Brian Brake at the NFU

  • An apprenticeship in "painting with light"

    Te Papa’s Lissa Mitchell on Brake’s formative period at the National Film Unit in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Read >
  • Brian Brake: Lens on the World

    This Te Papa exhibition is a major survey of Brake’s life’s work, from Monsoon to Mitre Peak. Find out more >
  • NZ On Screen NFU Collection

    For nearly 50 years the Film Unit filmed everything from wartime newsreels and tourism promos to historical TV epics. View here >
  • Archives New Zealand

    Archives New Zealand are the custodians of the NFU archive, including the films Brake made while working there. Find out more >