Monthly Archives: February 2016

Unseen: International cinema documentary in development with NZ Film Commission

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The international cinema documentary, Unseen, is in development with the New Zealand Film Commission. Unseen features New Zealand photo-journalist, Robin Hammond. Haunted by the plight of an intellectually disabled boy living shackled to the floor of a South Sudanese prison, Hammond returns to the war torn region to fight for the boy’s release and mount his most ambitious campaign ever. Unseen is originated, written and directed by Louise Leitch.

Same But Different selected for Loading Docs 2016

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Loading Docs, the online documentary initiative, is back for a third year to launch another ten cutting-edge short films that tell true stories of transformation, growth, adversity and hope. The theme for 2016 is ‘change’.
From more submissions than ever before, a panel of industry experts have selected Same But Different as one of the 10 new projects. Same But Different is about best mates who must recalibrate their friendship when one transitions from a man to a woman. Same But Different is written, produced and directed by Louise Leitch, with co-producer Susan Ruffell.