The TV reviewing world is glowing about Jane Campion’s new miniseries, Top of the Lake.
A crime drama set in Queenstown, Top of the Lake features a large number of New Zealand actors (Robyn Malcolm, Jay Ryan, Matt Whelan, Madeleine Sami, Michelle Ang, Kip Chapman), as well as a couple of Hollywood stars in Holly Hunter (The Piano) and Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men).
While Top of the Lake does an incredible job showcasing our stunning landscapes and providing excellent opportunities for those working in television, the show is not, however, a New Zealand production. The series is produced by the Australian company See-Saw Films and despite not being filmed on the other side of the Tasman, was part funded by Screen Australia and Screen NSW for the BBC, UKTV and the Sundance Channel. Continue reading »