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Tanya has worked as a journalist, teacher, editor… and writer. She started screenwriting in 2008 as a dare, and it quickly became her passion. She now writes full time and besides her own feature and TV projects, she has just landed a writing role with the Power Rangers Dino Charge production team.    read more >



 

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A one and a half minute film made by WIFT NZ 2010 Intern Ruth Dunphy.
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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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2014 WIFT NZ Awards – 26 February at Heritage Auckland Grand Tearoom

Congratulations to all our finalists and winners and a big thankyou to our MC, Stacey Morrison. Details of the awards, presenters and winners can be found here

Photographer: Andi Crown



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Tropfest New Zealand today announced the 16 gifted filmmakers whose films will screen to a live audience andjudging panel on Valentine's Day, February 14 at the TSB Bowl of Brooklands in New Plymouth, Taranaki. Big Congratulations to 5 WIFT members - Lisa Fothergill, Louise Hutt, Jaimee Po ...read more.

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Congratulations to WIFT member Jackie van Beek whose film UPHILL has been selected from 869 entries for the 10th anniversary WIFTI international showcase. Jackie also recently won Best Actor at the Show Me Shorts awards for her performance in the film, so a great start to the year for her and ...read more.

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    Sam from Trigger Marketing has sent us some double passes to a fab new French film ME, MYSELF AND MUM which is in NZ cinemas from February 5. This quirky, infectious and award winning French comedy was a huge box office smash in France, it won 5 Cesar Awards includin ...read more.

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After a stellar year, the Writers' Lab Aotearoa and FilmUp will both be back in 2015 - empowering talented filmmakers with programmes crafted to each individual. Make sure you'll be in a strong position to apply for these Script to Screen initiatives in the new year" 1. The Writers' Lab Ao ...read more.

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