Earthquake Subsidy Information for Christchurch Members
Like other businesses in the Canterbury region, some film and television businesses may also be eligible for government support after the Christchurch earthquake. We have been sent a couple of f ...read more.
150 Women Who Shake the World
Newsweek and The Daily Beast have honoured 150 powerful women worldwide, with this list. They are heads of state and heads of household, angry protesters in the city square and sly iconoclasts ...read more.
WIFT Member's New Shows
WIFT member Lucy Edwards has written to us to let us know about two new shows she is involved in. So, Wellingtonians, check them out! Brain Damage 5 April 2011 - 9 April 2011, 6:30pm-7:30p ...read more.
Interview With Marianne Khoury
Producer, director and film festival organiser Marianne Khoury was one of many players in the film industry who felt compelled to involve themselves productively in the 18-day uprising in Egypt ...read more.
Susanne Bier Post-Oscar Interview
We discovered this interview just after our last enews went out, so you might already have come across this Q and A with In A Better World director, and Oscar winner, Susanne Bier. However, we ...read more.
Women Breaking Glass Ceiling in Malayalam Film Industry
Interesting piece of news here on SIFY News about some women making inroads in filmmaking overseas. They cite 38-year-old Shiny J. Koshy, in particular, who took a break from Kuwait where her h ...read more.
NZFC Premiere Shorts Announced
Late last week the NZFC announced the full line-up of this year's premiere shorts, of which four out of six will be directed by women. Yay! Tom Thumb Shorts: Bee. Writer/Director: Loren Ta ...read more.
Telethon for Christchurch
A large group from the entertainment and business sectors has begun work on a Global Telethon for Christchurch. The intention is for it to be a multi-channel broadcast, and a sign of national un ...read more.