WIFT NZ News (10)


We're on Instagram!

We're on Instagram!

Posted Wednesday 09 Jun 2021

We recently opened an Insta account (*takes a bow*) and would love your support #wiftnz 

So... #pleasefollowus #giveusyourfeedback #shareyourpics and #likeourposts

 

Rapley honoured for services to music & TV

Rapley honoured for services to music & TV

Posted Wednesday 09 Jun 2021

We're thrilled to see that Tere Veronica Rapley, or as we know her best, Teremoana Rapley, has been made an MNZM in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, recognising her work with Upper Hutt Posse and Moana and the Moahunters as well as her work presenting TVNZ’s What Now, in the mid-1990s, and a stint reporting…

Local legends to rock the cabaret!

Local legends to rock the cabaret!

Posted Tuesday 08 Jun 2021

This isn't your every-day cabaret! Rock Follies Forever is an ode to the fabulousness of the cult British TV series Rock Follies, a show chronicling the ups and downs of three fierce women climbing the ladder to success in the macho world of 1970’s rock. Performed by three legends of New Zealand entertainment — WIFT…

Calls for Submissions (5)


Women's Short Screenplay Contest with a $US1,000 prize!

Posted Tuesday 08 Jun 2021

The CinemaStreet Women’s Short Screenplay Competition invites women screenwriters to submit short dramatic scripts of any genre (20 minutes and under) to CinemaStreet Pictures for production consideration. The winning screen writer will receive a $1,000 prize (about $NZ1,386.00 at the current exchange rate) for the option to produce the film. Screenplays may be from anywhere…

Scholarships going for UCLA Writing Screenplay Coverage course

Scholarships going for UCLA Writing Screenplay Coverage course

Posted Tuesday 08 Jun 2021

Script To Screen is offering six scholarships for screen practitioners to take part in UCLA's 10-week online training course Writing Screenplay Coverage. Script to Screen will provide wrap-around support, two workshops with the six participants one before and one after the course, and facilitate a study group.
The course dates are 30 September to 8…
Calling producers and writers! Apply now for 37º South Market

Calling producers and writers! Apply now for 37º South Market

Posted Tuesday 08 Jun 2021

Running from 5-8 August, this is a selective event for producers to pitch their script-stage screen projects to potential financiers. The Market also includes screenings for buyers, modules for publishers and IP owners (including IP relating to games, podcasts, stage, musicals, online content, and pieces of journalism) pitching to producers their manuscripts/creative assets for potential…

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Direct South Short Film Workshop with Zia Mandviwalla

Direct South Short Film Workshop with Zia Mandviwalla

Posted Tuesday 08 Jun 2021

Christchurchians here's a great opportunity to hear from acclaimed director Zia Mandviwalla (pictured). This one-day workshop run by DEGNZ is part of the series of Direct South: Short Film Workshops. Zia will dive into the mahi behind her short film Night Shift (2012), which premiered at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival and was a Short…

Programme helps creatives find their way to a sustainable career

Programme helps creatives find their way to a sustainable career

Posted Tuesday 08 Jun 2021

Delivered by Depot Artspace, as part of a government-funded push to support the creative sector, Wayfind Creative helps build the non-creative skills required to futureproof a career in the creative sector.

If you’re a creative, or know of creatives, looking for help in building a sustainable business with a robust marketing and business plan and…

New digital platform showcases indigenous artists

New digital platform showcases indigenous artists

Posted Tuesday 08 Jun 2021

Moana Nui is a brand new digital arts platform that aims to bring Indigenous artists to new audiences. 

Launched by Kia Mau Festival, Moana Nui extends the kaupapa of Kia Mau into a new online realm, to highlight and showcase the global Indigenous and PoC artists.

More than simply a place for content hosted in…