A special WIFT NZ screening of The Justice of Bunny King

A special WIFT NZ screening of The Justice of Bunny King

Posted Monday 21 Jun 2021

Don't miss this very special WIFT NZ preview screening - before the official premiere!

Written by Sophie Henderson (Baby Done, Human Traces), produced by Emma Slade (Rage, Come To Daddy, The Changeover), and directed by Gaysorn Thavat, The Justice of Bunny King is a gritty tale of triumph over adversity about women fighting their way…

Monday
26
Jul
2021

The Director-Editor relationship WTN

Posted Monday 21 Jun 2021

The Director-Editor relationship 

The Content: How does a director find the right editor? At which point in the process do you bring the editor in? Understanding the parameters of each role and making sure your contract reflects that. Who has creative say? How important are the editor’s fresh pair of eyes? How do the directors…

Thursday
29
Jul
2021
Speed Dating for Writers, Directors & Producers

Speed Dating for Writers, Directors & Producers

Posted Monday 21 Jun 2021

Here is your opportunity to pitch your ideas and skills to each other! Producers, even if your slate is full, it isn’t a waste of time to meet new talent, or hear ideas that knock it out of the park. Writers/directors you may attend as a team.

Producers will be split into four groups:

  • Producers,…
Saturday
21
Aug
2021
Sustaining a screen industry career in Christchurch

Sustaining a screen industry career in Christchurch

Posted Thursday 22 Jul 2021

Pursuing a career in one’s place of residence is a necessity rather than desire for many of us, so we offer our Christchurch members a workshop aiming to explore what that entails. We'll have a panel discussion folowed by a Q+A session. 

Some of the topics and questions the panel will explore are:

  • What does…
Wednesday
25
Aug
2021

Story Sovereignty and Cultural Safety

Posted Thursday 22 Jul 2021

Having control over one’s stories and the right to determine the direction of these stories is an essential and ongoing korero. We're bringing this important and multi-layered conversation about Story Sovereignty and Cultural Safety to Wellington. 

Some of the topics and questions the panel will explore are:

  • What is Story Sovereignty and is there a…
Wednesday
25
Aug
2021

Programme is brought to you with generous support from the NZ Film Commission and Foundation North.