SXSW Film: What We Do in the Shadows

Along with Jemaine Clement, who was known for the SXSW 2006 favorite Flight of the Conchords, Waititi co-created the film version of What We Do in the Shadows, which screened at SXSW in 2015. The movie was eventually developed into an FX television series of the same name, which premiered at SXSW 2019 and went on to earn multiple Emmy Award nominations. Waititi went on to win the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar in 2020 for his film Jojo Rabbit, which was also nominated for Best Picture.

Jemaine Clement

Co-Director, What We Do in the Shadows.
Jemaine Clement is a musician, writer, and director from New Zealand, perhaps best known as one half of the musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords.

Taika Waititi

Co-Director, What We Do in the Shadows.
Taika Waititi is a writer, director, and actor. His credits include the Oscar winning Jojo Rabbit as well as the critically-acclaimed blockbuster, Thor: Ragnarok, for Disney, which made over $850 million worldwide.

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