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Eight Strong: Eight Announce Multiple New Hires

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 7:19 am | Eight

Eight today announce multiple hires across their TVC production department and The Story Department. Headlining the swag of hires is Claire Kelly, one of New Zealand’s most well respected and awarded film producers, who has been officially appointed ... More >>

Eight Signs Formidable Directing Talent, Anita Lee

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 6:11 am | Eight

Anita Lee shooting her short film Butter Before graduating from AFTRS in directing, Lee studied art and design at the College of Fine Arts which has ingrained in her practice a love for stylised storyworlds and visually poetic imagery. As an Australian-born ... More >>

Eight’s New Talent Cleaning Up This Award Season

Friday, 5 November 2021, 10:08 am | Eight

Eight’s talented newcomer Courtney Brookes has won the Emerging Director award at the 42nd AWARD Awards. This follows a slew of award wins and nominations for Brookes, with a recent win at the 2021 Shots Awards for New Director of the Year, along with ... More >>

Eight’s Courtney Brookes Wins Shots New Director Of The Year Award

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 10:52 am | Eight

Eight is proud to announce that director Courtney Brookes has won Gold in the New Director of the Year category at the 2021 Shots Awards. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2110/cbf8e6ffcc6b256864c8.jpeg" width="575" height="720"> The win follows a swag of nominations ... More >>

Kiwis Get Creative In Lockdown

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 6:53 am | Eight

Everyone from first time film makers to seasoned pros have embraced ingenuity in lockdown, submitting their short films to virtual film festival, Isofest. Founded by the crew at local film production company Eight, Isofest was created pre lockdown ... More >>