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Waitrose Christmas “Coming Home”

Waitrose Christmas “Coming Home”

Nov 16 2016

Sam Brown and Rogue Films, shot this epic Christmas film for Waitrose and Adam&Eve DDB London on location in the South Island with Big Pictures. The Mill created the intrepid little robin, other creatures are very much for real. Against stiff competition from John Lewis’s bouncing boxer and M & S’s Mrs Claus, the plucky ...

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Mario Testino shoots Scarlett Johansson and Henry Cavill

Mario Testino shoots Scarlett Johansson and Henry Cavill

Apr 21 2016

Legendary fashion photographer Mario Testino shot a stills campaign in Wellington earlier this year with Scarlett Johansson and Henry Cavill for Huawei P9 smart phones. The latest iteration of the Huawei phone features dual Leica cameras. Big Pictures provided production services for the shoot which took place at Avalon  Studios. Scarlett ...

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Tomasso Berte shoots Pure Nutra

Tomasso Berte shoots Pure Nutra

May 03 2016

Director Tommaso Berte shot a charming film for Pure Nutra infant milk formula with Made in China Films and Big Pictures. The locations were all near Auckland including Te Henga beach, Karekare waterfall and the archaeologically significant Otautau Stonefields. It could have been a director’s nightmare with over twenty young children ...

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C4 Channel Idents

C4 Channel Idents

Feb 10 2016

Academy Film’s Jonathan Glazer shot two of C4’s startling new channel idents with Big Pictures. The films were shot using infra red cameras and 3D rigs. DP was Alex Barber and production designer, Chris Oddy. The films were shot in Auckland, including at the spectacular Kitekite waterfall near Piha beach and at two quarries in ...

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