Devise documentary, win tickets to Documentary Edge

  • Win
  • May 20, 2015
  • StopPress Team
Devise documentary, win tickets to Documentary Edge

Now in its tenth year, the Documentary Edge Festival kicks off in Auckland next week and in Wellington in early June. As per usual, the festival offers a range of audio-visual delights from here and around the world to whet creative appetites. So suggest a topic in the comments section that deserves a documentary—such as the untold story of how long pies spend in the warmer at the dairy, the secret history of prime ministers and ponytails or a sordid expose on the media industry's descent into click-fuelled madness—and we'll give the best effort two tickets to a screening of their choice. 

Check out all the films and their screening times here. And as for what you marcomms folk might be interested in, here are a few options. 


Music and politics collide when music star, Pras Michel (the Fugees) mobilises the presidential campaign for Haiti's most controversial musician: Michel Martelly, aka Sweet Micky, against Michel's cousin Wyclef Jean. 


Shot over a decade, this beautifully filmed essay by New Zealand nature photographer [and annoyingly talented brother-in-law of StopPress editor Ben Fahy] Richard Sidey takes us through the Earth’s polar regions. Speechless: The Polar Realm is a non-verbal visual meditation of light, life, loss, and wonder at the ends of the globe. 


Photography was completely banned during the Taliban regime. Four photojournalists reframe Afghanistan for the world and themselves. 


Three Norwegian girls are caught with 22 kilos of cocaine in Bolivia. Media portrays two as naïve while the one of Latin heritage is depicted as the ‘trafficker’. 


For the last 20 years, notorious activists The Yes Men have staged outrageous and hilarious hoaxes to draw attention to corporate crimes against humanity and the environment. 


New York Times journalist Andrew Goldman and serial breakfast show host Paul Henry seek fame and fortune in the USA. While they are struggling to gain traction for their ideas, things take a turn for the worse when Goldman is fired from his day job with the New York Times magazine

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Effies 2018: DDB shines golden, takes home Grand Effie and crowned Most Effective Agency of the Year

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  • October 19, 2018
  • Georgina Harris
Effies 2018: DDB shines golden, takes home Grand Effie and crowned Most Effective Agency of the Year

Auckland’s Shed 10 was taken over by advertising and marketing folk last night, excited to celebrate the country’s most effective marketing campaigns at the 2018 NZ Effie Awards, organised by the Commercial Communications Council in association with TVNZ.

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