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Tauihu Short ‘Booger’ Headed for Film Festival in Venezuela

Tauihu Media’s short film Booger, written and directed by company principal Tui Ruwhiu, has been selected for the Fourth International Film and Audiovisual Festival for Children and Youth in Venezeula. The festival will take place May 25th to May 31th 2014, in Mérida City; in Trujillo City; from June 16th to June 20th 2014, in

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Further Festival Success for Pūmanawa: The Gift at Wairoa

Directed by Poata Eruera and produced by Tauihu Media’s Tui Ruwhiu and Eruera, Pūmanawa: The Gift is finding real traction in the world of indigenous film festivals with its selection for the Wairoa Māori Film Festival 2014. The Wairoa Film Fest takes place in Nuhaka, with the event scheduled this year 29 May – 2

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Pūmanawa Selected for Dreamspeakers Film Festival

Tauihu Media’s short film Pūmanawa: The Gift, directed by Poata Eruera and produced by Tauihu Media’s Tui Ruwhiu and Eruera, has been selected for the Dreamspeakers Film Festival. Dreamspeakers is a prestigious festival in Edmonton, Canada for indigenous film. It runs from 28 – 31 May 2014. Pūmanawa: The Gift will screen on the Saturday

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Tauihu Shorts Films Find Festival Success

Two short films EP’d through Tauihu Shorts have had recent festival success with Dylan Pharazyn’s The Keeper getting into the Valladolid International Film Festival, and Inorganic, directed by Maria Elena Doyle gaining entry to the Filmlets Badalona Film Festival. Mathew Saville’s Dive, which was recently completed has started its festival rounds. Our final film Premiere

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Tauihu short film selected for world’s largest indigenous film fest

Tauihu Media’s latest short film, Pūmanawa: The Gift,  will have its world premiere Sunday 20 October 2013 at the imagineNATIVE film + media arts festival in Toronto, Canada, where it has been officially selected in competition. Produced by Tauihu Media’s Tui Ruwhiu and directed by Poata Eruera, the short deals thematically with religious intolerance. It

Weaving Texas Bread Short Film In Post Production

Tauihu Media’s latest short film Weaving Texas Bread is now in post production. It stars rising Māori actors Ngahuia Piripi and Rawiri Pene. Helmed by Poata Eruera and produced by Tauihu Media principal Tui Ruwhiu and Eruera, Weaving Texas Bread is an Aho Shorts film via the guild for Māori in film and TV, Ngā

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Tauihu Media Takes On Ngā Aho Whakaari Contract

Tauihu Media producer Tui Ruwhiu and Tauihu Shorts executive producer Poata Eruera have a contract to produce the short film Weaving Texas Bread as the fulfillment of a year long effort by the guild for Māori in film and television Ngā Aho Whakaari to uncover and develop screenwriting talent in the regions. Selected from four

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RIDE Short Film In the Can (On the Card)

Tauihu Shorts first film from the second lot of the New Zealand Film Commission’s Premiere Shorts, RIDE, is in the can. Starring Michael Hallows and Ngahuia Piripi and helmed by Karyn Childs, RIDE spent 6 days shooting in Miranda, Taupo and Aniwhata. RIDE will move into post following the Xmas and New Year break. Film

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‘booger’ Makes Tropfest NZ Finals

Tauihu Media’s short film booger has made the final 16 for the inaugural Tropfest NZ short film festival. booger will screen at Tropfest NZ on Sunday 27 January 2013 along with the other 15 finalists at New Plymouth’s renowned Bowl of Brooklands. Young star George Beca who plays the lead in the film will attend

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Tauihu Media Tropfest Short Film Entry ‘booger’ Completed

Booger, Tauihu Media’s Tropfest NZ Film Festival entry, is completed and submitted. Booger was written and directed by company principal Tui Ruwhiu and produced by Tauihu principal Brad Haami and Ruwhiu. The star of booger is young Auckland actor George Beca, supported by well-known TV personality Orlando Stewart and actor Elisabeh Easther. The 16 finalists