South Pacific Pictures

Mataku

Mataku is an anthology of contemporary one-off dramas, adapted from the unique and mystical world of Maori supernatural legends.

In these tales of the unexpected, set in New Zealand, ordinary characters encounter mysterious phenomena of Maori mythology.

Each of the programmes is introduced by internationally-recognised television and film actor, Temuera Morrison (Once Were Warriors, What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? and Star Wars II: The Attack Of The Clones).

AWARDS
Winner, New York Festivals 2004 Television Programming Award

2003 AFTA New Zealand Television Awards:
Best Director - Drama
Best Production Design
Best Editing - Drama
Best Contribution to a Soundtrack

Winner: Cinema Award for Photography for The Rocks, 2002 NAFATA Film Fest, USA

Series 1: 5 x 1/2 hr; Series 2: 8 x 1/2 hr


International distributor: All3Media International

Producer(s):
Carey Carter

Director(s):
Carey Carter

Executive Producer(s):
Rhonda Kite, Sally Campbell, Steven Zanoski, John Barnett

Writer(s):
Carey Carter, Vanessa Rare, Riwia Brown

Production Year
2001

Type
TV Series

Genre
Mystery

Stage
Distribution

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