Oho Ake (single screen)


"With noir-inflected, comic book style composition and storytelling, Oho Ake is a five-part fiction that uses autobiography and sci-fi to communicate themes of urban and technological alienation in a dystopic dream-sequence set in suburban New Zealand." - from an essay by Rebecca Boswell.


Written, Directed and Animated by Rangituhia Hollis
Sound by Daniel Campbell-McDonald
Music by Shannon Coulomb
Assistant Animators: Simey Chhean, Aj Shirley, Natanahira Tuiasau-Makoare
Produced in partnership with Manurewa High School, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland
Commissioned by Te Tuhi, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland
Documentary footage filmed and edited by Ian Powell

Oho Ake was commissioned by Te Tuhi as part of the exhibition THE HIVE HUMS WITH MANY MINDS (12 March – 29 May 2016).