Bond director Lee Tamahori working on Kiwi anti drink-driving ad

December 15th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI  

Wellington, December 15 (ANI): Lee Tamahori, who directed the twentieth James Bond movie Die Another Day in 2002, is now working on a new anti drink-driving ad for the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA).

NZTA spokesperson Andy Knackstedt confirmed that that filmmaker is working on the commercial but did not reveal further details because its screening date would not be “before the middle of next year.”

“The advert in question is a drink-driving advertisement - its message is don”t drink and drive, the NZPA quoted Knackstedt as telling Sunday News.

Though the amount for Tamahoris advertisement remained undisclosed, Knackstedt revealed that the NZTA’’s budget for the 2009 anti-drink-driving campaign for the entire media was 3.3 million dollars.

Tamhori, who began his career as a commercial artist and photographer in the late 1970s, shot to fame after directing Once Were Warriors in 1994. (ANI)

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