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Tauihu Producer Receives German Govt Invitation to Visit Berlinale

Tauihu Media principal Tui Ruwhiu has been invited to visit the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) in February on an information tour as an official guest of the German Government. Ruwhiu will join 24 other international guests on the visit from 8 – 16 February, which has been organised as part of the German Government’s

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Director Peter Carstairs Attaches to Tender Age

Australian director Peter Carstairs has attached to direct feature film project Tender Age, written by Dianne Taylor (Apron Stings, Beyond the Known World) and to be produced by Tui Ruwhiu. Peter Carstairs Peter is a filmmaker with a string of award-winning short films. His first short film Gate, starring Joel Edgerton, screened at most major

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Tender Age Selected for IFP No Borders

Tauihu Media feature film project Tender Age has been selected for the No Borders Coproduction Market in New York. Producer Tui Ruwhiu will represent Tender Age at the market, which runs from 19 – 22 September 2016. No Borders No Borders is a project specific coproduction market that has this year accepted only 51 narrative

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Tauihu Producer for Prestigious EAVE Producers Workshop

Tauihu Media principal and producer Tui Ruwhiu has been selected to participate in the 2016 European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs (EAVE) 2016 Producers Workshop in Europe this year. Ruwhiu will take one of the company’s development projects, Tender Age, to EAVE, which has a dual focus on script development and coproduction. Tender Age is written by Dianne

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Tender Age For eQuinoxe Australia Screenwriters Workshop

Writer Dianne Taylor and feature film project Tender Age, to be produced by Taihu Media, has been selected for the Equinoxe Europe Australian Screenwriters Workshop, to be held in Margaret River Western Australia in August 2015. Dianne is the only New Zealand writer to attend. She will join six Australian writers for the seven day

Hawaii Film Fest Takes Short Film Pumanawa

Pūmanawa: The Gift continues its successful film festival run with the Hawaii International Film Festival selecting it for their 2014 Shorts Programme. HIFF runs from 30 October to 9 November 2014. The short will screen twice at the festival, the first on 7 November at the the Regal Dole Cannery, and the second on 9

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Tauihu Principal Chosen for FilmUp Mentorship Programme

Tauihu principal Tui Ruwhiu has been selected for the Scrit to Screen 2014 FilmUp Mentorship Programme in the inauugral Script Development strand. Tui will work with a writer and project under the mentorship of acting and directing coach and script editor Brita McVeigh, The strand will consist of observed script development sessions and reflective one-on-one

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Tauihu Shorts Film DIVE Selected to Screen At Telluride

Tauihu Shorts Film DIVE, written and directed by Matthew Saville and produced by Julia Parnell, was selected for the 41st Telluride Film Festival from 29 August to 1 September 2014. Telluride is one of the most prestigious US festivals and is considered a filmmakers festival with its focus on the love of film. RIDE received

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Tauihu Principal Tui Ruwhiu Joins Ngā Aho Whakaari Board

Tauihu principal Tui Ruwhiu has been seconded to the board of Ngā Aho Whakaari, the body representing Maori in screen production. Tui fills one of two roles vacated by Ngā Aho Whakaari members due to personal reasons. Ngā Aho Whakaari Ngā Aho Whakaari was established in 1996, after a series of hui called by Māori

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Pūmanawa: The Gift Selected for Drama Short Film Festival

Tauihu Media’s short Pūmanawa: The Gift scores its latest festival success with official selection for the International Short Film Festival in Drama, in Greece. Rated by Raindance as one of the top 50 festivals worldwide for short films, Drama has selected Pūmanawa to appear alongside 54 other international films from around the world. The festival