Preston made a Dame in New Year's Honours list
What a great start to the new year! Huge applause from us on behalf of all WIFT members to Gaylene Preston, who was made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Preston has written, ...read more.
Horrocks and Dellabarca receive MNZOM
Keep that applause going, this time for Shirley Horrocks and Gina Dellabarca who have been appointed Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year Honours for services to the film in ...read more.
Wifters work to feature at SxSW Festival
And still more congratulations to these members whose work will feature at the prestigious SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas in March. The Chills: The Triumph & Tragedy of Martin Phillipps is d ...read more.
New Zealand women directors to shine at 2019 Berlinale
But wait, there's more good news! Congratulations also to these members whose films will feature in the 2019 Berlinale: Armagan Ballantyne, writer/director and Maria Ines Manchego, writer/DOP, ...read more.
This residency opportunity could be the WRITE one for you!
If you live in the capital and are writing a feature film, this residency could be for you. The Wellington WRITE ROOM is an initiative in partnership with director Rob Sarkies and Vicky Pope. Gu ...read more.
Send us your eNews and views
We hope you had a great break, and are enjoying all that a Kiwi summer has to offer. We're looking forward to sharing lots of new opportunities, events, jobs and funding applications with you thi ...read more.
VIDEO SLOT: Kimbap
Today's video slot features a story about food and loving your neighbour - to get you in the Christmas spirit! Written and produced by Dr Sapna Samant, with Amy Barber on sound design, Kimbap is ...read more.
We're all going on a summer holiday!
The WIFT office will be closed from 24 December and will re-open on 14 January. Our eNews will return on 23 January, 2019. Have a great break over summer and meri kirihimete everyone! xx the ...read more.