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Lisa Ciniglio is a director at Mahony Film and Entertainment Insurance, an Auckland-based insurance brokerage specialising in insuring film and TV productions and other film-related businesses.   read more >



 

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WIFT NZ, Women in Film and Television Incorporated, is an organisation with over 900 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, and  mentoring; offers a varied range of purchasing discounts; issues a regular newsletter and provides networking, research, advocacy, information and support services.
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Wift Awards 2020

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Nov

A big round of applause to writer /director Matasila Freshwater who has won the 2019 SPADA New Filmmaker of the Year! Freshwater (pictured left) started out in the film industry as a consistent finalist in the 48 Hours Film Festival, she won best female director for her film, Rare Arcti ...read more.

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27

Nov

After so much edge-of-our-seat waiting, we can finally announce the winners of the Huawei Mate30 Pro New Zealand Television Awards 2019! A big congratulations to members who won awards, we've listed you below. NZ On Air Best Drama Series Kelly Martin, South Pacific Pictures for Westside ...read more.

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27

Nov

We're sure you know of some deserving women for this award and now is the time to get nominating! Kirsten Green (pictured right) won the Queenstown Camera Company Craft Award in 2018 - who will receive the Award in 2020? Click here to nominate! Nominations close at 3pm on Friday 20 ...read more.

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Nov

And on the brighter side, The New York Times reveals that a Directors Guild of America report has found that for the very first time, 50% of TV episodes in 2018/19 were directed by women or people of colour, a significant increase from 21% five years ago. Frustratingly though, the guild resea ...read more.

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Nov

Directors UK has launched a new set of guidance for directing scenes featuring nudity and simulated sex - the first of their kind in the UK. Click here for the links to download the guides.    

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