Announcing the 2018 WIFT NZ Mana Wahine Award recipient
Women in Film & Television (WIFT) NZ and the Wairoa Māori Film Festival Inc. are delighted to announce the 2018 WIFT NZ Mana Wahine Award recipient is the extremely talented Ainsley Gard ...read more.
Director and actor Jackie van Beek on surrendering her ego
Jackie van Beek has a very special on-set memory of her first feature film, The Breaker Upperers. The actor and co-director had turned away from the set, and on turning back, noticed there w ...read more.
Last call for entries for Down Under Berlin Festival
Now people, this just won't do! We have it on good authority that 85% of the films submitted to the Down Under Berlin Festival so far are from Australia! So you have until 29 April - yes, that's ...read more.
Give a Boost to Memory Foam
We all need a boost sometimes: Memory Foam is a short film from award-winning filmmaker Paloma Schneideman, produced by Elspeth Grant, and supported by the New Zealand Film Commission. The film ...read more.
The most profitable $3 million and $10 million movies
The hardworking blogger Stephen Followes has come up with more fascinating results from his series of studies on the most profitable films, this time for films budgeted between $3 million and $1 ...read more.
Getty targets Maori women for new funding grant
Creative Māori wāhine, here's a fantastic opportunity for you: the brand new Getty Array Grant specifically identifies Māori filmmakers and photographers as eligible to take part in the contest ...read more.
Electrifying choreography onscreen at Nga Taonga
Even if you don't have a single dance-bone in your body - this film will make you want to bust a move or two! Choreographed by world champion Parris Goebel, and featuring some of the best hip ...read more.
The Breaker Upperers to open Sydney Film Festival
The Sydney Film Festival is in for a dose of Kiwi comedy on opening night: Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami's film The Breaker Upperers will screen at the State Theatre on Wednesday 6 June ...read more.