The QANTAS Film & Television Awards 2010

Beth Allen - QANTAS film and television awards 2010

This evening (well morning in the UK!) was the hottest awards night in New Zealand, it was the QANTAS Film and Television Awards held at Auckland’s Civic Theatre. Check out the cool snaps above of some of our favourite cast members who have been in The Tribe! Photos are © Throng, who gave a great commentary of the event via Twitter.

Beth Allen, Lee Donoghue (Shortland Streets Dr Brooke Freeman and Hunter McKay) and Antonia Prebble (Loretta West in Outrageous Fortune) were present at the ceremony. Don’t they all just look stunning. I’m loving Beth Allen’s dress, long and flowwy. Antonia Prebble’s sparkling party frock and Lee Donoghue is looking sharp in his suit!

Unfortunately Beth Allen did not win the New Idea People’s Choice award she was nominated for (it went to Paul Henry), but hey she’s the real winner in our books! Miriama Smith (Kaitangata Twitch) also lost out in the Best Supporting Actress award she was nominated for, it went to Lisa Chappell (The Cult).
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Reservoir Hill : Series 2 Has Begun

Beth Page Chote in Reservoir Hill - Everyone Lies

The second series of New Zealand’s interactive drama Reservoir Hill, which stars Beth Page Chote in the lead role, has already kicked off! You may remember Beth Chote from her role as Lottie way back in series 5 of The Tribe, in Reservoir Hill she plays Beth Connolly.

The second season of Reservoir Hill, subheaded ‘Everyone Lies’ seems to be more darker… In series 1 [here's a spoiler peeps!] Beth (the character) found out that she really was ‘the bad girl’ Tara and that she had been brainwashed into believing that she was Beth Connolly. She was converted into Beth to reform her of her wicked ways, but it looks like the past will catch up on her as series 2 sees Beth move back in with her (Tara’s) original family…

If you live in New Zealand be sure to visit the official website and watch the episodes and interact with Beth! It’s all well and good for peeps living in New Zealand, but if you’re not in New Zealand, you can still check out some awesome RH stuff at Dreamspace. As a new part of the RH experience you can explore the dreams that Beth is having, get into her subconscious and see what is haunting her. The Dreamspace is pretty awesome and worth checking out!

Reservoir Hill Returning For Second Series…

Reservoir Hill's Beth Connolly played by Beth Chote

The hit New Zealand interactive series Reservoir Hill, which starred Beth Chote (Lottie in The Tribe 5) in the lead role of Beth Connolly will return for a second series in September!

Production for the series will begin in August 2010. The series is shot weekly as the storyline is interactive. You can read more info on the series renewal at the NZHerald online. View our previous Reservoir Hill articles by clicking here.

There is no broadcast/release date announced for the first episode of series 2 of Reservoir Hill, and who knows, maybe it will broadcast on TV aswell as online this time round (the first series was broadcast online only with a screening of all episodes later appearing on TV).

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Beth Chote on Reservoir Hill's Emmy Win...


Beth Chote who played the lead role in the online TVNZ teen drama Reservoir Hill has spoken about the series’ recent Emmy award win. In an interview with Jacqueline Smith for the NZ Herald Beth talks about the experience of working on the series, she also mentions she’s currently working in a cafe while auditioning for further work. Read the interview online here or below. Continue reading…

Reservoir Hill Wins Emmy!

Reservoir Hill - Thomas Robins and David Stubbs receive Digital Emmy Award

You may remember the news about Reservoir Hill being nominated for a Digital Emmy, well the series won! Beth Chote (who played Lottie in The Tribe series 5) starred in the series as the lead character Beth Connolly. The series also had a guest appearance by Calen Maivas Paris (Mega in The Tribe 4 & 5).
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According to Stuff.co.nz:

In a statement released shortly afterward, International Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences president Bruce Paisner said New Zealand had made history by winning its first International Emmy.

Unfortunately Beth was not there at the ceremony, in Cannes – France, to pick up the award with the Reservoir Hill team. Creators Thomas Robins and David Stubbs were in attendance to pick up their award, I’m sure they are over the moon after the hard work that went into the series – congrats to the team on their landmark win!

Maybe this great news could see the production of a second series? Reservoir Hill, like The Tribe, was filmed in Wellington (around Porirua’s Aotea block) and featured local talent. Lucky New Zealand viewers can catch Reservoir Hill as a feature-length version on TV2 on 16th May at 12.00pm. The episodes can also still be seen online by New Zealand residents at TVNZ.

To view all past articles on Reservoir Hill, click here.

Reservoir Hill Nominated For Digital Emmy Award

Reservoir Hill - Digital Emmy Award Nomination - Beth Chote
Online TVNZ drama Reservoir Hill, which starred Beth Chote (who played Lottie in The Tribe) in the lead role, has been nominated for an Emmy in the International Digital Emmy Awards. The series is nominated in the ‘Digital Program – Children & Young People’ category.

The series was an interactive online drama, following the character Beth Connolly as she settled into a new community and school. There were eight episodes in total, viewers interacted with Beth via texting and Bebo.

Best of luck to the Reservoir Hill team. The winner will be announced ahe awards on April 12th 2010 at a special ceremony at MIPTV in Cannes (maybe Beth Chote will be jetting off to Cannes with the Reservoir Hill team?). There are articles about the nomination here and here.

Calen Paris In Reservoir Hill?

Calen Paris in Reservoir Hill
I’m pretty sure it’s Calen Maiava Paris (The Tribe’s Mega) who cropped up to spook Beth Connolly (played by Beth Chote, Tribe 5′s Lottie) in episode 5 of Reservoir Hill. What do you think was it Calen? Judge for yourself in a video clip from the episode…
YouTube Preview ImageThe episode itself was a good one, Beth Chote is dressed up pseudo goth/emo like for the party… She looks great. Catch Reservoir Hill from the beginning here.

Reservoir Hill : Beth Chote Interview : Good Morning

You’ll be forgiven for thinking this was a Reservoir Hill fansite, but I just love the series! On November 30th, Beth Chote and the series creators David Stubbs & Thomas Robins appeared together on the Good Morning show on TVNZ, here’s what they had to say about making Reservoir Hill…
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Quiet interesting the timeframe they are given to write and make the new content for the series. Beth Chote is definitely enjoying the role and the challenge of the series. Good on her, she’s fab in the show!

Reservoir Hill : Don't Miss Out!

Reservoir Hill's Beth Connolly played by Beth Chote

With thanks to KiwiFruit2009 you can watch Reservoir Hill, New Zealand’s awesome new interactive series starring Beth Chote, on YouTube! Check the first episode out below…
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I have to say I’m really enjoying this series, it’s a shame TVNZ only allow it to be viewable in New Zealand… Continue reading…

Reservoir Hill : Beth on Beth...

Reservoir Hill - Beth Chote as Beth Connolly

We’ve received some cool promotional stuff for Reservoir Hill from TVNZ, check it out below, new pics plus some quotes from Beth Chote about the series and her character Beth Connolly.
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