Communicado Features Limited: Photographs relating to the feature film Once were warriors
- Brown, Kerry, active 1980s-2010s; Communicado (Firm); Scholes, Robin, active 1973-2020; Shelton, Ann, 1967-; Tamahori, Lee, 1950-
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
Curator required for access to albums.
- 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.
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- Partly restricted material
- 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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