Jul 12: Free film making workshop in school holidays

Free film workshop with Ray Diprose and Maryann Tuao aimed at rangatahi and welcome to all ages. The workshop includes story-writing, hands-on learning about shooting and acting in scenes.

Join Ray and Maryann during the July school holidays for a free one-day workshop that will give you the tools you need to take your stories and tell them on screen.

The aim of the workshop is to foster local talent and encourage aspiring filmmakers.
No experience or prior knowledge of filmmaking is necessary – but those with experience are more than welcome and will also benefit from the workshop.

Come along and learn how to make your story come to life through film. And next move on to entering your film in Raglan Arts Film Festival Awards in the #raglanfilmfestival

When: 12 July 2017, 10am – 3pm
Where: Old School Arts Centre, 5 Stewart St, Theatre Room
Bring lunch
Registration: contact me via FB or [email protected] or mb 021 251 4676 or Ray [email protected] or the Old School Art Centre 825 0023

2016 RAFFAs awarded

The 2016 Raglan Arts Film Festival Awards (RAFFAs) were presented at the red carpet awards night held at the Raglan Old School Arts Centre on Saturday evening (24.09.16).

Guests included filmmakers, Barbara Kuriger MP for Taranaki-King Country with her husband Louis. Festival supporters included Richard Gemmell from Waikato District Creative Communities and Heidi Tidmarsh from Bow St Depot.

The RAFFAS awarded were:

RAFFA for Best Action Film

This award prize is a RAFFA coaster and cash prize of $50.
Nominees are: Billy Lee Pope for OLD TOAST
Ariana Livingston for BEING AN EQUESTRIAN
Vincent Ledger for THE CHASE

WINNER: Vincent Ledger for THE CHASE
AND a Bow St Depot meal voucher for
Highly Commended to Billy Lee Pope for OLD TOAST

RAFFA for Best Environmental Film

This award is a RAFFA coaster and cash prize of $50.
Nominees are:
Kevin Etherington of www.facebox.co.nz  for MAUI DOLPHINS – THE RESURRECTION
Andy Duggan for GET A BAG
Alison Teal for DANIEL KEREOPA

WINNER: RAFFA to Kevin Etherington for MAUI DOLPHINS – THE RESURRECTION

RAFFA for Best Human Interest

Award is a RAFFA coaster and cash prize of $50.
Nominees are:
Ariana Livingston for BEING AN EQUESTRIAN
RVCA for SAM MATHERS VIDEO PORTRAIT
Alison Teal for DANIEL KEREOPA

WINNER: RAFFA to Ariana Livingston for BEING AN EQUESTRIAN

RAFFA Best Connection with Raglan Whaingaroa

Award is a RAFFA coaster and cash prize of $50.
Nominees are:
Sara Guix Ortigosa for WELCOME TO RAGLAN
Kevin George for MAUI DOLPHINS – THE RESURRECTION
Alison Teal for DANIEL KEREOPA

WINNER: RAFFA to Sara Guix Ortigosa for WELCOME TO RAGLAN

RAFFA Best Comedy

Award is a RAFFA coaster and cash prize of $100.
Nominees are:
Joshua Alexander for DR WHO – THE WEEPING ANGELS
Andy Duggan for GET A BAG
Andy Duggan for BOTTLE WATCH

WINNER: RAFFA to Andy Duggan for GET A BAG and BOTTLE WATCH

RAFFA Best Young Performers

Barbara Kuriger presents Nikau Pinfold and Ocean Burke with their award
Barbara Kuriger presents Nikau Pinfold and Ocean Burke with their award

Award is a RAFFA coaster and cash prize of $100.
Nominees are:
Ocean Burke + Nikau Pinfold in MAUI DOLPHINS-THE RESURRECTION
Joshua Alexander + friends in DR WHO – THE WEEPING ANGELS
Tom Hannon + Hayz Hobson in THE CHASE

WINNER: RAFFA to Ocean Burke + Nikau Pinfold in MAUI DOLPHINS – THE RESURRECTION
AND Highly Commended award with a Bow St Depot meal voucher goes to Tom Hannon + Hayz Hobson in THE CHASE

RAFFA Best Young Talent

Award is a RAFFA coaster and cash prize of $100.
Nominees are:
Joshua Alexander and friends for DR WHO – THE WEEPING ANGELS
Ariana Livingston for BEING AN EQUESTRIAN
Whaingaroa Youth Movement for OUTSIDE IN

James presents Joshua Alexander with his award
James presents Joshua Alexander with his award

WINNER: RAFFA to Joshua Alexander for DR WHO – THE WEEPING ANGELS AND Highly Commended goes to Whaingaroa Youth Movement for OUTSIDE IN

RAFFA Best Documentary

Award is a RAFFA coaster and cash prize of $100.
Nominees are:
Alison Teal for DANIEL KEREOPA
Sara Guix Ortigosa for WELCOME TO RAGLAN
RVCA for SAM MATHERS VIDEO PORTRAIT
Kevin Etherington for MAUI DOLPHINS – THE RESURRECTION

WINNER: RAFFA to Alison Teal for DANIEL KEREOPA
AND Highly Commended to RVCA for SAM MATHERS VIDEO PORTRAIT

Award: BOW St Depot GRAND Phoenix Palm Award

The Grand Phoenix Palm award – (it’s not the Palm D’or from Cannes but it is our Raglan version of this prestigious award) It is also an award that the RAFFA awards panel includes judging as well as film talent but also a strong connection to Whaingaroa. This award also includes $200 sponsorship.
Nominees are:
Joshua Alexander + friends for DR WHO – THE WEEPING ANGELS
Alison Teal for DANIEL KEREOPA
Billy Lee Pope for OLD TOAST
Kevin Etherington for MAUI DOLPHINS – THE RESURRECTION
Andy Duggan for GET A BAG

WINNER: GRAND Phoenix Palm Award goes to Alison Teal for DANIEL KEREOPA

The Raglan Community Arts Council would like to THANK:
The Raglan Kindergarten for catering of our event
Chris Meek for designing of our RAFFAs awards
Andy Fels for the design of our brochure
Emma Brooks for our PR
Robyn Gallagher for our website
Thanks to Jacqueline for serving our refreshments for us
Thanks to all of our stars and filmmakers
Thanks to Glenda Harris our official photographer for the evening
Thanks to our sponsors Bow St Depot, Yot Club, Pilsener Urquell, Ray White Raglan, Raglan Community Radio, Raglan Club, Raglan Supervalue and Waikato District Council Creative Communities
Andy Duggan for creating and preparing our film festival introduction video
And finally a thank you to everyone here who has come along to be a part of the RAFFAs for 2016 and to all filmmakers who entered – thank you!