NZ Art Film Wins Coveted Award at New Jersey

NZ Feature Film Russian Snark Wins Best International Feature at The Garden State Film Festival


Auckland, NZ – April 19, 2011

Local feature film Russian Snark (wri/dir Stephen Sinclair & prod Liz DiFiore prod company Godzone Pictures) has just picked up another award this week for Best International Feature at the Garden State Film Festival in New Jersey.  

This adds to their 6 nominations and 1 award at the Qantas NZ Film and TV Awards 2010, and the 3 nominations at the US based Maverick Movie Awards in December.   Russian Snark stars Stephen Papps as Misha (who learned Russian for the role) and native Russian speaker Elena Stejko as Nadia.  Russian Snark is the story of a Russian couple who sail to NZ on a small life boat and once here deal with the challenges of trying live artistic lives despite the realities of daily life in Aotearoa.  Godzone Pictures will be distributing Russian Snark in New Zealand later this year. 

Godzone Pictures is a full service production company based in Auckland specialising in drama and other genres of production and distribution.


Liz DiFiore

Godzone Pictures Ltd

Tel:+64 9 950 3910/Fax # + 64 9 950 3908


PO Box 78186, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand


Further information: 

Russian Snark will be released in New Zeland later in the year and will be accompanied by a short game. Like us on our facebook page and check out the beta test of Russian Snark's game The Abyss!

Contact details: 
Liz DiFiore + 64 9 950 3910

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Godzone Snark Productions Ltd

19 Apr 2011