Renegade Peach Project

What Will You Do In The Shadows?

The vords on every Vellingtonians lips…
“What Will You Do In The Shadows?” - hope you can make it along if you haven’t already! The crowds are enthralled by the world Second Unit has conjured, and we are thoroughly enjoying being a part of it, capturing the magic each night in this fully interactive and immersive theatrical experience.

Here’s a wee something we’ve put together - check it out!

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN THE SHADOWS?

"Go on, try a bite of the horror genre," they said.
"Ahhh, look now you're hooked on it (and slightly infested)."
WE ARE LOVING +WHAT WILL YOU DO IN THE SHADOWS?+
#vampires #zombies #theunholy #ohmy
"It is hands down the best night of entertainment I have ever had. EVER [...] hitchhike, steal a plane, sell a kidney JUST GET THERE" — [Bronwyn] Audience Feedback
Thirsty for a taste of Second Unit? 🧛‍♂️
Take a bite of the action here before joining us on set. [This is your cue] Filming MUST WRAP June 30.
Get your tickets - they're going fast.
🔗 www.secondunit.nz #secondunit
🎥 Renegade Peach

Shapeshifter opening the Chch Town Hall with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra

We were there to film Shapeshifter as the act opening the Christchurch Town Hall with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. Here are a few snippets from the occasion! Full videos with be available via Shapeshifter’s Social Media platforms - keep an eye out for them!

HOMEGROWN 2019

A little throwback to HOMEGROWN 2019 now that we well and truly have our thermals on!

We did some filming for The Black Seeds + Shapeshifter of their Homegrown sets.
Much aroha + respect to these fantastic bands that keep delivering just what the crowds ordered.

UB40 - UK + Amsterdam Tour, 2019

It was absolutely incredible to go on tour with UB40 ft. Ali Campbell + Astro - and to experience the crowd going gently wild at London’s O2. Here are some of the videos we put together for the band as they made their way across the UK and Amsterdam. We’ll be jumping aboard another UB40 tour leg soon - stay tuned!

Official Music Video - Shapeshifter "Oculus"

Here it is!
OUR MUSIC VIDEO FOR SHAPESHIFTER "OCULUS" - filmed in September 2017 on location in Christchurch with producer +/ Shapeshifter Sam Trevethick and a troupe of fine dancers from Identity Dance Company Ltd.  

Taken from Shapeshifter's latest "Stars" LP, Oculus is a tribute to the ability of music and dance to uplift.
For Shapeshifter tour dates check: www.shapeshifter.co.nz/tour

TUKI Festival - Glendhu Bay, Wanaka

What a blast! 
Thanks TUKI Festival for having us along to film + interview an outstanding line-up. From treasured personal favourites like The Phoenix Foundation + UMO to new encounters such as Aaradhna, Marlon Williams, Lips, Maala and more, TUKI festival delivered great set after great set.  We filmed a portion of each set and then interviewed the artists about their upcoming year in music, their experience of TUKI + then threw in a few curveball queries...  

The TUKI crew were welcoming + so hospitable.  Much aroha to the organisers, Lake Wanaka SouNZ.  Profits made from the festival go directly back into future events and the Wanaka community.  Since the first festival put together by the non-profit group in 1998, more than $118,000 has been put back into supporting music, youth, and the environment within the region.

It was also our son Theo's first festival - and he not only survived it like a champ, he seemed to really get into it!  And of course, last but not least, thanks to Aerial Vision for coming aboard to film and capture some drone footage! It's always great to work alongside this duo.

#tukifestival #lovelivemusic 

Marlon Williams charming the crowd with a fantastic band backing him. This set was the start of a 60 shows for Marlon.

Marlon Williams charming the crowd with a fantastic band backing him. This set was the start of a 60 shows for Marlon.

Interviewing these babes Anika Moa + Mel Parsons - what a blast. 

 Anthonie Tonnon at the mic's helm after his Forest stage set

Theo! Our little man on high watching Marlon Williams' set. His first festival of many.

Theo! Our little man on high watching Marlon Williams' set. His first festival of many.

UMO - Unknown Mortal Orchestra were phenomenal.

Theo's first festival! That's right, our little man was there for the festivities and was a champion. 

Sound crew at The Forest Stage

TUKI! We loved being a part of the festival - all the crew were efficient + onto it, and it felt stress free.  

The Upbeats #NOSLEEPTILJAPAN

It's hard to believe we're finished this leg of our journey with The Upbeats!  What a time.  It was such a privilege to get to know this crew and document this collaboration project with The Upbeats, Noisia and Kitty Izu Studio. Filming goals.
どうもありがとう Japan!  We also captured many stills along the way - here are a few of them.
Much aroha + thanks to The Upbeats. 

'Everybody Knows' Official Music Video - The Black Seeds

Merry Chrimbo! Happy Holidays!
A special release just in time for fiesta season - the Official Music Video for the latest single from The Black Seeds "Everybody Knows". We filmed this on a stunner of a Wellington day.
Many thanks to The Black Seeds, Dawn Creative, The Makers Initiative + Wellington for their help in making this one heck of a feel-good, summer-vibing vid.

#summersounds #theblackseeds

'Tis the Season - WETA X-MAS PARTY 2017

Ho Ho Ho!
'Tis the start of the Silly Season - and this is the most exciting and lavish Christmas Office Party out there. We were there to capture some of the excitement, with music by the likes of The Phoenix Foundation, Estere, and visuals by Lady Lazer Light. 
Party brought, by KoKo Creative.

Great Barrier Starscapes - Astrophotography Workshop, GBI

The Renegade Peach Project's Mark Russell flew over to Great Barrier Island this weekend to host an astrophotography workshop for GBI residents.  The photography and star enthusiasts learnt more about their cameras' manual settings and were able to experiment with them.  Due to poor weather conditions we weren't able to photograph outside, but each participant left equipped with the know-how and practical workshop experience to capture the stars in their own time.  

Great feedback for those involved, and looking forward to future workshops (and to seeing some of those starscapes!)

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Behind the Scenes - SHAPESHIFTER 'Oculus' Official Music Video

Here are some behind the scenes photos from filming the official music video for SHAPESHIFTER's new track 'Oculus'.  We teamed up with the Shapeshifter crew, drone masters Aerial Vision and three amazingly talented dancers from Identity Dance Company Ltd. and went down to Christchurch to capture some ridiculously smooth choreography in some fantastic locations. 

Keep you posted.

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'Colours of the Night' - exhibiting at Tutere Gallery, Kapiti Coast

We are very pleased that Tutere Gallery in Waikanae Beach is exhibiting a selection of Mark's astrophotography as part of the Kapiti Arts Trail. 

There are 9 framed photographs up featuring the celestial wonders above Great Barrier Island and Kapiti Island.  The photographs will be exhibited until 04 November. 

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