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A FILM CHALLENGE LIKE NO OTHER

FILM RARO

A world first concept that links passionate film makers to indigenous people to collaborate in the production of international short films.

Film Raro is a film challenge like no other in the world. Its core objectives are to aid social and economic development in the south pacific through a global strategy of engagement with filmmakers and audiences from around the world.

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Mission

To stimulate social and economic growth by building local capacity in a new high value sector – the film and television industry.

Vision

To foster international partnerships with governments, corporate and private sectors that have interests in the pacific such as NZ, Australia, Asia, Europe and the USA. 

Values

Film Raro increases the capacity for pacific peoples to create a voice for themselves in the audiovisual digital medium. 

HOLLYWOOD PRODUCERS MENTORED PACIFIC FILMMAKERS AT FILM RARO

The project has seen teams of professional filmmakers from all over the world journey to Rarotonga in the Cook Islands to work with locals and produce a series of short films, Hollywood producers the Stone Brothers, award-winning indigenous filmmaker Karin William, graduate film maker Erin Lau among others demonstrate the diverse range of film makers chosen to mentor locals.

2013

Latest edition

6

short movie projects selected and produced in the Cook Islands

200

local people involved providing transport, catering, accommodation, etc

4000

the film festival public screening

many more

international film festivals, tv broadcasts, in-flight entertainment, etc and still going…
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7 days to shoot, edit & deliver short movie

CALL FOR FILMMAKERS! 

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