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Michael lives in Wellington, New Zealand and will be shooting his MicroFlicks film in Malawi, Africa.

Recent blog posts written by Michael

Team Malawi soon to part

Well Team Malawi is coming to the end of it’s journey, Jon and Lindsey both return home tomorrow and I’ve decided to stay for another week to take in some more of the sights smells and tastes this beautiful country has to offer. I’ve had such an amazing time here and have been witness to [...]

Malawi, last day with Albert

Had a great last day by the lake shooting with Albert. We spent the morning filming Albert telling us his story and Albert really was a natural talking to the camera. After saying our goodbyes we done a last bit of 2nd unit filming, some landscape shots and some sound recordings of the locations we [...]

Albert, a fisherman

Today we filmed with Albert, it was quite a big day, we filmed the whole fishing process and followed Albert as he showed us his home and how he works. I’ll save some of the details about Albert for the film but he is a really interesting guy and really friendly and fun to work [...]

Gone East

Today was planned as a filming day but things move a bit slower here and unforeseen things happen, alas we made it out to Lake Malawi, just a bit later than originally planned. We left Lilongwe at about 2.15pm and after a couple of hours we made it to the Lake, it’s huuuuuuge! After dropping our bags off [...]

Team Malawi

Meet David and Limbani our people on the ground, they are the nicest dudes you could ever meet and are invaluable as we are travelling around in their knowledge and background info on the clients we are meeting and have been tireless drivers and guides, we are all going to spend 3 days filming by [...]

Malawi, first day shooting

After getting off to a late start, a couple of detours and stops later we eventually got to Ifgenia’s village. Ifgenia was on our short list of possible clients that we really wanted to work with so we made the drive out towards the Zambia border to meet her and do a brief interview whilst [...]

Malawi, it’s on!

Well I am here, after months of trying to conceptualise what this journey would feel like I am in it. Africa, Malawi, it is an amazing feeling and I am so excited about getting started and telling some compelling stories. I was met at the Airport by David Ng’ambi from World Vision Malawi and driven [...]

Michael from New Zealand

What do you think you’re doing? Before you read about Michael, check out an example of Michael’s work above. Michael lives in Wellington, New Zealand and will be shooting his MicroFlicks film in Malawi, Africa. When asked why he is excited to be a finalist with MicroFlicks, he answered, “I am really excited to have [...]