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Scott Wills: A multi award-winner...

Interview – 2010

Scott Wills began his screen career in the early 90s, with appearances in soap Shortland Street and in short films including Ouch, Permanent Wave and The Hole. In 2000, Wills was nominated for two acting awards (one for Ouch and the other for his supporting part in romantic comedy Hopeless) and also starred in feature film Stickmen, a role which earned him the award for Best Actor at the 2001 New Zealand Film Awards. Wills followed Stickmen with a run of television performances, including Interrogation and Doves of War.

In this ScreenTalk, Wills talks about:

  • His early work with Danielle Cormack’s underwear
  • His personal nightmare at the premiere of Hopeless
  • His thoughts on improving the NZ Film and TV awards
  • Why he spent time with policemen from Auckland Central CIB
  • What it was like working on big budget feature Perfect Creature
  • How he crafted his award-winning performance in Apron Strings
  • An insight into his disturbing character Saul in The Cult
This video was first uploaded on 9 March 2010, and is available under this Creative Commons licence. This licence is limited to use of ScreenTalk interview footage only and does not apply to any video content and photographs from films, television, music videos, web series and commercials used in the interview.
Interview, Camera and Editing – James Coleman