More women graduates in NZ
Late last year, the Ministry of Education revealed that two-thirds of graduate degrees went to women in 2008, yet pay parity does not seem to be improving.  As the NZ Herald reports: "Accord ...read more.
Welcome to our new website
Welcome to www.wiftnz.org.nz - our great new website. Combining all the fantastic content of the old website with fresh design and functionality - including comprehensive events information a ...read more.
Gaylene Preston speaks about filmmaking
WIFT member and filmmaker Gaylene Preston has spoken about filmmaking in a couple of key interviews lately as well as featuring in Deborah Shepard's newly-released book Her Life's Work: Conversa ...read more.
New Years Honours
Services to film and television were strongly acknowledged in this year's New Years Honours list. Alongside filmmaker Peter Jackson, who became a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, honour ...read more.
2009 deemed Year of the Female Film Director
Admiring the 2009 releases from several leading female filmmakers,The Independent's James Mottram asked this week: 'Have women ever had a better year behind the camera?' Highlighting Jane Campio ...read more.
Profile your work on Facebook
WIFT now has a Facebook page. To join the group, login to Facebook and type WIFT NZ in the search field. Click on the group and then on 'Join This Group'. There is a place on the page for upload ...read more.
Get The Inside Story on SPP
The Inside Story is a unique DVDROM created especially for English and Media Studies teachers by WIFT member Susan Battye of Drama Magic Ltd and WIFT partner South Pacific Pictures Ltd. Many oth ...read more.
Thesis Screenplay on Women in Film
WIFT NZ member Marian Evans submitted her Creative Writing PhD thesis last month, the first to be submitted to the IIML. She's now producing her thesis screenplay Development with Erica Duthie. ...read more.