Interview: Welby Ings

By Emma Kelly In Film

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10th January, 2013
His first film, the 2004 short Boy, was longlisted for an Academy Award. His most recent one, Munted, which premiered at the 2011 Montreal World Film Festival, was selected for festivals in Berlin, Bilbao and Brussels, among others, and was named Best Short Film at the 2011 Lucerne International Film Festival. So who is Welby Ings and why haven’t you heard of him? Ings grew up in Pukeatua, between Putaruru and Te Awamutu, and trained as a graphic designer, and he makes films by a process he describes as “drawing out” his ideas: there is no storyboard and no script ...

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