View From Olympus Documentary

Feature length documentary by Geoofrey Cawthorne and Richard Riddiford. The film covers approximately one year of life and music of John Psathas and includes the following artists; Warren Maxwell. Shown in six parts:


Interview on No Man's Land 

The No Man’s Land Project is an 80-minute live cinematic concert, a deeply moving multi-media work that spans generations, continents, cultures and beliefs, and reflects on the devastating impact and futility of war. Commissioned from acclaimed New Zealand composer John Psathas, The No Man’s Land Project was premiered as a centrepiece of New Zealand’s First World War commemorations in 2016. John talks about how this complex and immersive work was brought to life.


Interview with Serj Tankian

John and Serj meet for the first time at the first rehearsal of Elect the Dead Symphony with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra



The Little Bushman Documentary

The Gravy's special episode on the collaboration between Wellington group Little Bushman and the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. Featuring Warren Maxwell (vocals, keyboard, sax, guitar, harmonica), Rick Cranson (drums), Joe Callwood (guitars), Tom Callwood (bass, violin). Conducted by Hamish McKeich. Arrangements by John Psathas. Performed in the Auckland Town Hall on July 13th 2008. Song List; Karanga, The Seed, Frolick, Holy Ground, Little Bird (&reprise), Nature of Man, Corrupt Demeanour, Where We Get Born, Pendulum, War, Jimi. Doco produced by Sticky Pictures. In three parts: