From the desk of our Executive Director
We're very pleased to let you know that we've just received confirmation of two-year funding from Foundation North! We're very grateful on behalf of you all. With the three-year funding already ...read more.
Wifters win NZWG Seed Advanced grants
A big round of applause to Jackie van Beek and Armagan Ballantyne, recipients of the New Zealand Writers Guild's Seed Advanced Grants for 2019. We're looking forwrad to seeing their project ...read more.
WIN tickets to Happy Endings
We have 10 double passes to give away to Happy Endings, a cheeky, Nordic-star-studded romantic comedy about starting over later in life. Helle (Birthe Neumann) has been waiting forever for ...read more.
Nominate a deserving woman for the 2020 WIFT Awards!
Which woman in the screen industry have you always thought should win an award? She can't be recognised if you don't nominate her! Catherine Madigan (pictured right) won the 2018 Great South ...read more.
Wifters shine at NZ TV Craft Awards
Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 New Zealand Television Craft Awards! Mitchell Hawkes won Best Director: Multi Camera for You Are Us / Aroha Nui, MediaWorks (Three); Images & S ...read more.
New role for NZOA chief Jane Wrightson
Long-serving New Zealand On Air chief executive Jane Wrightson will be leaving the funding agency in January to take up a new role as the Retirement Commissioner. Jane has led NZOA for 12 years ...read more.
Catherine Fitzgerald Q&A on Bellbird
After a successful run at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Bellbird is due for release in New Zealand on 7 November, 2019. Produced by Catherine Fitzgerald and Orlando Stewa ...read more.
Shortland St wins TV legend award
We know many of you are, or have been, involved with Shortland Street, so it's a pleasure to see that the 27-year old soap has been acknowledged by the Huawei New Zealand TV Awards with the ...read more.