Preston made a Dame in New Year's Honours list
What a great start to the new year! Huge applause from us on behalf of all WIFT members to Gaylene Preston, who was made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Preston has written, ...read more.
Horrocks and Dellabarca receive MNZOM
Keep that applause going, this time for Shirley Horrocks and Gina Dellabarca who have been appointed Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year Honours for services to the film in ...read more.
Loading Docs submissions due on Friday!
Loading Docs wants your stories that speak to the theme of POWER. As a creative motivation, be it physical, internal, social, political, emotional or psychological, POWER challenges documentary ...read more.
Get set for the Raupapa Whakaari Funding Initiative
Writers and producers it's time to team up! Set up by the New Zealand Film Commission and NZ On Air, the Raupapa Whakaari Funding initiative is designed to stimulate and grow opportunities for Ne ...read more.
Catalyst He Kauahi offers new funding support for Kiwi filmmakers
Here's a fantastic and inspiring funding opportunity for filmmakers. Catalyst He Kauahi is a new fund that aims to support New Zealand filmmakers to progress their talents to the next stage and ...read more.
Gear up for the Maoriland Festival
Every March, film makers and film lovers from all over the world descend on the small town of Ōtaki for five days of screenings workshops, art exhibitions and special events. And it will happen ...read more.
Wifters work to feature at SxSW Festival
And still more congratulations to these members whose work will feature at the prestigious SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas in March. The Chills: The Triumph & Tragedy of Martin Phillipps is d ...read more.
New Zealand women directors to shine at 2019 Berlinale
But wait, there's more good news! Congratulations also to these members whose films will feature in the 2019 Berlinale: Armagan Ballantyne, writer/director and Maria Ines Manchego, writer/DOP, ...read more.