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Posted Sunday 24 Apr 2016

Long-time WIFT member Michele Fantl has just had her ScreenTalk interview uploaded at the NZ on Screen site. You can find it here.

In the interview, Michele speaks about:

� The difficult yet rewarding process of producing short film Twilight of the Gods

� Filming on Rangitoto Island for her first long-form drama, One of Them!

� Getting Rena Owen on board for Garth Maxwell's When Love Comes

� Dealing with negative reactions to the film in New Zealand

� Loving the process of producing Peter Wells' biographical film Pansy

� The challenge of working with a child actor on 50 Ways of Saying Fabulous

� Feeling that TV series Rude Awakenings got caught up in a game of executive musical chairs

� Snaring Keisha Castle-Hughes for adoption tale Piece of My Heart

� The joys of having a bigger budget for Katherine Mansfield telefilm Bliss

� Her awe at what director Welby Ings brought to short film Munted

� How being a producer means you're always looking forward


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POWFest Submissions Open May 1

Posted Sunday 24 Apr 2016

Submissions for the Portland Oregeon Women's Film Festival (POWFest) open on May 1st - but be warned you must have access to Withoutabox and FilmFreeway online submission platforms in order to enter.

POWFest is open to all genres and lengths of films. The only rules: it must have been directed or co-directed by a woman and have been completed in the past 2 years.

Further details on deadlines and submission fees are yet to be made available, but in the meantime, check out the video below to see what Michelle Dyer, Director of VAGINA BUG, and DP Kristin MacCary had to say about their experience at the festival.