PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD FOR BLACKBIRD, WEB SERIES SHOOT & OTHER NEWS

ABOVE: With actors Rosa & Shrut on the set of FRESH: Episode 3. Image: Dana Simon courtesy of FRESH.

Māoriland Film Festival is an international festival that celebrates Indigenous voices and storytelling in film. Each March, Māoriland presents a selection of the most distinctive Indigenous works from around the globe. BLACKBIRD was included in the official programme and Amie was able to participate in the 72 hour filmmaking challenge Native Slam – an innovative and collaborative filmmaking […]

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES 2017 RECIPIENT OF MERATA MITA FELLOWSHIP FOR INDIGENOUS ARTISTS

MONDAY, JANUARY 23RD, 2017   Park City, UT — Amie Batalibasi (Australian Solomon Islander, Feralimae/Kosi) from Melbourne, Australia, is the 2017 recipient of the Sundance Institute Merata Mita Fellowship—an annual fellowship named in honor of the late Māori filmmaker Merata Mita (1942-2010). The announcement was delivered today at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. For the […]