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Month: May 2008

AT&T To Film Two Commercials on Oahu Simultaneously

AT&T To Film Two Commercials on Oahu Simultaneously

AT&T descends on Oahu next week to film two commercials on the same days but in different locations using major L.A. production houses and New York advertising agencies. Harvest productions of Santa Monica, CA has done commercials for General Motors and Nike to name a few. The shoot will be at two east Oahu beaches on Monday and Tuesday but in the commercial is supposed to be the same beach. Hawaii doubles for Spain. The beach location in the story…

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Australian Filmmakers Lead Seminars on Maui

Australian Filmmakers Lead Seminars on Maui

  UPDATE: The Maui Film Office in partnership with the National Geographic All Roads Film Project, Pacific Islanders in Communication, and the University of Hawaii’s Academy of Creative Media including Professor Merata Mita recently held a three-day seminar on producing, directing, and 16mm cinematography at the Wailea Marriot Resort and Spa and Kihei Charter School. The featured indigenous filmmakers from Australia included cinematographer and director Warwick Thornton and producer Kath Shelper (bottom left), and director Beck Cole (right)…      …

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Into the Blue 2 Hits Makaha; The Informant A Hit With Fans

Into the Blue 2 Hits Makaha; The Informant A Hit With Fans

UPDATE: The hidden treasure adventure Into the Blue 2 started today to shoot boat and water scenes on Oahu’s West side off Makaha Beach. Underwater scenes – including some night dives – featuring the actors will be in about 33 feet of water. Veteran water photographer Don King will do the underwater filming. Second unit director Brian Keaulana and the producers selected the Makaha area because of the clear water and usually favorable weather. “Brian is the best of the best…

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Brosnan, Huffman, Madsen, Quaid: Maui Film Festival Honorees

Brosnan, Huffman, Madsen, Quaid: Maui Film Festival Honorees

  UPDATE: It’s official. Pierce Brosnan, Virginia Madsen, Dennis Quaid and Felicity Huffman as reported here last week are the honorees for MFF’S Intimate Conversations & Awards Tributes. Quaid, Madsen, and Brosnan will be honored Thursday, June 12, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. Huffman’s tribute is Friday, June 13, 8 – 10 p.m.also at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa during which the Hawaii Premiere of the actor’s latest film Phoebe in Wonderland will be shown. Quaid…

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Into the Blue 2 Hits The Water

Into the Blue 2 Hits The Water

Into the Blue 2 filmed Friday at the Hawaii Yacht Club. (L-R) Cameraman Robert Altman, camera assistant Rick Brock, actor Tim Lechner, and (far right) Laura Vandervoort   UPDATE: The DVD feature film Into the Blue 2 had its last day of dry land filming on Friday. The production now moves to Oahu’s West side for nine days of filming on boats and under water, including night dives filming. The actors, all SCUBA certified in California prior to filming in Hawaii,…

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