WIFT NZ Mentoring Partnerships 2010 Announced
The following mentoring partnerships have been proposed for 2010, with most well on the way to contracting and commencement.  Congratulations to all our successful applicants and a warm tha ...read more.
WIFT NZ Awards and Board nominations deadlines approach
WIFT NZ Award Nominations are due Friday 28 May.  Don't miss this opportunity to honour the women of the industry, sung and unsung, and their amazing work.  The nominations form is ava ...read more.
Finalists for V48 Hours Female Director National Award announced
Finalists for the Gaylene Preston WIFT NZ Best Female Director Award as part of V48HOURS have been announced.  Congratulations to: Carolyn Batt (Auckland) - Team Kitty Katt - Need To Lov ...read more.
Go Girls commissioned for third series
Popular local drama Go Girls, which is produced by WIFT partner South Pacific Pictures, has been commission for another series.  Screening on TV2, huge audience growth this season has helpe ...read more.
Women film directors petition Cannes Film Festival
The 63rd Cannes Film Festival has opened, but not one female director has a film selected for competition at this year's festival.  Filmdirecting4women, a UK-based grassroots group founded ...read more.
Concerns raised about TV editors’ contracts
Eyeworks TV has introduced a new policy of contracting editors on a per-episode basis, aiming to reward faster and better editors, but sparking concerns that editors will be penalised for product ...read more.
Regional screen production figures: Auckland dominates but Wellington grows
Statistics New Zealand's Screen Industry Survey Regional Data for 2008/09, released last week, shows the Auckland region dominated the New Zealand screen industry last year in both total revenue ...read more.
Funding for Film Auckland increases
The Auckland City Council plans to increase its funding for Film Auckland by more than 300 percent.  The City Development Committee voted last week to increase the contribution to the film ...read more.