RISING DUST

Rising Dust is a hip-hop dance drama taken out of the city streets and into the historical, isolated, rural land of the Hokianga in New Zealand.

With the help of his ancestors, a teenager on the cusp of adulthood stands up to his father and defends his place in his home.


Music Composed and Performed by
Anonymouz

Choreography Created by
Parris Goebel and The Palace

Writer/Director
Jack Woon

Producer
Julia Parnell

Dance Producer
Joel Gallarde

In association with
Fresh Shorts - New Zealand Film Commission


FESTIVALS/SCREENINGS

Aotearoa New Zealand Film Festival 2015
Honolulu Museum of Art, HI, USA

Ngā Aho Whakaari - Waka Kiriata
Aotearoa New Zealand

2014 New Zealand International Film Festival
Aotearoa New Zealand

18th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PIFAN)
Bucheon, South Korea

2014 Wairoa Māori Film Festival
Nuhaka, New Zealand

Air New Zealand inflight entertainment

Rialto Channel New Zealand


STILLS

MORE BEHIND-THE-SCENES STILLS

CAST

Mako
David Rawiri Pene

Karl
Rawiri Paratene

Samson
Harlen Hoani-Thompson

Terina
Oriana Whaiapu

Dancers
Oriana Whaiapu Kyra Aoake Kaea Pearce Althea Strydom Felicity Moloney Shyvon Campbell Chikhayla Broughton

Adam
Taniora Ngatai

Stevie
Grant Ngatai

Men
Mike Diamond Zak Bristow Graham Josephs


CREW

Music Composer
Anonymouz

Choreographer
Parris Goebel

Writer/Director/Editor
Jack Woon

Producer
Julia Parnell

Dance Producer
Joel Gallarde

Director of Photography
Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa

Production Designer
Peter Shaw

First Assistant Director/On-set Production Manager
Hweiling Ow

Line Producer
Zanna Gillespie

Production Manager (Pre-production)
Kate Cresswell and Alexander Gandar

First Assistant Camera
Nikki Si'ulepa

Gaffer/Grip
Ben Marshall

Gaffer/Grip Assistants
Mike Diamond, Zak Bristow, Graham Josephs, Grant Ngatai and Taniora Ngatai

Sound Recordist
David Green

Wardrobe
Gavin Mclean

Make-up Artist
Abby Collins

Additional Art Department
Shayne Radford

Unit Manager
Manuel Bastiaens

Production Assistants
Klara Klippel, Jean Kim and Shane Deed

Chaperone
Emma Hoani

Catering
Polly Te Whiu and Whānau

Accommodation
Waihou Marae, Jill Paaka / K Road Cottage, Yossi Shannon / Pukepoto Lodge

Visual Post Production
Jack Woon

Sound Design
Adam Peri and Brendon Morrow / Native Audio

Additional Music Track - The Silent Cartographer
Written and Performed by Shepherds of Cassini

Special Thanks
Polly & Joe Te Whiu Lorraine & Tash Jill & Tiny Paaka Kevin Te Tai Yossi Shannon Sharon Ngatai Brian Harris Michael Zahn / NZ Camera Hire Dennis Gordon / Dolly Shop Kevin & Rita Riley / Cinestuff Heather Randerson David West / Rawene News Pauline Evans / Tree House BBH Rawiri Paratene Lawrence Wharerau Matthew Salapu Noma Sio-Salapu Buggy David Chan Lester Chung Dennis Liu CJ Withey Hweiling Ow Steven Whitford David Hay Simon Zhou Jonathan Riley Lucy Yu Sam Burt Chantelle Burgoyne Lisa Chatfield Rebecca Collins Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa Jason Woon & See Moi Leong


CONTACT

Jack Woon
jack@unkofilms.com
+64-21-347-432