TONIGHT 7 October in Auckland - Issues around ETHICS

Posted Tuesday 07 Oct 2014

Envy Studios, Level 2, 55 Anzac Avenue Auckland City


We have an inspiring and informative panel in store, it will be well worth attending!

Please RSVP asap to to register your place!

If you are coming please follow this link and watch WAYNE as this 3 minute documentary will be the starting point for the panel, with thanks to the filmmakers Kirsty Griffin and Viv Kernick.

WIFT members: Free.

Non-members: $15.

WIFT thanks Envy Studios for hosting this event.

Covering a wide range of issues that affect film-makers working in news, factual, documentary, docu-drama and reality television genres.

Panel to be chaired by:

Julia Parnell - Company Director and Producer, Notable Pictures.

An award-winning producer of film and TV documentaries, in the 9 years Julia has been an independent producer she has created a diverse range of projects including the renowned comedy series Wayne Anderson: Singer of Songs, sports factual series Ng?ti NRL and factual series and documentaries Relocated Mountains, Riki Ellison The Defender, Henare O'Keefe, Both Worlds and Prime Rocks: The Exponents.

Most recently Julia has extended her repertoire into drama producing four short films and spent more time in the field directing the documentaries Restoring Hope and Rethinking Rehab as well as episodes of Both Worlds.

Panel Participants will include:

Clare Bradley - Legal Counsel, MediaWorks.

Clare Bradley is a practising lawyer. Her background is in commercial litigation. She joined TV3 in March 2000 and took up the role of Company Secretary upon the public listing of MediaWorks in July 2004. She provides general legal services to Radio & Television and is responsible for regulatory compliance across the group.

Kathryn Graham - Popular Factual, Children's and Maori Commissioner at Television NZ.

Kath Graham has worked for a variety of production companies in numerous capacities and at both Maori Television and TVNZ. Her current post as Commissioning Editor at TVNZ has her contributing her expertise to a vast breadth of productions.


Kay Ellmers - Managing Director of T?manako Productions.

Kay is currently in production for M?ori Television with:

"Kia Mau!" - new childrens series, "Marae Kai Masters" series 2, and "Wh?nau 2014". In 2013 she produced "M?haro" Series  8 and "Marae Kai Masters" series 1 for M?ori Television.

Her critically acclaimed documentary "He Toki Huna: NZ in Afghanistan" delivered to M?ori Television - also ran as a feature length version at last year's NZ Film Festival. It was the winner  of the Moa award for Best Editing (documentary) at the 2013 Film Awards.She has produced everything from talk shows to educational videos across her career. As a freelance director she has produced numerous shows, documentaries and educational programmes.

This programme is brought to you with generous support from the NZ Film Commission and the ASB Community Trust.