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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


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Congratulations to our members who made the finals of The New Zealand Writers Guild Script Writer Awards and Unproduced Script Competition! The finalists are: Best Director Feature Film Shoshana McCallum, Natalie Medlock - Daisy Chain April Phillips - Blind Eye Best Feature Film Ja ...read more.

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Miranda Harcourt has stepped into the unknown with her first feature film as director. The Changeover is a commercial movie aimed at young adults - a first for New Zealand. Due for release in New Zealand 28 September, the film is an adaptation of a Margaret Mahy novel, and tells the story of tr ...read more.

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Here's some hot-off-the-press news for those heading to the Big Screen Symposium: Kylie du Fresne will be examining her 20-year business and creative relationships with Goalpost Pictures partners Rosemary Blight and Ben Grant: how they started out and the creative and financial divisions in t ...read more.

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A round of applause please, for our many members who made it into the regional finals for Best Female Director of the HP48HOURS! Below is a list of all the finalists in the main regions, and you'll find a list of all nominees here. Image/ a still from Snow Country For Cold Elves AUCK ...read more.

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