Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

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Production of promotional video for Christchurch

18 December 1990

John Denton (centre), film editor at Orly Productions with two members of the Christchurch branch of the Society of Accountants, John Midgley (left) and Peter Ballantyne. The Society donated money towards the creation of a promotional film to promote Christchurch as a business centre.

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Filming "Runaway" at Shirley Lodge

20 April 1964

Clarence B. Hall (right) playing the role of the hotel licencee with leading actor Colin Bradley making a booking during a scene in Pacific Films' "Runaway" at Shirley Lodge. The film's director, John O'Shea is partly obscured by the camera.

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Area: North East / Shirley

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Amateur film-maker Kenneth Clark

3 November 1973

Kenneth Clark, amateur film-maker from Papanui, with his camera and plasticine models. The models were used to create his short film "Imaginary Zoo" which won the New Zealand section of the BBC Television's animated film contest for young people.

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Area: North West / Papanui

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Wainoni Primary School students, Spot -On video competition

11 March 1986

Film crew of students from Wainoni Primary School with their award and new camera as winners of the Spot-On video competition. Crew, from left, Shane Magee, Sara Tamati, Richard Samaeli, Fred Williams, Bich Trieu, Matthias Luafutu, Susan Butters, Fiona Barakat and Joanne Steghuis.

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Area: East / Wainoni

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Film Production Training Programme

18 October 1986

A group of people participating in a class at a training school for film-makers in the former upstairs common room in the Montreal Street Students Union building. Pictured are, director Stuart Page (in cap) with, from left, actors Glen Bryson and Penelope Sinclair, sound recordist Rob Mayes and cameraman Mike Hill.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - West

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Wainoni School student director, cast and crew

18 November 1986

Director of "The Mark of the Taniwha" Susan Butters (right with camera) with the cast and crew. All are students at Wainoni School who won the "Spot On" video contest for two consecutive years.

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Area: East / Wainoni

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Filming at Burnham Military Camp

8 March 1969

Mr Kell Fowler filming soldiers at Burnham Military Camp as part of a colour film depicting New Zealand life which will be shown at Expo 70 in Tokyo.

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Area: Other / Wider Canterbury

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Michael J Fox and Peter Jackson on the Frighteners set

May 1995

Michael J Fox and Peter Jackson on the set of the Frighteners in London St, Lyttelton, Christchurch. The Lyttelton Post Office is seen in the background, but was turned into Bistro Sundown for the movie.

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Area: South East / Lyttelton

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Two children dressed as mermaids

28 March 1997

Children, Celia Morrison (left) and Jessica Nigri, dressed as mermaids for a short children's film to be shot at Sumner beach.

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Area: South East / Sumner

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Film maker at Templeton Hospital

26 June 1980

Trainee training officer at Templeton Hospital, Tim Powell, posing with a camera and microphone used for his documentary on working with children with disabilities.

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Area: Other / Wider Canterbury

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Cashmere students filming "The Magic Spectacles"

23 October 1971

A group of students from Cashmere Primary School filming their film, "The Magic Spectacles". Behind the students is post-graduate student and member of the University of Canterbury film school, Murray Hedwig, filming the school students.

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Area: South / Cashmere

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Cashmere students filming an action scene

23 October 1971

Students from Cashmere Primary School scaling a fence on the school grounds and being filmed by another student for a film. The film was supported by the University of Canterbury film school.

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Area: South / Cashmere

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Miss Smith preparing for her role as Diana in "Runaway"

22 April 1964

Actress and University of Auckland graduate, Miss Smith, having her hair done for her role as Diana in Pacific Films' production of "Runaway".

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Area: North East / Shirley

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Hagley High School student extras in "The Starlight Hotel"

28 February 1987

Hagley High School performing arts students are extras on the set of "The Starlight Hotel".

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - Southwest

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Shirley Boys High School students film documentary

20 October 1981

Grant Walker is being filmed by Chris Carroll and Keith Pullen.

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Area: North East / Richmond

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CHTV3 Christchurch Commonwealth Games studio

24 January 1974

Interior of the CHTV3 studio in Christchurch, designed for co-ordinating and broadcasting coverage of the Commonwealth Games. Camera men are setting up the studio with presenter, and Games frontman, Bill MacCarthy sat at the desk in the background.

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Area: Central City / Cathedral Square North

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Wizard sculptures in the Square

18 June 1988

Two boys, Ken Mizuawa (left) and Mark Ussher of Heaton Intermediate School, with sculptures of the Wizard in Cathedral Square. The two are participating in a live screening of "What Now" for Television 88 where the best entries were collected for a Telethon.

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Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

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On the set of What Now

9 July 1982

Margaret Mahy with children on the set of What Now. Pictured are, from left, Margaret Mahy, Scott Flanagan, Lucy Bryant and Jeffrey White.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - East

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ACC Protest, Cathedral Square, Christchurch, 26 March 2010

2010

Supporters and on-lookers watching Mr Toomey protesting on the balcony of the Christchurch Cathedral.

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

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What Now Christmas

24 December 1989

The presenters of What Now, Simon Barnett, Michele A'Court and Catherine McPherson getting ready for Christmas morning show by decorating a Christmas tree.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - East

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