Wellington Venue Sought Urgently
Some WIFT members are looking for a venue for their show 'Party With the Aunties' which premiered in a garage in in Wellington Road, Paekakariki. Now touring the show to Wellington in November, ...read more.
WIFT Mentee, Raewyn Turner, Artist-In-Residence at the Monell Center, US
WIFT mentee Raewyn Turner was recently appointed Artist-In Residence at the Monell Center in Philadelphia, US. She gave us a few words about what she's up to, and what the residency will entail ...read more.
Social Action Campaign for Miss Representation
Miss Representation is set to get a spike in publicity. It's going to air in the US on the Oprah Winfrey Network on October 20, and there's now a social action campaign running at MissRepresent ...read more.
Site We Like
Marian Evans' blog Wellywood Woman has this useful list of women's festivals around the world. As she says, it might be handy if you're planning a trip, or want to start planning one around a ...read more.
Sophie Kelly Takes Over as Nelson Arts Festival Director
Sophie Kelly has taken over the helm of the Nelson Arts Festival as director this year after working with the team as programme director for six years. In this article Sophie tells The Big Idea ...read more.
Women Directors Good for Business
A recent story on Stuff should be mandatory reading for male CEOs across the country. Dr Stuart Locke, director of Waikato University's Institute for Business Research, says if shareholders don ...read more.
Isabel Coixet, an 'Unclassifiable' Director
A recent piece in the New York Times talks about director Isabel Coixet's bumpy ride from first to second feature films, interesting reading for any filmmaker who has struggled with bad reviews. ...read more.
One Year in Jail For Being on a Film Set
Most are aware by now of Iranian Marzieh Vafamehr's jail sentence for appearing in My Tehran for Sale as the news has spread over the last few days. Producers Julie Ryan and Kate Crosier have ...read more.