Sunday, 19 March 2017
Established in 2007, Hitz International is a collection of professionally trained action specialists comprised from around the world, of 2nd Unit Directors, stunt coordinators, stuntmen, fight and wire choreographers, horse masters and actors. You can find Hitz members in the major motion picture industry, feature films, television tv series, commercials, video games and websites worldwide.
We have the newly released trailer for SS Rajamouli's Baahubali 2 - Releasing in theaters April 28. With Lee Whittaker as second Unit Director, Andy Hric as horse master and Roman Jankovic as assistant horse master as well as other Hitz International core members participating we are excited to give you a look! To learn more about Baahubali 2 – the conclusion just link to the previous article on Hitz International.
Wednesday, 1 March 2017
Hitz International passes on congratulations to Larry Lam as Stunt Co-ordinator and Andrew Chin for work on the new Power Rangers movie. We have the new trailer right here! Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove and the world is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it’s too late, band together as the Power Rangers.
Hitz International passes on congratulations to Kyle Gardiner who was Australian Stunt Co-ordinator on the new Kong - Skull Island picture. We have a trailer for you to check out right here! A team of explorers and soldiers travel to an uncharted island in the Pacific, unaware that they are crossing into the domain of monsters, including the mythic Kong.
Congratulations to both Kyle Gardiner as Stunt Co-ordinator and Chan Griffin as Fight Co-ordinator on the new Alien Covenant movie. You can check out the trailer here! Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, a new chapter in his groundbreaking franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape. In Theatres - May 19, 2017
Monday, 13 February 2017
Have a look at the new trailer for Ghost in Shell. Set for release this March Hitz International is proud that our own Tim Wong served as the fight choreographer as well as the New Zealand Stunt Coordinator. Ghost in the Shell is an American epic science fiction action film directed by Rupert Sanders and written by Jamie Moss and Ehren Kruger, based on the Japanese manga of the same name by Masamune Shirow. The film stars Scarlett Johansson, Michael Pitt, Pilou Asbæk, Chin Han and Juliette Binoche. It will be released on March 31, 2017, in 2D, 3D and IMAX 3D.
Monday, 30 January 2017
Richard Bradshaw continues to impress with his work on Game of Thrones this year. Bradshaw is currently the Assistant Stunt Coordinator on this major series. Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, the first of which is A Game of Thrones. It is filmed at Titanic Studios in Belfast, on location in the United Kingdom, and in Croatia, Iceland, Malta, Morocco, Spain, and the United States. The series premiered on HBO in the United States on April 17, 2011, and its sixth season ended on June 26, 2016. The series was renewed for a seventh season, scheduled to premiere in mid-2017 with seven episodes. The series will conclude with its eighth season in 2018.
Congratulations to Kyle Gardiner and team for winning the Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding action performance by a stunt ensemble in a motion picture”. Kyle was the Stunt Coordinator on this project and no doubt the teams second to none work took this award as well as one for “Drama Series Stunt Ensemble”. Hitz International member Tim Wong was also a performer on the project
Hacksaw Ridge is a 2016 biographical war drama film about the World War II experiences of Desmond Doss, an American pacificist combat medic who was a Seventh-day Adventist Christian, refusing to carry or use a firearm or weapons of any kind. Doss became the first conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor, for service above and beyond the call of duty.
The film was directed by Mel Gibson and written by Andrew Knight and Robert Schenkkan, based on an earlier documentary about Doss, and stars Andrew Garfield as Doss, with Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths and Vince Vaughn in supporting roles. It was released in the United States on November 4, 2016, received positive reviews and has grossed $163 million worldwide.