Kāpiti Coast, the sixth annual Māoriland Film Festival (MFF) is bringing over 138 films and 62 events from 94 Indigenous nations to Aotearoa. The 2019 […]
22 January 2019 Media Release ‘Vai’ – A tour de force from female filmmakers will have its Southern hemisphere premiere at the sixth annual Māoriland Film Festival in Ōtaki in March. Made by the producers of the critically acclaimed ‘Waru’, ‘Vai’ is a portmanteau feature film directed by nine Pacific Island filmmakers and filmed in […]
Māoriland Film Festival seeks Indigenous filmmakers from across the globe for the fourth annual NATIVE Slam!
The NATIVE Slam is an international Indigenous filmmaking challenge. Each year in the days leading up to Māoriland Film Festival Indigenous filmmakers team up in New Zealand to make a short film. With just 72 hours and $800NZD the Native Slam is an opportunity to connect and collaborate with leading Indigenous filmmakers from around the […]