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Rebekah Wilson - Software Developer


Rebekah is a self-taught software developer, skills she initially developed in the mid-90s while studying composition and technology at Victoria University. She has been an instrumental figure in the nascent field of Remote Collaboration over the Internet since the early 2000s as technical co-founder of US-based Source Elements.(http://source-elements.com/) She is offering a generous 10% discount to all WIFT members - get her details through our online membership contact book.    read more >



 

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WIFT NZ, Women in Film and Television Incorporated, is an organisation with over 500 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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We have a terrific giveaway for you this week - tickets to A UNITED KINGDOM which opens on December 8. Big thanks as always to Trigger Marketing and Madman for these generous giveaways which keep us going ALL year! So if Xmas gifts elude you, enter our competitions and it will be problem sol ...read more.

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Applications for the Aotearoa Short Film Lab close on Wednesday 14 December.  Apply today! The Aotearoa Short film Lab is a  prestigious hothouse mentoring scheme for screenwriters and aspiring screenwriters to workshop new ideas for short film. The Lab was established in ...read more.

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Submissions close : Friday December 9th - NO LATE ENTRIES. Make sure you submit entries for women who meet any of the award criteria! Finalist Nominees Announced: Friday December 16th Tickets on Sale: Friday December 16th Awards Night: Saturday February 18th 2017 ASB Showground ...read more.

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We are delighted to congratulate two WIFT members who picked up awards at the recent SPADA conference. New Filmmaker of the Year went to director, writer and producer Yamin Tun.  Yamin won a scholarship prize in the 48 hour film competition to study film at Unitec. Since 2012, she has ...read more.

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You may not be aware that 5% of the WIFT membership is made up of male friends who support women in the screen industry, and we thank them for their engagement with us and their interest in gender balance. Two of those men, Thomas Sainsbury and David Gould have had recent wins and we celeb ...read more.

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