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Jan Hellriegel - music publisher/supervisor


Jan Hellriegel has been consumed by music for more than 30 years as a singer/songwriter, and now also as a player behind the scenes. She founded licensing & supervision specialist Aeroplane Music Services, and more recently has developed ‘new-school’ music publisher Songbroker.    read more >



 

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WIFT NZ, Women in Film and Television Incorporated, is an organisation with over 600 members working in film, television and associated industries which works to support growth and sustainability in the screen industries with a particular emphasis on equal opportunity and participation for women. WIFT NZ belongs to a global network and runs a full and varied programme of workshops, events, mentoring and internships; offers a varied range of purchasing discounts; issues a regular newsletter and provides networking, research, advocacy, information and support services.
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2016 WIFT NZ Awards


Read the full Winners List here.


Jane Wrightson, Chief Executive Officer of New Zealand On Air, winner of the Great Southern Film & Television Award for Outstanding Contribution to New Zealand Screen Industry.

Wift Award Winner 2016

Leanne Pooley, winner of The South Pacific Pictures Award for Achievement in Film.

Wift Award Winner 2016

Bettina Hollings, winner of The Queenstown Camera Company Entrepreneurship Award

Wift Award Winner 2016

Philly de Lacey, winner of The Images & Sound Award for Success in Television

Wift Award Winner 2016

Desray Armstrong, winner of Fulcrum Media Finance Woman to Watch Award

Wift Award Winner 2014

Hinewehi Mohi, winner of Te Puni Kōkiri Te Reo Māori Champion Award

Wift Award Winner 2016

Leonne Kassler, winner of The Professional Lighting Services Award for Unsung Heroine of the NZ Screen Industry


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Named after the Greek goddess of wisdom (among many other things, because she was a killer multitasker), the New York-based Athena Film Festival is a weekend of inspiring films that tell the extraordinary stories of strong, bold women leaders from all walks of life. They're now c ...read more.

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The NZ International Film Festival has just announced the first eight films in its 2017 line-up, and we're delighted to see that WIFT member Gaylene Preston's doco My Year with Helen is among the films featured. Co-produced by fellow WIFTer Catherine Madigan, the film was made w ...read more.

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WIFTer Paula Jones is coordinating the annual Screen Edge Forum (which begins this Friday, people!) and would love to remind members that time is running out to join a stellar line-up of world-leading industry innovators at the event. Read on for the lowdown... WELLINGTON, May 19, Park Road ...read more.

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Big ups to our members at Notable Pictures, Warner Bros and Imagination TV - their projects are among those to secure NZ On Air funding in the final round before the funding model gets a radical revamp. Funding details: Design Junkies, 6 x 1hr  broadcast plus 20 x 10 mins online, War ...read more.

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