10th Anniversary Doc Edge Tickets Are On Sale

Posted Friday 24 Apr 2015

Documentary Edge Festival tickets for Auckland and Wellington are on sale NOW.

Have you seen the lineup yet?  Check out the full programme.

The Desk featuring Paul Henry to debut at Documentary Edge International Film Festival 2015!

The Documentary Edge Festival is thrilled to announce The Desk as a late entry to its 2015 Programme. The film, featuring local broadcaster Paul Henry, will have its international premiere on May 21 at 10pm at Q Theatre (book now at Q Theatre) with limited screenings also on offer in Wellington ( The Roxy Cinema) and Auckland. The Festival is also delighted to announce that the film's director, US journalist Andrew Goldman, will attend the screenings and participate in the Screen Edge Forum.

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The Desk is one of 58 films featured in the best line-up at the 10th anniversary Documentary Edge Festival, playing at Auckland's Q Theatre from May 20 - June 1 and Wellington's The Roxy Cinema from June 3 - 14.

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Eight filmmakers chosen for FilmUp 2015!

Posted Friday 24 Apr 2015

Script to Screen is proud to announce that eight talented filmmakers have been awarded places on their prestigious FilmUp programme in 2015.

Congratulations to S2S for achieving the perfect gender balance, though the last two years have favoured women!!  And extra congrats to three WIFT members in this list, Desray, Karin and Julia. We are looking forward to seeing the results from the programme.

Recipients now enter a rigorous eight-month programme of mentoring, group work, and wrap-around support tailored to their individual needs.

Six filmmakers have been selected for FilmUp Mentorship, and they are in the process of securing esteemed local and international mentors who will support them to take the next step up in their careers and creative practice. They are:

Producer Desray Armstrong

Writer/director Dustin Feneley

Writer/director Nic Gorman

Writer/director Asuka Sylvie

Director Curtis Vowell

Producer Karin Williams

FilmUp Script Development will run alongside FilmUp Mentorship and in 2015 producers Julia Parnell and Fraser Brown have been awarded places. Fraser and Julia will work with writer/directors Brendan Donovan and Aidee Walker respectively, honing their development craft and philosophy under the tutelage of story consultant and acting/directing coach Brita McVeigh.

FilmUp is made possible with financial assistance from the New Zealand Film Commission.