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Sarah Hunter - director, creative producer, writer


Sarah came to the film world through print and photo journalism, and radio – and she’s always been driven by the power of telling our own stories. She works across film, photography, mobile and web, through her creative media company Transmit. Current projects include an interactive project with WW100 called Luck of the Draw, in which emerging creatives respond to the introduction of compulsory conscription in NZ in 1916, and being a pre-qualified supplier of video services for NZ Story Creative Collective.    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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There were Wilderpeople. There were Maidens Blushing. Danny Boyle popped in for a while. And last Saturday night at the Moas, we celebrated the NZ film industry's many talented people, and the wonderful stories they tell. We congratulate all the winners of the Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards ...read more.

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Not having a constant income makes it harder to to put your wellbeing first - we've all been there at one time or another. Yoga teachers Nikki Ralston and Eridani Baker come from artistic backgrounds, so they understand. That's why WIFT members can receive the student discount ($15 per ...read more.

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Are you an established producer, or an established and successful screen business? The NZ Film Commission wants to hear from you - they're now calling for applications for their Boost programme. Boost aims to accelerate the slates of active producers and enable successful screen businesses ...read more.

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Tax! Yes, we realise we lost some of you right there. But even if your heart whimpers like a bedraggled puppy (see above) at the thought of getting your head around changes in tax rules, hang in there. The IRD is changing how it administers schedular payments (that's freelancer/contrac ...read more.

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