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Moa Magic

Madam Black, a short film written by Matthew Harris, one of our senior tutors in Auckland, has recently picked up Best Short Film at The Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards (the ‘Moas’).  The film has now won 38 international awards, including the Prix du Public at the Clermont-Ferrand in France – the biggest audience prize […]

Clermont-Ferrand short film festival winner

Big congratulations to our Wellington media production lecturer Costa Botes and his longstanding mentee Zoe McIntosh who have won a coveted prize in the 2017 Clermont-Ferrand short film festival in France. The festival is the biggest event of its type in the world. It’s a feat just to get selected for competition, then Zoe and […]

Congratulations Alice on Weta win!

A huge well done to Bachelor of Communication (Expressive Arts) student Alice Guerin for taking out a coveted Weta Digital prize for her documentary film about overfishing. Alice has won an Outlook for Someday award – a sustainability film competition open to young people under 25. Alice has always had a passion for the environment […]

Lahar awareness research will help save lives – Massey University

Many skiers and snowboarders on Mt Ruapehu do not know how to get to safety if a potentially deadly lahar came rampaging down the mountainside, research from Massey graduate Leleiga Taito shows. Source: Lahar awareness research will help save lives – Massey University Many skiers and snowboarders on Mt Ruapehu do not know how to […]

Creative Activism for Highschool Students

Inspired by our innovative Expressive Arts curriculum and its focus on ‘performing the change you want to see’, Massey University College of Humanities & Social Sciences and the New Zealand Centre for Global Studies are proud to present #create1world, the first Creative Activism & Global Citizenship initiative in New Zealand. This conference, competition and think-tank for […]

Expressive Arts Club Winning Film!

This is the Expressive Arts Club video that won the MAWSCA a few weeks ago! Beautiful work Olie and Ruth! (Please note, made for educational purposes only.)

Drama and Dementia

Massey Albany’s Creativity in the Community students continue to receive well-deserved news coverage of their work with the residents of a local dementia care facility. Click here to see the segment on last week’s TV3’s “Newsworthy” programme.      

Massey Tutor’s second film to appear in NZIFF New Zealand’s Best Competition

Madam Black (2015), a short film written by Matthew Harris, tutor at Massey University’s Albany campus, will appear in New Zealand’s Best Competition at the New Zealand International Film Festival on Saturday 25th July, 6:15pm at Sky City Theatre. Described by selector Christine Jeffs as a “sweet and quirky tale which abounds with charm and humour”, the film […]

Script writer shares art of page-to-screen

Aspiring film scriptwriters will have a chance to hear how to get an idea off the page and onto the screen at a special seminar with scriptwriter Dr Matthew Harris. Dr Harris, a tutor in the School of English and Media Studies at the Auckland campus, is presenting two of his short films in the […]

Marvelly’s Villainesse media site launching soon

She’s been described as a national treasure, has toured internationally with opera star Paul Potts, and her pop music has sped up the charts.  Now gold-album-selling singer/songwriter and EMS graduate Lizzie Marvelly is calling all young creative writers and artists to be part of her ground-breaking new feminist media project, Villainesse. Marvelly, who has credited […]

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