Featured Member Profile

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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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 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...


Tue

21

Mar

This remarkable debut feature film, Bonfire, recently screened at the Maoriland Film Festival, and it's coming to the capital tomorrow for a one-off screening and Q&A at Park Road Post with first-time director Dmitrii Davydov. Bonfire was made in just 15 days with mainly non-professio ...read more.

Tue

21

Mar

New WIFT member Rose Archer is proud to share two documentary shorts she's worked on, which traverse the subjects of New Zealand and international politics. Water for Gold Water for Gold tells the alarming story of how international trade law is leading us to trade our most basic rig ...read more.

Tue

21

Mar

Don't miss out! There are only a couple of spaces left for this valuable masterclass, running on Saturday and Sunday... On March 25 and 26, WIFT member and celebrated filmmaker Leanne Pooley is running a two-day masterclass in Auckland to share the lessons she's learnt in 25 years as a ...read more.

Tue

21

Mar

The second feature from Tusi Tamasese (The Orator), One Thousand Ropes is the story of Maea, a father reconnecting with his youngest daughter and together putting to rest the ghosts that haunt them. She arrives vulnerable: badly beaten and heavily pregnant. He struggles with the inne ...read more.

Tue

21

Mar

From one man trying to turn lives around through education, to a snot-gobbling baddy (yes, really), we're continually impressed by the diversity of projects WIFT members get involved in - so we're encouraging you to get behind those who are currently crowdfunding for their latest endeavours. ...read more.

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