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    AFTER THE PARTY | Script to Screen TALK

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    Hear from some of the key creatives of TVNZ smash hit, After the Party, a series which many are calling the best new Kiwi offering for years.  

    Story creators Robyn Malcolm and Dianne Taylor and producer/director Peter Salmon come together to talk about their collaborative process, from the very earliest story conversations to the writing, all stages of production, and publicity.    

    Peter, Dianne and Robyn will discuss some of their learnings and how they managed challenges that inevitably arose along the way. With dynamic, talented speakers like these,  this promises to be an interesting and stimulating conversation.

    There are limited seats- Don’t miss out! 

    When: Tuesday 23rd April, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: The Spinoff 
    1/615 New North Road, Morningside
    (entrance is off Western Springs Road)
    Please get in touch if you have any accessibility requirements. 

    Cost: General Admission $5.00 (Plus GST+BF) via Humanitix. 


    Please be sure to arrive with plenty of time to be seated for a 6:30 prompt start.
    Allow time to find a park. There are bus and train stops close to the venue. 

    ABOUT ROBYN MALCOLM:
    Robyn Malcom, a celebrated multi Award winning New Zealand actress is renowned for her iconic portrayal of Cheryl West in Outrageous Fortune. She is currently engaged in filming the feature Pike alongside Melanie Lynskey and features in TVNZ/ITV’s After the Party, which she co-created and stars in alongside Peter Mullan. Her diverse screen presence extends to Warner Bros/Discovery’s Far North with Temuera Morrison, Apple TV’s Black Bird with Taron Egerton and the late Ray Liotta. Notably, she has made significant contributions to Australian television through appearances in series such as Rake, Upper Middle Bogan, Wanted, and Harrow, and has graced notable films like Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lovely Bones, and Jane Campion's Top of the Lake.

    ABOUT DIANNE TAYLOR:
    Dianne’s latest project is the six-part t.v drama, After The Party, (dir. Peter Salmon) which she created in collaboration with lead actor, Robyn Malcolm. It screened on TVNZ in late 2023 and is available to view on TVNZ+.   Her previous work includes the feature film, Beyond The Known World, (dir. Pan Nalin) which was filmed in India and released in New Zealand in April 2016. Her first film, Apron Strings, 2008 (dir. Sima Urale co-writer, Shuchi Kothari) opened the NZ International Film Festival and screened in numerous film festivals around the world, including Toronto.  Dianne also works as a script advisor and has mentored writers in the Show Me Shorts and Fresh Shorts development programmes.  In 2023 she was invited to tutor at the FilmNomad Screenwriting Workshop in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. 

    ABOUT PETER SALMON:
    Peter Salmon is an award-winning director and producer working extensively in  Australia and New Zealand. A co-founder of Auckland production company Luminous Beast, he co-created and directed the Sky Originals series INSiDE, winner of the 2021 International Emmy for Short-Form Series.  

    His other directing credits include ABC’s Rake, Harrow for Hulu and ABC, Halifax: Retribution for the Nine Network, the CBBC/Seven Network/TVNZ co-production Mystic;  the ABC’s The Beautiful Lie, starring Sarah Snook, the award-winning Nowhere BoysOffspring for Network Ten, and Wanted for Matchbox Pictures and Netflix, for which he won the New Zealand TV Award for Best Director. 

    Peter produced and directed the acclaimed NZ drama After The Party and has recently completed directing Madam, starring Rachel Griffiths and Martin Henderson. 

    This TALK is made possible thanks to the support from the New Zealand Film Commission, Images and Sound, White Studios and The Spinoff


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