Lloyds Bank “Epic Journey”

Lloyds Bank “Epic Journey”

May 19 2019

Epic film-maker Marcus Soderlund directed this beautiful spot for Academy Films and adam&eveDDB London. Lloyds Bank “Epic Journey” was produced by Juliette Harris and shot by the immaculate Justin Brown. Horse master was Wayne McCormack. Big Pictures also facilitated the stills campaign for photographer, Dean Rogers.   ...

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TiOra “Kiwi”

TiOra “Kiwi”

May 19 2019

Big Pictures produced this engaging film for TiOra Tea for Swedish agency Forsman Bodenfors and Dutch client, Jacobs Douwe Egberts. The director was Robin Walters with Sigi Spath Jnr as DP. VFX supremos, Blockhead Auckland, brought Colin the tea-loving kiwi to life. Big Pictures also produced accompanying social media and stills campaigns for ...

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Miriam Yeung 2019 Concert Video (excerpt)

Miriam Yeung 2019 Concert Video (excerpt)

May 19 2019

The Film Factory, Hong Kong, worked with Big Pictures on a series of concert videos for Hong Kong singer and actress Miriam Chin Wah Yeung. Man Chung directed, with Kris Lo shooting. Locations were all in the Otago area of New Zealand, including the desolate Old Dunstan Road which once brought miners to the gold fields during the 1860’s. ...

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Sony Bravia “Back to Daylight” (Director’s Cut)

Sony Bravia “Back to Daylight” (Director’s Cut)

Apr 17 2018

Tempomedia and DDB Berlin teamed up with Big Pictures to make this evocative commercial for Sony Bravia OLED televisions. The director was Smuggler’s Ben Tricklebank, with Eric Sohlström as director of photography. The film was shot near Queenstown and Wanaka in the South Island of New Zealand over several days and nights using motion ...

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Michelin ‘Shared Joy’ – Director’s Cut

Michelin ‘Shared Joy’ – Director’s Cut

Jun 06 2018

Michelin’s 2017/2018 campaign is about celebrating winter and getting out and enjoying it with good mates. Stewart Hendler directed this upbeat commercial for TBWA Shanghai and New Life Films. The film was shot by Pascal Remond on locations near Queenstown in late June, with the local and international cast braving icy temperatures in ...

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Waitrose Christmas “Coming Home”

Waitrose Christmas “Coming Home”

Nov 16 2016

We are very proud that following success at the Creative Circle Awards, Waitrose Christmas – Coming Home also took out the Best Crafted Award at the British Arrows 2017. The commercial was directed by Rogue Film’s Sam Brown. Big Pictures was line producer. DP was Stephen Keith Roach, production designer Neville Stevenson and the ...

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Nespresso Recyclables

Nespresso Recyclables

May 30 2017

Big Pictures was happy to do its bit for the environment. Working with Belgium’s Dark Horse Films and director Shueti, Big Pictures helped produce a film to encourage recycling of Nespresso aluminium coffee capsules. Shooting took place in Auckland and Rotorua.

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How Bizarre wins at FIFO

How Bizarre wins at FIFO

May 30 2017

We are delighted that Stuart Page’s documentary, How Bizarre – the Story of an Otara Millionaire, has been rewarded with a Special Jury Prize at FIFO International Oceanian Documentary Film Festival in Tahiti. The documentary tells the story of Pauly Fuemana and his international smash hit song “How Bizarre”. ...

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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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