Taika Waitit-ism & What He Does in the Shadows

Found a kiwi music video I like (from five years ago) and it stars visual artist, actor, writer and director Taika Waititi in his own side-scroller:

He’s kinda of a national treasure here in New Zealand. I remember meeting him at the KING OF KONG screening with Daisy that one time…should have taken a selfie. But the very first time I saw Taika’s talent was in his 2004 48Hour Furious Filmmaking Competition submission where he and Loren Horsley embodied several amusing characters:

On top of creating award-nominated films, orchestrating visually ingenious music videos, and having his own Wikipedia page; this fella was cordially invited to present himself at a prestigious TED conference!

The man is good, I tell ya. Here is his newest film soon to be released, and it looks bloody hilarious:

The official trailer for the New Zealand vampire comedy “What We Do in the Shadows, directed by Jemaine Clement & Taika Waititi, about three vampire flatmates coping with the modern world.

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To reiterate:

What We Do in the Shadows

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~ by Fionnlagh on May 28, 2014.

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