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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


In the news...


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Jun

Ah, the tables are turned... and it makes for an amusing, effective watch! Our sister chapter across the Pacific, Women in Film LA, has launched Flip The Script, a comedy series that does just that to the issue of gender parity. The comedic, short-form series - which premiered at WIF LA's Crysta ...read more.

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Jun

Earlybird registrations are now open for New Zealand's speediest filmmaking competition - HP48HOURS - and there's an extra reason for WIFT directors to take up the challenge. The Gaylene Preston/WIFT Award is a $1000 cash prize (plus free WIFT membership) for the Best Female Director winner. Las ...read more.

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24

Jun

Directors, get your applications in now - this is a valuable chance to learn from an uber-talented director. DEGNZ is hosting a feature documentary directing masterclass and project consultation with British director Lucy Walker, to be held in Auckland. Cost: DEGNZ members free; Non-members ...read more.

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Jun

WIFTer Gina Dellabarca wants to encourage all members to get their short films in, pronto, for the final submission deadline of Show Me Shorts 2017 - July 1. The festival is seeking short films between two and 20 minutes long, from Aotearoa and around the globe. New Zealand music videos between o ...read more.

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22

Jun

The first two episodes of Cleverman season two debuted at the Sydney Film Festival earlier this month - and what a list of talented WIFT members (and other women) involved! The critically acclaimed TV drama series is a co-production between Australia's Goalpost Pictures and New Zealand's ...read more.

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