Helen - Road to Power on TV3

Posted Monday 01 Dec 2014

WIFT member Claudia Pond Eyley's documentary film HELEN Road to Power is to be
screened again on TV3 on Sunday December 7th at 9 am. (so set your MySky if politics before midday is not your gig)

This two part documentary on the li…


WIFT Members in Film Awards

Posted Monday 01 Dec 2014

WIFT congratulates its members, Great Southern Film and Television, and Lippy Pictures for making the finals of the NZ On Air Best Television Feature category at the NZ Film Awards. This is a new category made possible by the unusually high number of quality televi…


Sick of filming in the wind and rain???

Posted Monday 01 Dec 2014

Strewth mate - aren't we all? And I'm only talking about the conditions in Auckland....

If you've had a gutsful of filming through four seasons in one day then this competition is for you! It is your chance to flex your filmmaking muscles in Tro…



Posted Tuesday 02 Dec 2014

We have a limited number of Double passes to give away to Auckland WIFT members to the World Premiere of the NZ feature film SUNDAY on the 7th December, 6.30pm at SKYCITY Theatre. To win please email:
info@straycinema.com with the subject: AUCKLAND PREMIERE WIFT…



Posted Tuesday 02 Dec 2014


Business Skills and Concepts for Independent Film

In Association with Libertine Pictures

8-10 December 2014

NZ Film & TV School, Wellington

Registrations  Open


SPADA is thrilled to have secured Angus Finney for this three-day masterclass (draft programme below).  Angus will b…


New Year - New Job- there are a few to pick from here...

Posted Tuesday 02 Dec 2014

Video-On-Demand (VOD) Operations

Interactive a division of MediaWorks NZ

The VOD Operations Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and executing the delivery of video assets across our Video-On-Demand platforms.



razzbri Recruitment Limited

  • Experience in digital design or development
  • Outstanding organi…

He Panui: Researcher for Maori Television

Posted Monday 15 Dec 2014

MTV are on the search for a M?ori speaking senior researcher for next year..

If anyone is interested to contact Mechele Harron or Pirihira Hollings, pirihira.hollings@maoritelevision.com

They can provide a outline of the role on request.



New role for Nia

Posted Monday 15 Dec 2014

Nia Phipps has left the WIFT office to take on the role of Project Manager/Producer for Loading Docs - the innovative batch of 3 minute documentaries made by the freshest NZ talent! Check out the Loading Docs initiative here: www.http://loadingdocs.net or connect on Facebook…


Latest news from FIFO 2015

Posted Monday 15 Dec 2014

ATPA has prepared a special surprise in partnership with FIFO 2015- a Pitchdating session. Anyone with a documentary film - completed or in production / developement - concerning the Pacific region and who will be present in Tahiti during that time is invited to insc…



Posted Monday 15 Dec 2014

Here's something to do before Xmas - or on Boxing Day - get that submission in! It's bound to be raining!


15 December - Frameline: San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
15 December - Creteil Film Des Femmes Festival
17 December - Edinburgh In…


Cracker Shorts for Xmas

Posted Monday 15 Dec 2014

Show Me Shorts are pleased to announce the winner of their Wendy's People's Choice Award:  Coconut. This raucous comedy was a clear crowd favourite at screenings this year. They had a huge number of votes and there was lots of love for shorts. Well …


Latest jobs - lots of journalism/media opportunities...

Posted Monday 15 Dec 2014

Experienced Event Coordinator / Sales

Exhibition Hire Services

Exhibition Hire & Displayworks 1 - 2 years Sales Experience

Part time News Reporter (Fixed term maternity cover)

APN News & Media

fixed term part time reporter required

Newsreader - Music Brands, NZME. Radio



Santa's little helper - and it lasts all year

Posted Monday 15 Dec 2014

Congratulations to WIFT member Kelly Lucas, director of ghm and the power behind the new look Data Book website. This is an invaluable resource for everyone in the business - so please show your support.

The Data Book has just launched a brand new websit…


Well Done to all Members for Another Fantastic Year in Film

Posted Monday 15 Dec 2014

It's a career we all pursue for love rather than money or job security, but working in film and television is one of the most exciting avenues you can follow in life and WIFT would like to say thank you and well done to every…


Where are the Women Filmmakers? Out West!

Posted Monday 15 Dec 2014

YES!  It wasn't just a talkfest - our robust discussion a few months ago - Where are the Women Filmmakers? has hit home with our very own South Pacific Pictures CEO Kelly Martin.

Thanks to her South Pacific Pictures is implementing affirmative action - and it…


WIFT Members Get Funding

Posted Tuesday 16 Dec 2014

Xmas has come early for some members who have picked up good funding in the latest NZ on Air Round to be announced today.  Click on the link www.nzonair.govt.nz/ to see the full list and congratulations to everyone who was successful. And to all the o…



Posted Tuesday 16 Dec 2014

Hot off the press.  We're thrilled to announce an exciting start to 2015. From YouTube:  An Insider's Guide for Pros.

For the first time in New Zealand we'll be bringing you a YouTube masterclass, with international YouTube staff and special guests.

Mark these …


Nga Taonga - Last week of Screenings....

Posted Tuesday 16 Dec 2014

Join Nga Taonga for their final week of screenings for 2014 - they are showing the new feature SUNDAY.

  • The medialibrary is now closed for the year, it will re-open on Tuesday 20 January 2015.
  • We will be closed on Friday 19 December for a private function.
  • The f…

Stop Press:

Posted Tuesday 16 Dec 2014

Huge apologies from Josie - your E News compiler. In my haste to get E News out today before you all dashed off to the Guilds' party in Auckland and other fabulous Xmas get togethers around the country, I forgot to include a big W…