Data Book Wants You! (1)

Posted Tuesday 26 Apr 2016

Missing out on jobs? Looking for a great crew? Or seeking some new contacts?

Promote yourself with the Data Book and help the industry - 2016/17 print edition deadline


It's time to RENEW OR LIST in the Data Book. But if by chance you have been missing from the industry's showcase, it is not too late.

Most screen industry professionals and companies list in the Data Book and the Data Book online to:

- Reach thousands of Data Book online visitors each month - visitors searching for professionals and companies to use

- Be highly visible in the industry showcase - The Data Book print edition distributed to people who matter

Did you know that the Data Book online gets thousands of visits per month including about 1000 from overseas?

It only takes a few of those visitors to follow up for us all to become busy. Your Data Book listing makes an important contribution to this combined marketing effort.

To promote yourself in the 2016/2017 print edition of the Data Book and the Data Book online go to the Data Book online.

and create a free account and listing, or renew and upgrade your current listing login in here:

Upgrade from a free listing and you will stand out from the crowd with a Premium bold listing showing your logo, links and extra details. Or show your full capabilities with an Elite listing that shows your logo, company description, show reel, CV, extra images, and equipment list. As an industry guild member you'll qualify for a 20 percent discount on additional and pro listings. Contact us for your coupon code.

Don't put off renewing. You will need to update your listing by Friday 29th April 2016 to get into this year's Data Book print edition.

If you'd like to talk through the options to promote yourself and your business through the Data Book and the Data Book online, or to find out your guild's discount code, call or email Kelly Lucas.

Thank you for being a part of the success of the Data Book and helping get work for yourself and the NZ screen industry!

Contact information

Contact:            Kelly Lucas


Phone:             (+64) 021 996 529

More about the Data Book

The Data Book began in 1988 as a comprehensive directory of screen industry professionals and business, and has evolved into a showcase Data Book print edition and a comprehensive online screen industry directory.

The Data Book print edition  is distributed to screen industry decision makers in New Zealand and overseas. It markets and promotes New Zealand, showing the depth of the screen industry and attracting productions. The Data Book online directory presents clients with categorised and organised information in a way that general purpose search engines cannot do.

Kelly Lucas is the proprietor of The Data Book, and joint publisher of SCREENZ and Crewed magazine.

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Women Calling the Shots Festival

Posted Tuesday 26 Apr 2016

The Women Calling the Shots program at the Hamptons Film Festival is open for submissions. Members of all Women in Film Chapters from around the world are invited to submit their short films. Films must be under 20 minutes in length and completed after January 31, 2015. There is no submission fee.

The Women Calling the Shots showcase of short films made by women filmmakers will take place at the 2016 Hamptons International Film Festival.

A partnership between the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) and New York Women In Film & Television (NYWIFT), Women Calling the Shots is in its 14th year. The series gives voice to the creative visions of women through film and video, including narrative, documentary, animation and experimental works.

NYWIFT members of Women in Film chapters worldwide to submit their short films for consideration for this program that is curated by NYWIFT and HIFF. No submission fee is required for applications.


  • This application must be submitted by email.
  • Include a one-page synopsis for each submission.
  • SHORTS ONLY: Films must be 20 minutes or less in running time. (There will be no exceptions for films with extended running times.)
  • Film submission: Submit an online link. (Password must be good through October 31st, 2016. The submission will be disqualified if the review panel is unable to screen the work with the link.)
  • To submit a film, download and complete the attached submission form and email to Multiple submissions must be sent as separate emails.
  • Non-English films must have subtitles.
  • Completion Date: Films must have been completed after January 31st, 2015.
  • Previous submissions will not be accepted.
  • Submitted films must not have been released theatrically or received a U.S. television broadcast.

Submissions must be RECEIVED electronically by Friday, May 20th, 2016 (11:59pm Eastern Standard US Time)