Blogs

For the Latest on Producer Virginia Wright

Saturday November 12

Virginia is now working under a new brand Highground Pictures for details of her latest work and Slate check out her new website www.highgroundpictures.film

Back From The Death Zone - Abandoned

Sunday June 14

Shooting was underway on Everest, Producer Virginia Wright was half way up the Khumbu Valley heading for Base Camp, and a full crew was due in a few days later when the April 25th 7.9 earthquake struck. the film had to be abandoned….thank god for insurance!

UPDATE - Back From The Death Zone

Sunday May 24

Finally got out of Lukla at the bottom of the Kumbu Valley and lucky enough to get a flight straight back to NZ from Kathmandu. Scottie is still shooting at Everest Base Camp as Guy cleans up after the tragic earthquake/avalanche. Production on Back From the Death Zone has stopped.

Back From The Death Zone

Sunday May 18

The feature documentary Back From The Death Zone has successfully applied for funding from the New Zealand On Air, New Zealand Film commission Joint Documentary Fund. Due to be shot largely on Mount Everest next year, Producer Virginia Wright is currently in Cannes to find the remaining $150,000 of the $900,000 budget.

Aftermath Reviews

Tuesday September 3

All of us at Paua are thrilled with the response to the latest Aftermath episodes.
If you are interested in reading just some of the reviews please have a look on our Facebook page.
here.
'Heritage Matters', 'On the Road to Recovery' and 'Doing Business' are all currently available on demand through isky. 'The Triumph of the City' is currently in post production and should be broadcast early 2014.

A huge thank you to everyone who contributed!

PRIME PRESENTS: AFTERMATH On The Road To Recovery

Sunday August 25

PRIME PRESENTS: AFTERMATH
On The Road To Recovery
Monday 26th August, 8.35pm on PRIME

PRIME PRESENTS: AFTERMATH Heritage Matters

Wednesday August 14

PRIME PRESENTS: AFTERMATH
Heritage Matters
Monday 19th August, 8.35pm on PRIME

Filming with Vets Beyond Borders in India

Wednesday July 10

Veronica has spent the last three weeks in the remote Ladakh region of India, along with director Bill de Friez she is documenting the work of Vet’s Beyond Borders working to control the severe stray dog problem that plagues the region.

For many years a population of more than 5000 stray dogs has been terrorising the local community. These animals are well fed during the short tourist summer season, but when it comes to winter they turn into packs of starving predators, attacking livestock and people alike.

Where the Faults Lie a Great Success

Monday March 4

The first episode of Aftermath has been broadcast, 'Where the Faults Lie' was broadcast on Prime on the 24th of February.

Currently the programme is available on demand to all Sky subscribers on isky and it will be replayed on Prime later this year.

Keep checking in for updates - four more episodes currently are currently in production to be screened in the second half of 2013.

In the mean time the New Zealand Herald has a wonderful review of 'Where the Faults Lie' available here.

Kowi to screen at Sydney Festival

Tuesday November 27

‘Kowi – A Korean Kiwi story’ has been selected as part of the 2012 Cinema on the Park festival in Sydney.

Kowi, directed by Mary Jo Tohill and produced by our own Veronica McCarthy will screen as one of five in the Korean short film evening on the 29th of November at the Korean Cultural Office. We’re thrilled to have Kowi’s Australian premier as part of this wonderful event.