Screentalk with Kerry Warkia

Posted Friday 23 Oct 2015

Check out the latest NZ on Screen's screen culture showcase featuring a Screentalk with WIFT member Kerry Warkia. Kerry started her career as an actress, but is increasingly making a name for herself as a successful producer in the web world. She is the producer of Auckland Daze, Flat3, and Nia's Extra Ordinary Life. Warkia and her husband Kiel McNaughton run production company Brown Sugar Apple Grunt, and are two of the key creative forces behind hit M?ori Television show Find Me a M?ori Bride.

You can watch her interview about making an impact in online series here:

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DEGNZ 2 Day Directors Toolkit

Posted Friday 23 Oct 2015

The DEGNZ invites applications for the two day Directors Toolkit Workshop with director Peter Burger on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of November.

Peter Burger brings a wealth of experience as a multi award-winning director of television, film and commercials. He has worked on shows such as 'Go Girls', 'Outrageous Fortune' and 'The Cult', and has directed a number of acclaimed television features, including 'Field Punishment No. 1' and 'Erebus: Operation Overdue', which were both nominated for NZOnAir Best Television Feature at last year's New Zealand Film Awards.

Peter's 2-day workshop will cover topics including:

  • How to best serve your story
  • Finding a good rhythm on set
  • Choosing your lens
  • Directing and leadership
  • Prep, rehearsal and shooting techniques for building characters and working with actors

What: Directors Toolkit Workshop with Peter Burger
When: Saturday 21
st November, 9am - 5pm, & Sunday 22nd November, 9am - 4pm. Lunch and refreshments provided.
Where: MTG RM, 2 Kingsland Terrace, Kingsland, Auckland
Cost: FREE for DEGNZ members; $100 for Non-members

Please provide a one-page cover letter outlining why you want to attend this workshop, a CV and links to examples of your work.

Application Deadline:
9AM, 2 November 2015