Andy traveled to Sydney to celebrate the premiere of "The King" along with film director Ursula Grace Williams. The film premiered as part of the Sydney Film Festival at the Sydney State Theatre on June 9th and had a second screening on June 10th. Following the short film Andy took to the state and wowed the audience of over 1400 with his rendition of two classic Elvis songs "Always On My Mind" and "Good Luck Charm". Andy Stankovich with film director Ursula Grace Williams
To coincide with the premiere of "The King" at the Sydney Film Festival, Andy released a single featuring the original live recordings used in the film. The two-track single includes live recordings from Andy's "One Night With You" tour in 2015 and features a collection of some of New Zealand's finest musicians. The single is available for purchase or streaming online via iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon and Google Play.
New Zealand filmmaker Lee Tamahori (Mahana, Once Were Warriors) has selected his pick of finalists for the New Zealand International Film Festival's annual New Zealand's Best Short Film Competition. The six finalists are Spring Jam (dir: Ned Wenlock), Cradle (dir: Damon Duncan), Wait (dir: Yamin Tun), Shmeat (dir: Matasila Freshwater), Judgment Tavern (dir: Dean Hewison), and The King (dir: Ursula Grace Williams). "It's always tricky choosing finalists," says Tamahori. "Excel