The Tony Williams Collection
Filmmaker Michael Heath reflects on his collaborations with Williams and NZ film champion Lindsay Shelton looks over his career. Read >
NZ On Screen biography
Biography on "arguably the finest" documentary-essayist in the history of New Zealand filmmaking. (Lawrence McDonald). Read >
"Can you guarantee me this won't backfire?"
Williams tells the colourful behind the scenes stories of his many films and ads, including convincing the suits to do Bugger. Watch >
Make 'em Laugh
A 2006 print interview in which Williams traverses 40 years of making commercials and gives his recipe for making great ads. Read >
Cowboys of Culture
In part two of this Kiwi 70s film renaissance doco, Williams discusses his Pacific Films apprenticeship and making Solo. Watch >
Williams discusses his formative time at Pacific Films in clips two and three of this John O’Shea tribute. Watch >
Many thanks to Tony Williams, Michael Heath, Lindsay Shelton, Craig Walters, the Film Archive, and the many rights holders and custodians who have made this collection possible.