VIP Q & A -

Posted Monday 17 Nov 2014

Are you a filmmaker with aspirations to cut through the clutter in the global marketplace?


The Loft, Q Theatre, 305 Queen Street.

6.30pm - 7.30pm

WIFT is proud to present an opportunity to hear our special guests in a discussion with Christina Milligan at The Loft at Q Theatre.

WIFT NZ and Script to Screen present a special discussion with  Matt Baker (Director of Acquisitions at HanWay Films),  Carole Sheridan (producer, founder of Singer Films, and former Exec. Producer Scottish Screen) and  Joe Oppenheimer (Commissioning Editor at BBC Films). Join us to hear from these esteemed internationals as they talk to NZ producer and lecturer in screen (AUT)  Christina Milligan about the films that are capturing their attention right now, and why.

Don't miss this chance to learn from those with decades of market experience as they shed light on what distributors, sales agents, potential international partners and audiences are looking for in the current landscape.

$5 koha appreciated.

Cash bar.

This event is brought to you with financial support from the  NZ Film Commission.

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Take a step into the world of film publicity

Posted Monday 17 Nov 2014


�Film School/Journalism/PR 
Communications graduate?
�Maybe already a runner or production 
assistant looking for a change?

Yes - this really is THE step you've been looking for! 

Connect with a wide range of people in media, film making, distribution and marketing whilst assisting an established film publicist with a range of duties. From the creation of publicity materials, devising publicity campaigns, liaising with media as well as general office support. This is a HUGELY varied position. 

It's not all glamour - there's plenty of back office work, people to organise, databases to maintain and admin support to give. 

This role will also see you: 

� Contributing to making online promo 
� Creating publicity materials 
� Interviewing and journalist-style writing
� Social media publicity
� Database creation and management
� Using an Apple Mac on a day to day basis 
� Office support, taking care of all the things 
that make the company tick!

Based on the Te Atatu Peninsula, this is a contractor position with flexible part-time hours, which may have the ability to be increased over time.

You'll of course be highly imaginative, have initiative and an independent attitude, and able to demonstrate efficient planning and time management skills. Things change quickly here, so you'll be flexible, driven with a desire to promote other people's creative projects.

This really is the chance to enter a much sought-after industry, learn whilst further developing your skills, and have exposure to some amazing, creative and high profile individuals. 

You'll be all things to all people - get ready to work hard and enjoy!

To apply, e-mail a current CV and covering letter to Sue May