Doc Edge and Rei Foundation funding docos for a youthful audience
Here's an exciting opportunity and challenge for documentary makers! Doc Edge, in partnership with Rei Foundation Limited is offering the Rangatahi Film Fund, an innovative new fund for short do ...read more.
How Game of Thrones redefined female roles on television
Ahead of the Game of Thrones final series trailer, the NZ Herald notes how the show redefined the way we see women on screen. Iain Glen, who plays Ser Jorah Mormont, says that "Right from t ...read more.
Hollywood embraces diversity but why are female director jobs still sparse?
Two weeks ago, the big movie studios showcased their 2019 lineups for multiplex executives, and diversity shone through! However, The New York Times laments, while moviegoers are responding ...read more.
The forgotten women of film production
The meticulous, exhausting work of hand-colouring film was one of the first careers in film production available to artistic women, and they came to dominate the field at the turn of the 20th ce ...read more.
Cannes film company seeks NZ partnerships for eco doco
Cannes-based Sevana Films seeks partnerships (co-producer, broadcaster, investor) in New Zealand to support its latest project Vahine Whaiwhai, a documentary on women who fight for ecology in th ...read more.
NZCS gender diversity initiative
We're delighted that the New Zealand Cinematographers Society has set in motion an initiative aiming to increase the number of women in the camera community! With support from the NZFC, the NZCS ...read more.
NZFC initiates funding for Kiwi interactive and games content
If you have great ideas for creating interactive content that's focused on strong and original New Zealand stories, here's the perfect funding opportunity! The New Zealand Film Commission's Inte ...read more.
Remembering Agnes Varda
We loved this touching personal tribute to director Agnès Varda by Laila Hashemi from our sister chapter, Women in Film LA. We love the photo too - that's Agnès, standing on the man's bac ...read more.