25 April off to Korea

Posted Wednesday 14 Sep 2016

WIFT member Leanne Pooley's film 25 April continues its romp through the international film festival circuit with an invitation to show at Korea's prestigious Bucheon Animation Festival from 21-25 October. Leanne will attend.

We wish her all the best for the competition - you can check out who she is up against here......


Next Up...

Celebrate Mana Wahine with WARU at this year's symposium

Posted Wednesday 14 Sep 2016

The announcements just keep coming... you can check out STS website for daily updates - but for now the latest is that NINE more New Zealand filmmakers - many of them WIFT members have been booked.  They are the makers of WARU, a groundbreaking collaboration, made up of eight short films by M?ori women.

They welcome the writers and directors from feature project WARU: Ainsley Gardiner, Briar Grace-Smith, Chelsea Winstanley, Katie Wolfe, Paula Jones, Renae Maihi, Casey Kaa, Awanui Simich-Pene and Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu. Each will present a mini-address about what risk means to them within the context of this collaboration.

Jon Raymond And a very warm welcome to  Greenstone who joins STS as a sponsor of this year's symposium.

The  Big Screen Symposium 2016 takes place on 24/25 September.  Tickets on sale now