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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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Here's a sweet opportunity to win! Opening at selected New Zealand cinemas on 5 March, Honeyland is a portrait of a female beekeeper in the remote Macedonian countryside, and winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize for World Cinema Documentary. Filmmakers Stefanov and Kotevska filmed ...read more.

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Screen Production Lecturer / Kaiako @ SAE Auckland Are you an accomplished filmmaker keen to pass on your knowledge to the next generation of budding creatives? You must hold a Masters degree or be willing to undertake a Masters and have some tertiary teaching experience. Sound like you? C ...read more.

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One family. One weekend. One hell of a home video! It's wonderful to see Robin Murphy and Ness Simons' feature film Births Deaths and Marriages will be screening in local cinemas from 3 March! We were also pleased to hear that this independent Kiwi feature film had an all-fema ...read more.

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Screenwriters, sharpen your scripts! Online platform Filmarket Hub launches a new international screenwriting competition for English language TV pilots. The winner will be awarded with a 1,000€ cash prize (that's about NZD$1700) and will be offered a place in the final selection of projects ...read more.

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The three finalists for the first Trade Me New Zealand Innovator of the Year Award have been announced, and Aliesha Staples, of Staples VR, is one of them! Here's what TradeMe's promo said about her: "Aleisha is highly sought after, both locally and abroad, as a producer of AR/VR ...read more.

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