Antarctic Angels and the Unknown Blues (Full-length 52min)
Together with their equally-infamous biker mates the Antarctic Angels, the Unknown Blues band made such an impact in the conservative deep south they continued to be talked about decades later. Based around the band's first full reunion in forty years, this film is a unashamedly parochial and often hilarious tale of New Zealand's emerging counter-culture, as told by the trailblazers themselves.
Sheen of Gold (Trailer)
2013 NZ International Film Festival, Sky Arts, Air NZ
A revealing and moving tribute to one of this country's most influential and eclectic rock groups - the incomparable Skeptics. Starting with their unlikely origins in Palmerston North, Sheen of Gold traces the Skeptics' development into a unique and powerful electronic/rock hybrid, a rapid progression sadly cut short by the premature death of singer David D'Ath.
Philip Dadson: Sonics From Scratch (Trailer)
2015 NZ International Film Festival, Montreal Fine Arts Festival, Sky Arts, Air NZ
A comprehensive portrait of one of New Zealand's great experimental artists.
Sonics From Scratch tracks the intersection of Philip Dadson’s art practice with the development of From Scratch over some thirty years, from his early involvement with scratch orchestra in London in the late 1960s through to the present.