Ngāwari. 1. (verb)
to be affable, easygoing, kind, flexible. The perfect word to describe the film industry in the Queenstown Lakes District.
This short factual film is a look into living and working in film in the our region.
“IF YOU’RE MAKING FILMS IN NEW ZEALAND, YOU CAN’T AVOID THE LANDSCAPE.
IT’S CERTAINLY MORE HANDSOME THAN I AM”
– Actor, SAM NEILL
Produced by Lake Wānaka Tourism & Film Queenstown Lakes
Breath-taking scenery, undisturbed landscapes, world-class crew and a kiwi can-do attitude; just a few of the things that firmly set the Queenstown Lakes district among the greatest places in the world to film. From Features to Commercials, TV series & short films. We make it all.
In this fun, slightly quirky and generally insouciant documentary, we explore what it is like to create visual awesomeness, in the Queenstown Lakes region
Release date: September 2022
Director: Joe Murdie
Producer: Erin Murdie
Production co-ordinator: Anna McConville
Cinematographer: Joe Murdie
Editor: Joe Murdie
Sound recording and mix: Danny Fairley