Arts on Sunday for Sunday 31 January 2010
12:40 Arts Editor for The Press
Chris Moore brings us up to speed with the stouch over the conservatorium, comments on whether the Court Theatre is seriously looking to move out of the Arts Centre and says the new look Art Gallery sparks a fiery exchange between the director and unhappy punters.
12:50 Sundance Film Festival
We cross live to the Sundance Film Festival in the USA to find out what doors have opened for the Kiwi directors of the short film The $6.50 Man after it took out the all-important Jury Prize.
1:00 At the Movies with Simon Morris
Simon takes a look at the difference between box-office hits and Oscar hopefuls.
1:30 Harry Jenson
James Napier Robertson, the director of the New Zealand feature film Harry Jenson, on making and marketing it on the tightest of budgets.
1:40 Vanja Draganic
Vanja Draganic taps into personal experience to devise the documentary theatre work Fractur, based on a famous experiment on the psychological effects of becoming a prisoner or prison guard.
Ed Shadbolt, Sal Edwards, John Bones, Gray Fredrikson (Photographer Bronwyn Williams)
1:50 Chews Lane
Lucy Orbell continues her occasional series on architecture, this time looking at the Chews Lane redevelopment in central Wellington.
2:00 The Laugh Track
Auckland, Christchurch and Nelson are being overrun with buskers - you'll hear from one of them, Brit turned Kiwi Gary Knights
2:25 Model Makers
You'll meet the genius model makers who're currently creating a robotic moa and recreating the giant Haast Eagle.
2:30 Chapter and Verse
A new mentoring programme for young editors hopes to address a shortage of editors for New Zealand fiction. For more information about the editing mentor programme call Rachel Lawson (below left) on 04 237 3013 x 3975 or email. And the debut poetry collection Ithaca Island Bay Leaves by Vana Manasiadis (below middle and right).
2:50 New Zealand International Arts Festival
Two of the creatives behind 360 which is what you'll be doing in your swivel chair to see all the action in this New Zealand International Arts Festival show.
3:00 Radio Drama
Three short plays devised and performed by the final year acting students at Toi Whakaari, the Drama School.