Bouchet's short wins Jury Prize at NZIFF
Let's give a round of applause for Prisca Bouchet, whose documentary Egg Cup Requiem won the Madman Entertainment Jury Prize for the Best New Zealand Short Film at NZIFF 2019. This is the f ...read more.
A new wave of speakers added to The Power Of Inclusion
Exciting news from the New Zealand Film Commission! The Power of Inclusion summit has added more inspiring speakers to its line-up. The summit will take place in Auckland, Aotearoa New Zeal ...read more.
Freshwater awarded NZFC scholarship
We're thrilled for Matasila Freshwater who was awarded a special grant of $15,000 from the New Zealand Film Commission's 2019 Gender Scholarship. Samoan screenwriter Sima Urale won the scholarsh ...read more.
Kiwi-Canadian production awarded funding
It's great to hear that Night Raiders, a New Zealand-Canada co-production was awarded conditional production funding in July. Night Raiders is co-produced by our own Ainsley Gardiner, ...read more.
Brettkelly wins accolades
Next time you bump into Pietra Brettkelly (pictured below), congratulate her on becoming the inaugural Arts Foundation Laureate to receive the Dame Gaylene Preston Arts Laureate Award in Do ...read more.
For My Father's Kingdom shines at Los Angeles Asia Pacific Festival
A big congratulations to Wifters on the team behind For My Father's Kingdom. This fabulous film received the Best International Documentary award at the Los Angeles Asia Pacific Film Festival in ...read more.
WIN tickets to the Vista Foundation 48Hours Grand Finals
The atmosphere is electric and the films will blow your mind, so go along and support our local filmmakers at the Vista Foundation 48Hours Grand Finals! WIFTNZ and Dame Gaylene Preston are showi ...read more.
The Power Of Inclusion speaker Charles D King
The CEO of Macro, producer Charles D. King is one of the line up of amazing speakers at The Power of Inclusion summit coming up in October. See the path that led his films to nine Oscar ...read more.