News for Dec. 12, 2005

New Zealand Listener Talks Movies

12/12/05, 9:09 pm EST - Xoanon

New Zealand Listener Talks Movies Ataahua writes: With the release of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, and the coming release of King Kong, the December issue of the New Zealand Listener focuses on the New Zealand film industry and its increasing profile in Hollywood. “Where New Zealand stands out,” says Judith McCann, CEO of Film NZ, which promotes this country as a film-making location, “is Peter Jackson. Peter’s achievements with Lord of the Rings absolutely put New Zealand on the global map. Everyone started noticing us.” [More]