The Berry Boys; The Speakers for the Dead is a documentary currently in pre-production here at ProductionShed.TV, being produced for TVNZ in collaboration with Sunday and Te Papa and with funding from NZ on Air.
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Long ago there were forests of StoryTrees where stories were kept and whispered from tree to tree through the rustling sound of leaves. Now there is only one StoryTree, and you have the chance to hear its treasures through the storyteller, Ms Treeleaf.
Timely, unobtrusive and intimate. Through a seamless mix of live action, animation and music Margaret Mahy's Rumbustifications captures the magic, wit, and charm of Margaret at her home in Governors Bay reading a selection of her poetry and stories to her grandchildren.
In pre-European New Zealand, the tiny Island of Kaitangata was the scene of awful happenings. After that, the Island seemed to have a life of its own. The local tribe knew it was best to leave it alone and so the Island slept again. But now Kaitangata is twitching, moving - It’s waking up!
Out now on DVD, Margaret Mahy’s Rumbustifications 2, features one of the world’s greatest children’s writers and wordsmiths reading her own work, the way she hears it in her own mind. Titles include enchanting Mahy classics; A Lion in the Meadow, The Great White Man-Eating Shark, The Witch in the Cherry Tree and many of her poems; cautionary tales, upside down/inside out rhymes and fandandical ballads galore!