Media

Everything Taika on the interwebz. Interviews, articles and tv reports.

What We Do in the Shadows Sundance premiere and publicity – January 2014
What We Do in the Shadows Berlinale premiere and publicity – February 2014
What We Do in the Shadows Australian tour and publicity – September 2014
What We Do in the Shadows German premiere and publicity – October 2014
What We Do in the Shadows UK release publicity – August and November 2014
What We Do in the Shadows US and Canada release publicity – February 2015

BOY US release and publicity – 2012

VIDEOS

New York International Children’s Film Festival
Q&A sessions with Taika after the screenings of Boy

> at Symphony Space on March 5, 2011
> at IFC Center on March 13, 2011

Visa Entertainment Screen Awards, Auckland, December 8, 2010

Best Director acceptance speech

Best Film acceptance speech

TEDxDoha Film Festival, Qatar, October 28-30, 2010

Reel Late With Kate, November 28, 2010 (Taika part starts about 16 min.)

TEDxDoha – Taika Waititi – The Art of Creativity, Qatar, October 28-30, 2010

“He discusses how creativity has helped him to express his ideas and led him to where he is today.”

Sundance Film Festival – Maria Colon’s interview for NAICA – January 24, 2007

Q & A after the screening at a London Cinema

> 3 News: Lights, camera, action: V48Hours kicks off by Kate Rodger – April 16, 2010

AUDIO

> Radio Ponsonby: Cryptid Factor – Taika Waititi – May 23, 2013

> Native America Calling: Film through Maori Eyes[LISTEN], May 20, 2011


WORDS

2014

> Stolen Girlfriend’s Club: Stolen Identity Questionnaire, February 10, 2014

2012

> NZ Herald: Twelve Questions with Taika Waititi by Sarah Daniell, March 8, 2012
> NZ Herald: Taika to be a dad, talks Boy 2, Mar 3, 2012
> Film Independent: Five Coming Of Age Films With Director Taika Waititi, March 1, 2012
> Rotten Tomatoes: Five Favorite Films with Boy Director Taika Waititi by Luke Goodsell, Feb 29, 2012
> About.com: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi Team Up on a Vampire Comedy
by Rebecca Murray, Feb 28, 2012
> NY Times: A Slow March to Theaters for Indie Movies by Michael Cieply, Feb 26, 2012
> IndieWire: Making the smash hit “BOY” & Taika’s plans to reunite with Jemaine Clement by John Lichman, Feb 2, 2012

2011

> Boy Wonder (A short trip back home) , Sept 24, 2011
> Taos News: ‘Green Lantern’ co-star stops in Taos (interview), June 25, 2011
> Wide Lantern: Taika Waititi Powers Up, June 18, 2011
> Taika’s Big Green Lantern Break (Stuff.co.nz) Jun 16, 2011
>The “Pieface” in Green Lantern (A blog by Edward) Jun 10, 2011
> Film Forward: The Brain is Our Greatest Archive (blog entry by Taika Waititi) May 17, 2011
> Enter the taniwha (interview), April 24, 2011
> Victoria University honour for Taika Waititi, April 14, 2011

> Berlin Festival stakes claim to our Boy by Helen Barlow – February 17, 2011
> NZ Herald: Taika Waititi yearns for sweet smell of… home by Bevan Hurley – February 13, 2011
> 3News: Heroes of 2010: Taika Waititi – December 21, 2010
> Stuff.co.nz: Fame isn’t going to Waititi’s head by Nicola Russell – September 26, 2010
> Flicks Has A Quick Chat With Taika Waititi And Niki Caro by Andrew Hedley – March 6, 2009
> 10 Unbelievably awesome and original questions by Martha Craig – July 03, 2007

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