Record levels of diversity on and behind the camera
And on the brighter side, The New York Times reveals that a Directors Guild of America report has found that for the very first time, 50% of TV episodes in 2018/19 were directed by women or peop more.
New UK guidelines for directing simulated sex and nudity scenes
Directors UK has launched a new set of guidance for directing scenes featuring nudity and simulated sex - the first of their kind in the UK. Click here for the links to download the guides. more.
Prepare for Doc Edge Pitch 2020
Doc Edge is on the look out for  the next great NZ documentary, so get your submissions in for Doc Edge Pitch 2020. Up to 15 projects will be selected- you could be one of them! In rec more.
Festival seeks island-themed films and docos
A friend of WIFT NZ alerted us to the fact that New Zealand is made up of several islands, ergo films about New Zealand could qualify for the Isle De Groix Film Festival! We encourage you to more.
Check out the Mobile Film Festival Official Selection
The Official Selection of the international Mobile Film Festival is out so take a few minutes (50 if you want to see them all!) and check them out! Themed ACT NOW on climate change, each fil more.
Series Mania Forum call for projects
If you're currently involved in the creation and/or production of a series, and want the opportunity to pitch your project at Series Mania Forum 2020, here's your chance! Series Mania Forum is c more.
Does your project qualify for the Feature Lab in Italy?
Calling all emerging directors and producers! Are you at an advanced stage of developing your first or second feature project? Then you're eligible to apply for the Feature Lab at the 2020 editi more.
The Oscar contenders and gender parity
The Guardian has dug deep into the data and revealed some uncomfortable truths about Hollywood's gender parity involving this year's Oscar awards contenders: the three youngest best actor hopefu more.