More success for WIFT NZ members

Posted Wednesday 10 Feb 2010

In a landmark deal, acclaimed series The Jaquie Brown Diaries has been sold in the US to Logo of the MTV Networks.  Congratulations to Jaquie Brown and Smiley Film Sales' Ewa Bigio.

Recent films produced by WIFT New Zealand members continue to gain worldwide kudos:

  • Arani Cuthbert's The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls has won the Audience Award for Best Feature Film at the Gothenburg Film Festival - a prize for all films, not just documentary.
  • Wendy Cuthbert's The Six Dollar Fifty Man won a top prize at the 26th Sundance Film Festival in January: the International Jury Prize for short filmmaking.