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Dame Gaylene Preston, Director/ Writer/ Producer


Dame Gaylene Preston's work reveals her commitment to telling New Zealand stories. "I believe that the basic responsibility of New Zealand filmmakers is to make films principally for the New Zealand audience. If we don't, no-one else will."    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 and events; offers a varied range of purchasing discounts; issues a regular newsletter and provides networking, research, advocacy, information and support services.
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The December round is for production applications intended to appeal to general audiences. This is the third funding round of the financial year - there have already been two significant rounds for general and targeted audiences. NZOA says these first two rounds alone will likely see 72% of t ...read more.

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