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Jan Hellriegel - music publisher/supervisor


Jan Hellriegel has been consumed by music for more than 30 years as a singer/songwriter, and now also as a player behind the scenes. She founded licensing & supervision specialist Aeroplane Music Services, and more recently has developed ‘new-school’ music publisher Songbroker.    read more >



 

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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...


Thu

17

Aug

Get your skates on folks, there are only two more weeks left to enter the NZ TV Awards! There's a change to the Best Presenter category: it's been split into two categories, Best Presenter Entertainment and Best Presenter News and Current Affairs. Also, there are no official entries for the Telev ...read more.

Thu

17

Aug

Congratulations to writer/producer Tanya Wheeler - her children's sci-fi web series RESET took out Best Web Series at the Los Angeles Web Series Festival Global 2017. Tanya says the win was unexpected, as shows from the Children's category rarely win Best Web Series, and RESET was up against 86 ...read more.

Thu

17

Aug

WIFT member Libby Hakaraia, director of the Maoriland Film Festival, is asking for support from WIFTers to send 14 young Kiwis to lead Through Our Lens, a series of youth film making workshops in the Pacific. These rangitahi (youth) were chosen for their leadership qualities as well as their p ...read more.

Mon

07

Aug

Does your story, your characters or your project give voice to underrepresented perspectives? Then this opportunity is for you. The WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Screenwriting Competition is now open. The organisers looking for writers who can provide new and diverse perspectives for Ho ...read more.

Mon

07

Aug

It's another double-giveaway week, and we begin with a window into a rarely seen world. Director Maysaloun Hamoud's remarkable debut feature, In Between, is an energetic drama about three strong young Palestinian-Israeli women, sharing a flat in Tel Aviv. Existing flatmates Leila, a ...read more.

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