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Gaylene Preston, Director/ Writer/ Producer


Gaylene Preston's work reveals her commitment to telling New Zealand stories and includes feature films - Home by Christmas, Perfect Strangers, War Stories Our Mothers Never Told Us, Ruby and Rata and television series Bread and Roses, and Hope and Wire.    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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What jobs are becoming more common in film? And which are declining? To answer this, film data sleuth Stephen Follows studied the credits of 7,905 feature films which were released in North American cinemas between 2000 and 2018, inclusive. Click here to read more

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Actors, here's a fantastic opportunity to recharge your acting muscles. This twice weekly, five-week masterclass will train you to create believable characters and emotionally connected relationships on screen. Working in pairs with scripts, you'll learn the Art of Relating from acting ...read more.

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Script To Screen is bringing the Hamish Bennett workshop Storytelling with Compelling Characters to Wellington! Hamish is the writer and director of the acclaimed feature Bellbird, starring Annie Whittle and Marshall Napier (above), and in this workshop he will explore character and story ...read more.

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High fives to Roseanne Liang whose action horror flick will screen at the Toronto International Film Festival in September! The film, Shadow in the Cloud, stars Chloë Grace Moretz (pictured below) as a WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents who encounters an evil presence on her fligh ...read more.

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We love the way the Academy Cinema team keeps coming up with new creative ideas for engaging with their audience! Make the most of this latest one - for $25 per person, you can sign up to become an Academy Cinema member for one year and get perks such as discounted $12 tickets, freebies a ...read more.

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