Being Cinematic with Alun Bollinger


In our last DEGNZ workshop of the year, renowned Kiwi DOP Alun Bollinger will examine in detail across a one-day interactive workshop what it means to be cinematic.

Alun’s name is synonymous with New Zealand feature film and Kiwi directors, from the quintessential Goodbye Pork Pie (Geoff Murphy), War Stories, Perfect Strangers and Lovely Rita (Gaylene Preston), Heavenly Creatures, Forgotten Silver, The Frighteners and Lord of the Rings (Peter Jackson) to End Of The Golden Weather and Came A Hot Friday (Ian Mune), and Vigil and River Queen (Vincent Ward).

In this workshop Alun will look at the technical and beyond as he explores how to be cinematic to propel story, covering topics including lenses, lighting and camera movement to communication between director and DOP.

Applications are invited for a limited number of positions on this one-day workshop. Selected participants will be asked to bring along one film scene that they feel is cinematic for sharing and discussion with the group.

In one single Word document or PDF, please forward your CV and a maximum one-page statement about what you believe this workshop will contribute to your career as a filmmaker by 5PM Friday 18 November to Please put ‘Being Cinematic’ in the subject line.

What: One-day workshop on Being Cinematic with Alun Bollinger

When: Saturday 26 November 2016

Where: MTG RM, Kingsland, Auckland

Cost: DEGNZ members free, non-members $100

Limited financial assistance will be available to some DEGNZ members coming from outside Auckland.

Last updated on 21 February 2018