Academy Award winning writer of "The King's Speech" to appear at AnimfxNZ!

Posted Wednesday 29 Jan 2014

You heard it here first Animfxers! Literally - because they haven't told anyone else yet.

They have just confirmed David Seidler, multi-award winning writer, as a speaker at this year's AnimfxNZ.
David will be speaking on Thursday at the main conference and …


Screenings at the Film Archive in Wellington

Posted Wednesday 29 Jan 2014


Siapo Documentary

mediatheatre 6pm

NZ, 110 min, Exempt, Siapo Cinema festival

A programme of vibrant documentary films that explore various forms of Pasifika art and expression. Includes: Savage Symbols (Makerita Urale, 2002), Velvet Dreams (Sima Urale, 1997) …


Uni Shorts 2014 International Student Film Festival

Posted Wednesday 29 Jan 2014

Early Bird Deadline 28 February, 2014

Final Deadline 28 March, 2014

Inviting all student filmmakers to enter your short films for the third annual Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival. Selected films will screen at the 2014 festival held at Unitec in Auckland, New Z…


International Film Festival Submission Deadlines (4)

Posted Wednesday 29 Jan 2014

Put that beach downtime to good use and take a look at some of the Festivals coming up over the next couple of months...

24 January - Sheffield International Documentary Festival
21 January - Frameline - San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festiv…


NZWG Seed Funding Applications

Posted Wednesday 29 Jan 2014

Attention to all script writers! In case you've forgotten amidst the holiday madness, this is a reminder that the NZWG is accepting applications for their first round of funding for Seed Grants, 2014.

They've put together a helpful set of  Do's and Don'tsfor tho…


WIFT Sponsor Launches Literary Event Series

Posted Wednesday 29 Jan 2014


The Heritage Hotel group are a much valued WIFT sponsor and this year the Heritage Boutique Martinborough Hotel is launching an entertaining new literary event series. On February 25…


Professional Development Programme - Up with the Play

Posted Wednesday 29 Jan 2014

NZFC has funded WIFT for the next three years to run a market focused programme, primarily for active feature film producers and those with proven experience who are tracking towards working as film producers.  Up With The Play has two strands - the first i…


Support a Fellow WIFT Member!

Posted Wednesday 29 Jan 2014

Please see the message below from WIFT member Ronel Schodt...

Dear WIFT members,

I'm writing to let you know about 'The Forgotten People' project.

Take a moment to check it out on Indiegogo and also share it with your friends. All the tools a…


Women In Film and Television International Summit (1)

Posted Wednesday 29 Jan 2014

Summit - Early Bird Registration
Register Now
Women In Film and Television International Summit              
May 16, 17 & 18, 2014

Women In Film chapters from around the world will converge in Pittsburgh to engage, inspire and network with other women in the film and …


Internship Program for Film & TV Production

Posted Wednesday 29 Jan 2014

Internship Program for Film & TV Production

Broadcast & Film New Zealand is a production company based in Auckland. We have over 20 years of industry experience producing film and TV. Broadcast is offering internship to the selected students who have completed on…


Production Assistant - TV Commercials

Posted Wednesday 29 Jan 2014

Key Qualifications / Skills

Proven track record in TVC production (min. 1 year).

Strong time management skills and ability to handle multiple projects with high attention to detail.

Strong practical knowledge of production process, including the role of production crew etc.

Strong understanding of the…


WIFT Awards 2014 - Tickets on Sale!

Posted Wednesday 29 Jan 2014

"Tickets on sale any minute!"  We are just waiting for the event to go live on

It will be listed as WIFT New Zealand Awards 2014. The winners will be announced at an awards party on 26 February in the beautiful Grand Tear…


Welcome back WIFT Members

Posted Wednesday 29 Jan 2014

A New Year, new jobs, opportunities, scripts, ideas, funding applications (ok that last one doesn't exactly thrill) but for a small industry in a small country we don't do too badly, do we?

Your New Year's resolution (well one of them) is to flood Patri…


Free Event for WIFT Members at Berlinale

Posted Wednesday 29 Jan 2014



NZ Indie-hit Comedy Webseries Flat3 to Screen in Auckland

Posted Thursday 30 Jan 2014

Flat 3 the indie-comedy hit by WIFT member Roseanne Liang will show on the big screen at Queen's Wharf, Auckland for the annual Lantern Festival on February 14.

Say what?: FLAT3 Seasons 1+2 on the big screen, back to back
Oo! Where?: Queen's Wharf, A…