Photos with Ant Timpson
Ant Timpson was born in Auckland, New Zealand. He grew up watching films at The Crystal Palace theatre in Epsom, Auckland. After being expelled from Otago University for heresy, he began a lifelong career in all facets of the film industry. Since the mid 80s he has rolled ice-creams, exhibited pornography, programmed cult films, produced television and feature films. His distribution company releases specialist product to NZ audiences. His 35mm print archive is the largest personal film archive in the Southern Hemisphere. He launched 'The Incredibly Strange Film Festival' in 1994. Read more... Festival. His national film event 48Hours began in 2003, it now attracts over 10,000 participants and features Sir Peter Jackson as mentor. Recently he conceived and produced the anthology series The ABCs of Death for Magnolia Pictures. He is married with two children.