Add it to your IMDbPage. Share on Pinterest pinterest. Skip to main content. Radio New Zealand reporter Cushla Norman had her pass to cover the film premiere reinstated this morning after being told by a publicist for Roadshow Film Distributors she had been cut. Both parts would be made “using the latest camera and stereo technology to create a high quality, comfortable viewing experience”, the studios said. The producers will not meet them and Jackson has said the film may be forced to be shot in another country. Director Sir Peter Jackson was “mortified” to hear that a journalist was blacklisted from covering The Hobbit premiere for writing too many negative stories about the movie. Ian McKellen couldn’t watch another actor playing Gandalf.
Miscellaneous Crew Producer Actor. The Fellowship of the Ring Wrangler denies trying to hurt The Hobbit with animal abuse allegations. Spada has previously said the MEAA has no legal status in New Zealand, and it was not legal for any production company to enter into collective bargaining with performers who are independent contractors. Share on Google Plus google-plus. The Battle of the Five Armies associate producer. Create an account to gain access to more nzherald. There had also been speculation that the two part film would be shot in 3-D.
There had also been speculation that the two part film would be shot in 3-D. The Desolation of Smaug associate producer.
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At an Actors’ Equity meeting with its members in Wellington yesterday, the majority voted to meet Sir Peter to resolve the standoff – a call that was soundly rejected today.
The announcement did not state whether the two-part prequel to The Lord of the Rings would be shot in New Zealand. Add it to your IMDbPage.
Mr Dravitzki said Wingnut representatives wanted to explain their position at last night’s meeting, but were turned down. Mr Dravitzki said the union wanted to set a precedent with The Hobbit that would affect everyone else in the industry, “and that can’t happen”.
But president of the NZ Actors’ Equity, Jennifer Ward-Lealand, said today there was no desire to jeopardise the production or see it move offshore. The Oscar nominee reflects on his memorable appearance on ” Game of Thrones ,” and teases his Star Wars role. Rood said Norman deserved to cover the film premiere and would not be replaced. But it was unclear how much of the meeting focused on The Hobbit. Shooting will begin in February. Share on Google Plus google-plus. The publicist said she had written too many negative stories on the film.
He also said that the demands for collective bargaining by actors were illegal in New Zealand – a view backed by the Government, which sought advice from Crown Law. Many have no cost implications for the production, and the overall impact of our demands is miniscule for a production of this size. NZ Actors Equity has joined forces with the Australian-based Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance, which is calling for actors worldwide to boycott the production as producers refuse to enter into a union-negotiated agreement.
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Visit image gallery to purchase the image. Norman earlier this week covered allegations animals were mistreated during the filming of The Hobbit trilogy. Dravitzki said WingNut Films would investigate why the journalist had her accreditation withdrawn in the first place.
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This raised the possibility that, even if location shooting for The Hobbit is moved outside New Zealand, a substantial part of the visual effects, as well as pre and post production could still be done in New Zealand.
The Hobbit gets the green light. King Kong Miscellaneous Crew. Radio New Zealand reporter Cushla Norman had her pass to cover the film premiere reinstated this morning after being told by a publicist for Roadshow Film Distributors she had been cut. She believed a solution could be found if producers would sit down “calmly” with the union and discuss the issues. The Adventures of Tintin. An Unexpected Journey executive assistant: Do you have a demo reel?