Storage Space Needed for WIFT Archives!
Ever wondered what the WIFT NZ office looks like? Well, for those of you who haven't visited this one-room centre of busy joyfulness, just off Karangahape Road in the heart of Auckland City, her ...read more.
Hello, Hello, Hello!
We'd like to welcome the following people to our membership ranks. Hello and welcome to Tina Chongko, Natalie Mentor, Jessica Boag, Miao Zhang, Alex Mason, Laura-Jane Allen, Leila Collins, Sa ...read more.
A Tribute - Merata Mita: 19 June 1942 – 31 May 2010
He wahine whai mana, he wahine whai kaha Mai i a WIFT NZ nga mihi nui ki a koe Merata nau nei i whakapuare te matapihi o te oranga mo nga Wahine o te Ao Kiriata me te Ao Papaho. Kua waiho mai ...read more.
New Industry Stats Show Gap Widens for Minority and Women Film and Television Writers
The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) has released the Executive Summary of the 2011 Hollywood Writers Report: Recession and Regression. The study examines writers' employment and earnings ...read more.
Jennifer Yuh Nelson Breaks New Ground
Check out this LA Times Article about director Jennifer Yuh Nelson who is making inroads for women in animation. With 'Kung Fu Panda 2,' Jennifer Yuh Nelson has become the first woman to solel ...read more.
Tina Fey Sees Supporting Women as a Philosophy
This recent Huffington Post article talks about why millennial women love Tina Fey and asks "Will her awesomeness never end?" Writer Jessica Massa suggests that Fey has become an incomparab ...read more.
Women Winners at Cannes
Women and Hollywood blogged recently about the recent conclusion to the Cannes Film Festival, where Poliss directed by Maiwenn won the jury prize (which is third place.) The film has been pick ...read more.
Auckland Event Re-Cap – Copyright Theft
Whoever thought that a presentation on illegal file-sharing could be so exciting! Tony Eaton, Executive Director of the New Zealand Federation against Copyright Theft (NZFACT) and Claire Deeks, ...read more.