James BOWMAN (1934 – )

Name

James Bowman

Gender

Male

Birthdate

1934

Biography

Graduated – London School of Film Technique, Covent Garden, London, UK 1967-69 Hon Dip

1969-70 Free lance in UK
Green River (river Thames)
Action (for Research into Crippling Diseases)

1971-1990 New Zealand National Film Unit, Wellington
Worked in the production department as production assistant, researcher, scriptwriter, editor, doc film director, production manager. Films in both 35mm and 16mm for tv and cinema release. In the main documentaries (tv and cinema) or some dramas (tv). Titles are “Two Artists”; “Te Rauparaha” “Not Just a Matter of Nuts and Bolts”; “Northland”; “Civil Defence training”; “The History of Flight in New Zealand” (3 part) “Excuse Me, Can you tell me why you’re on this Trip? “Queenstown” (tourist promotional); “A Small War on the Edge of Town” “The Bee King” “Chasing the Rainbow”

Retired to Havelock North in 2000 and since then have done numerous Hawkes Bay films – “Duart House”, “Stoneycroft”, “Keirunga Gardens”, “ The Walkway”, “Gisborne City Vintage Railway” (A Trip to Muriwai), ”Steam Train to Beach Loop”, The Best of Wa165”, “The Church“, “Puketapu Church”, ”A Trip Down Middle Road”, “That Unusual Woolshed”, “Art Deco HASTINGS”

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