Posted Monday 09 Oct 2023
This event has been cancelled.
WIFT NZ brings you this special in-depth conversation with executive directors Sandy Gildea from the Screen Producers and Developers Association (SPADA) and Tui Ruwhui from the Directors and Editors Guild of Aotearoa New Zealand (DEGANZ). In their executive and advocacy roles in the screen industry, Sandy and Tui have a unique insight into successful producer-director collaborations. Join them to explore:
Moderator: Rouzie Hassanova
Rouzie Hassanova is an award-winning writer/ director based in Aotearoa New Zealand after 20 years in London. Currently freelancing as a Development Producer at Sweetshop & Green, Rouzie is also a creative leader with over 15 years of experience in international film finance, distribution, production, post-production and development. Having worked at Libertine Pictures, the New Zealand Film Commission, Great Southern TV, Mister Smith Entertainment, and HanWay Films, she brings market and storytelling insight.
Tui Ruwhiu (Ngāpuhi) started in TV as a production assistant working overseas, before setting up a line production company working in TV commercials. He went on to write, direct, produce and executive-produce in corporation communications, news and travel programming, then established a boutique marketing communications company. He returned to the screen industry primarily as a film producer, at the same time working as Executive Director at DEGANZ.
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WIFT NZ members FREE; Non-members $20, Students $10 cash at the door; includes wine and nibbles.
Date: Wednesday 11 Oct 2023
Location: Taia Studios, 4 Bay Rd, Kilbirnie, Wellington
Time: 6pm drinks for a 6:30pm start