Demystifying Lighting

Demystifying Lighting

Posted Tuesday 20 Sep 2022

WIFTNZ, KEL - PLS and FAT Lighting have teamed up for this Auckland workshop. Here's your chance to find out how to overcome the most common hurdles with lighting. Demystifying lighting and dollies will help with your understanding and efficiency.

  • Do you want to know more about lighting and dollies?
  • Do you have questions about the roles and responsibilities of gaffers and grips?
  • Would you like more insight into the things you're asked to pay for?

This is a workshop for producers, directors, production managers, production assistants, technical crew and anyone else on set who wishes to increase their knowledge.

Join Chris McKenzie (KEL - PLS), Sophie Lloyd (Gaffer), Matt Suttle and Tracey Cochrane (FAT Lighting) for an illuminating evening!

WIFT members free; non members $15 cash - includes wine, and there will be bites to eat from the Craft Kitchen!


Time: 6:00pm networking for a 6:30pm start 
Date: Wednesday 21 September
FAT Lighting, 7/489 Rosebank Rd, Avondale, Auckland

Date: Wednesday 21 Sep 2022
Location: FAT Lighting, 7/489 Rosebank Rd, Avondale, Auckland
Time: 6:00pm drinks for a 6:30pm start


Upcoming events...

Wednesday 03 Jul 2024

What can VFX and animation offer to live-action filmmakers?

WIFTNZ and DEGANZ have teamed up for this exciting Wellington workshop. Here's your chance to understand the transition from live action to animation or VFX. Demystifying the creative process, the art form and the terminology, this workshop will give you the information you need to expand your vision successfully!

Join for an illuminating evening with this talented group of panelists: Senior Lecturer Lala Rolls, Director Jo Luping, Director Loren Taylor and Director and Technical Artist, Raqi Syed.

  • Are you looking to include animation or VFX into your next project?
  • Do you want to save time and money by learning what you need to know beforehand?
  • Would you like to ask all your questions now, so you can be smart when the times comes?

This is a workshop for directors, producers, the production team, and anyone else who wishes to increase their knowledge!

Date: July 3

Time: 6 pm drinks, 6:30 pm start.

Venue: 129 Park Rd. Miramar.

WIFT NZ and DEGANZ members FREE, non-members $20, students $10, includes wine and nibbles.


Thursday 04 Jul 2024

Women in Camera

Celebrating Women in Camera

Join WIFT for an enlightening exploration through the lens of women in camera. Join these talented women, Cinematographers Tammy Williams, and Nani Conforte with 1st AC Kirsten Green, Moderated by Managing Director of FAT Lighting, Tracey Cochrane.

  1. Opportunities and challenges for women cinematographers.
  2. Their thoughts of the evolving landscape of cinematography and the avenues for career advancement.
  3. How their lived experiences and perspectives as women bring depth and authenticity to their craft.
  4. What initiatives they feel are needed to balance the scales in their field.

Date: Thursday. 4 July

Time: 6 pm doors open, 6:30 pm start.

Venue: FAT Lighting, 7H/489 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland 1026

WIFT NZ members FREE, non-members $20, students $10, includes wine and nibbles.



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