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Pukeko Pictures Announces Appointment of Clive Spink as Chief Executive Officer


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Pukeko Pictures today announced the appointment of Clive Spink as Chief Executive Officer.  He will replace Andrew Smith who will be leaving in August to take up the position of Chief Executive Officer of Touchtech, one of Wellington’s leading mobile, web, and cloud software developers. Clive has been with Pukeko […]

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Finalists Announced for the 2015 AmCham-DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards


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The American Chamber of Commerce in New Zealand has today announced the finalists for the 2015 AmCham-DHL Express Success and Innovation Awards, held in conjunction with Hawaiian Airlines. The awards, now into their 16th year, celebrate the success and innovation of those New Zealand companies doing business with the USA. […]

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Thunderbirds Are Go at Armageddon Wellington


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MEDIA RELEASE Local fans of ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’ will get the opportunity to meet David Scott, Series Director at Armageddon Wellington.  David is looking forward to meeting fans at toy and DVD retailer Mighty Ape’s stand and signing items for them from 2pm on Saturday, 18th July. Immediately following the […]

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THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO: TOYS & OTHER PRODUCTS TAKE OFF IN AUSTRALIA


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        Merchantwise, ITV Studios Global entertainment’s appointed licensing agency in Australia, is delighted to announce strong toy and DVD sales, and a host of new licensing and retail partners for hit TV series Thunderbirds Are Go in Australia. The reboot of the classic TV series, produced by ITV Studios and New […]

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Pukeko Wins Creative Gold


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CREATIVE GOLD in association with The Wellington Company  film, media & content WINNERS:  Pukeko Pictures It was Jane and the Dragon and the WotWots what started Richard Taylor’s indie production house off; now it’s the Thunderbirds who’ve got them really going global. FINALISTS: Cato Brand Partners New Zealand Film & Television School What […]

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Countdown to Re-Launch


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                  Tom McLean Jun 28th, 2015 ITV and Pukeko combine miniatures and CG animation to propel a unique look for a rebooted classic in Thunderbirds Are Go! Few who saw the iconic 1960s series Thunderbirds can forget the excitement that creators Gerry […]

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Wellington Gold Awards finalists ‘exceptional’


www.stuff.co.nz COLLETTE DEVLIN Last updated 21:13, May 28 2015 The 2015 Wellington Gold Awards finalists were announced last night at a function where celebrations were also held to mark 150 Years of The Dominion Post, the 150th anniversary of Wellington as Capital City and the 50th anniversary of Porirua City. Gold […]

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GOALPOST PICTURES AND PUKEKO PICTURES’ ‘CLEVERMAN’ GOES INTO PRODUCTION FOR AUSTRALIA’S ABC TELEVISION


DISTRIBUTED BY RED ARROW INTERNATIONAL Production has begun in Sydney, Australia on CLEVERMAN, a six-part high concept genre drama, with a superb ensemble cast including Scottish actor Iain Glen (Game of Thrones), Golden Globe nominee Frances O’Connor (The Missing), Deborah Mailman (The Sapphires), Hunter Page-Lochard (The Sapphires), Rob Collins (The […]

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JAPANESE PRODUCTION COMPANY TOHOKUSHINSHA ACQUIRES THE BROADCAST AND LICENSING RIGHTS FOR THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO


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– New series set for terrestrial broadcast in Japan this Autumn – LONDON – 21st April 2015 – ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) is proud to announce that the Japanese film distributor and production company Tohokushinsha Film Corporation has acquired the television and licensing rights for the highly anticipated […]

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ITV STUDIOS GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT TAKES THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO TO NZ


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 London, UK – 9 APRIL 2015 – ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) today announces that Global Licensing (NZ) Ltd has been appointed as licensing agent for new action adventure series, Thunderbirds Are Go in New Zealand. Global will oversee the development and expansion of the Thunderbirds Are Go licensing […]

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