Taika Waititi talks about the making of What We Do in the Shadows

I LOVE What We Do in the Shadows, the 2014 horror-comedy mockumentary starring Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement, and Jonathan Brugh as three vampires living together in a modern-day Wellington, New Zealand. So naturally, I was very interested to know what Waititi had to say about it during his recent BAFTA talk, so here are some of his best quotes.

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Highlights from Taika Waititi’s BAFTA screenwriting lecture

On Saturday, writer/director/actor Taika Waititi stopped by BAFTA’s London headquarters to deliver their annual screenwriting lecture. However, Taika being Taika, it did not take its usual format. Find out more inside.

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What We Do In The Shadows: Film Review


I went to see this without any clue about what it is. All I knew was what the characters looked like from the poster, my New Zealand friend loved it and it was co-written, co-directed and starring Jemaine Clement from Flight of the Concords. I was pleasantly surprised. It was far more oddball and brilliantly funny that I expected.

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