Communicado Features Limited: Photographs relating to the feature film Once were warriors

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Date
1993-1994
By
Brown, Kerry, active 1980s-2010s; Communicado (Firm); Scholes, Robin, active 1973-2020; Shelton, Ann, 1967-; Tamahori, Lee, 1950-
Ref
PA-Group-00887
Description

Negatives and transparencies (mostly 35mm colour with some b&w) relating to the production of the 1994 New Zealand film 'Once were warriors' taken by Kerry Brown with assistance from Ann Shelton, circa 1993-1994. Individual frames do not include information about which of the two photographers took them.

Chiefly contains images of the actors on set, with all main roles, as well as smaller parts and extras, covered, and production stills featuring numerous shots of key scenes in the film. Also contains photographs of crew including the director, producer, and cinematographer, in both formal posed portraits and while at work on set.

Also includes a smaller number of images from pre-production, including location scouting and actor Temuera Morrison reading his script and working out. Annotations and various other types of markers show images selected for publicity. Some captions are given. Also contains visual research for poster design, costuming, and ta moko make-up.

Source of title - Title supplied by Library

Arrangement: Individual frame numbers are allocated as follows: Album reference number - page number [on top right of sheet] - row number [with the top row being 1 and counting down the page from there] - and frame number [with the first image on left being 1 and counting to the right from there, unless there is a unique identifier for the single frame in which case this number is used]. For example PA1-q-1173-09-1-1 and PA1-q-1172-04-2-R54/25.

Quantity: 4 ring binders containing the following total individual images:. 2412 colour original transparency/ies. 2030 colour original negative(s). 147 b&w original transparency/ies. 35 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Colour and black and white photograph transparencies and film negatives stored in ring binder albums. 120, 35mm, and half frame sizes are represented.

Provenance: Donor was the producer of 'Once were warriors'.

Processing information: Original ringbinders replaced with conservation standard ring binders. Original ringbinders have not been retained by Library. Brief text titles on original ringbinders (i.e. "slides" or "labelled images") can be found on individual album records.

Additional description

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Use/Reproduction
Commercial use requires permission of Robin Scholes or her designated agent as well as the New Zealand Film Commission. Four images, identified in PA1-q-1172, may be subject to a previous licencing agreement with New Idea magazine; this must be clarified prior to any reproduction.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted material
Format
4 ring binders containing the following total individual images:, 2412 colour original transparency/ies, 2030 colour original negative(s), 147 b&w original transparency/ies, 35 b&w original negative(s), Photographs, Colour and black and white photograph transparencies and film negatives stored in ring binder albums. 120, 35mm, and half frame sizes are represented.
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Actor Calvin Tuteao's tattooed face used for Once were warriors poster research
Date: [ca 1993-1994] From: Communicado Features Limited: Photographs relating to the feature film Once were warriors Ref: PA1-q-1172-60-2-2 Description: Actor Calvin Tuteao in ta moko makeup. Photographed for 'Once were warriors' poster design. Photograph taken by Kerry Brown or Ann Shelton, circa 1993-1994. ...
Date: 1993 From: Communicado Features Limited: Photographs relating to the feature film Once were warriors Ref: PA1-q-1175-14-5-24 Description: 'Once were warriors' production still of Jake Heke (Temuera Morrison) slamming Bully (Cliff Curtis) into the bar during the fight that follows the revelation...
Production still showing Beth and Jake Heke singing at a party
Date: 1993 From: Communicado Features Limited: Photographs relating to the feature film Once were warriors Ref: PA1-q-1174-01-6-R19/14 Description: Production still from film Once Were Warriors showing Beth Heke (Rena Own) Jake Heke (Temuera Morrison) playing the guitar and singing at a party scene at th...
Production still of Jake Heke playing the guitar and singing at a party
Date: 1993 From: Communicado Features Limited: Photographs relating to the feature film Once were warriors Ref: PA1-q-1172-75-3-R66/14 Description: Production still from film Once Were Warriors showing Jake Heke (Temuera Morrison) playing the guitar and singing at a party scene at the Heke's house. Phot...
Production still of social worker Bennett with a taiaha
Date: 1993 From: Communicado Features Limited: Photographs relating to the feature film Once were warriors Ref: PA1-q-1172-40-5-RA64/21 Description: Production still from film Once Were Warriors showing character Bennett (George Henare) with a taiaha. He is performing a pūkana. Photograph taken by Kerry B...
Production still of social worker Bennett with a taiaha
Date: 1993 From: Communicado Features Limited: Photographs relating to the feature film Once were warriors Ref: PA1-q-1172-40-5-RA64/22 Description: Production still from film Once Were Warriors showing character Bennett (George Henare) with a taiaha. Photograph taken by Kerry Brown or Ann Shelton in 1993...
Production still of social worker Bennett with a taiaha
Date: 1993 From: Communicado Features Limited: Photographs relating to the feature film Once were warriors Ref: PA1-q-1173-11-4 Description: Production still from film Once Were Warriors showing character Bennett (George Henare) with a taiaha. Photograph taken by Kerry Brown or Ann Shelton in 1993...
Date: 1993 From: Communicado Features Limited: Photographs relating to the feature film Once were warriors Ref: PA1-q-1172-75-6-R66/14 Description: Production still from film Once Were Warriors showing Jake Heke (Temuera Morrison) playing the guitar and singing at a party scene at the Heke's house. Phot...
Production still of Jake Heke playing the guitar and singing at a party
Date: 1993 From: Communicado Features Limited: Photographs relating to the feature film Once were warriors Ref: PA1-q-1172-75-3-R66/13 Description: Production still from film Once Were Warriors showing Jake Heke (Temuera Morrison) playing the guitar and singing at a party scene at the Heke's house. Phot...
Production still of Jake Heke playing the guitar and singing at a party
Date: 1993 From: Communicado Features Limited: Photographs relating to the feature film Once were warriors Ref: PA1-q-1172-75-3-R66/12 Description: Production still from film Once Were Warriors showing Jake Heke (Temuera Morrison) playing the guitar and singing at a party scene at the Heke's house. Phot...