VIDEO slot: Linda's List

Posted Tuesday 12 Dec 2017


With the festival run now behind them, Kate McDermott and Angela Bloomfield are going public with their short film, Linda's List. Co-written and co-directed by McDermott and Bloomfield, the dark comedy follows Linda, a former school bully, as she makes amends for he…


Women Filmmakers Incubator applications open

Posted Tuesday 12 Dec 2017

We hope lots of you will be applying for this fantastic series of workshops. It's a great opportunity to get a better understanding of the business of film and TV drama, and is open to emerging feature film directors and those wishing to establish t…


Time to speak up about having an industry code of ethics

Posted Tuesday 12 Dec 2017

Does the NZ film and television industry need a code of ethics? We want to hear what you think! Guilds and industry organisations met in September to discuss that issue, and are now asking members for their input. The advent of digital online content …


The Data Book Christmas giveaway

Posted Tuesday 12 Dec 2017

Christmas could be coming early for you! The Data Book wants to share the Christmas spirit  by giving away 100 copies of the 2017/18 edition! Thanks to wonderful support from the industry, The Data Book has continued to grow and expand this year and …


Rare chance to meet UK DP Steve Annis

Posted Tuesday 12 Dec 2017

Steve Annis

An opportunity like this is as rare as the proverbial hen's teeth, so don't let it pass you by! UK-based director of photography Steve Annis will be sharing his wisdom and wit in Auckland on Monday. Annis developed the look and feel of v…


Outdoorsy creative sought for artist in residence

Posted Tuesday 12 Dec 2017


Are you an original, observant and outdoorsy type? The Auckland Council seeks such a creative to live and work on a regional park for eight weeks and complete a new work related to the park in some way. The artist in residence gets…


Ending Violence doco seeks final funding push

Posted Tuesday 12 Dec 2017


Sandani Wijetunge and Rose Archer are hoping the halo effect of an angel donor will help brighten their fundraising efforts for their documentary Ending Violence. Their BOOSTED! crowdfunding campaign has been promised $4000 if 50 more donors come on board. We think t…


WIFTer projects win NZOA funding

Posted Tuesday 12 Dec 2017

We're excited for Kelly Martin, Robin Scholes, Kim Harrop and Kerry Warkia whose projects received funding in NZ On Air's December funding round - the last NZOA funding round of the year. Martin's project Brokenwood Mysteries (starring Neill Rea, pictured above left an…


WIFT Awards attract numerous nominations and another splendid sponsor

Posted Tuesday 12 Dec 2017

We have great news to end the year! 196 people took time out to make 300 nominations for a total of 195 different women for the upcoming WIFT Awards! It's fantastic that the work you are doing is being appreciated!
The judging panel wil…


Film festival seeks Kiwi entries

Posted Tuesday 12 Dec 2017


Time to get mobile, people! The 13th annual Mobile Film Festival is open to submissions and they're really keen for lots of entries from Down Under! Here's your chance to enter a free, easily accessible and international film festival and compete to win…


Good tenant wanted for shared office space

Posted Tuesday 12 Dec 2017

Do you need short-term or long-term private office space in Grey Lynn / Ponsonby? This could be the place! It's suitable for 6-7 desks and has an edit suite available. It's part of a building full of creatives, entrepreneurs and small businesses. If this sou…


People's Choice Award for McIntosh and Mortland

Posted Tuesday 12 Dec 2017


A big round of applause to director Zoe McIntosh and producer Hamish Mortland whose short film, The World in Your Window, won the Show Me Shorts WatchMe People's Choice Award. Hundreds of votes were cast by audience members who attended screenings across New Zealand.…


A Christmas cracker of a screening in Wellington

Posted Tuesday 12 Dec 2017


Catch Gaylene Preston's heart-warming story of her parents' lives during WWII, on the big screen tomorrow or Friday, in Wellington. Preston's film memoir, Home By Christmas, is about the survival of a marriage torn apart by the horrors of war, and is ba…


Freshly funded (1)

Posted Tuesday 12 Dec 2017

And a big round of applause to all our members who received funding for factual content from NZ On Air in the December funding round. We look forward to seeing your work!

All the funding details can be found …


A swag of jobs up for grabs

Posted Wednesday 13 Dec 2017

Senior Media Producer
NZME Vision seeks an all-rounder to direct, shoot, edit and produce their own content, working within a collaborative team. They will be solutions focused and proactive, valuing delivering a high standard of work across a broad range of productions. Please apply…


WIFTers win at the TV Awards

Posted Wednesday 13 Dec 2017

Let's hear it for our members who were winners at the 2017 New Zealand Television Awards!
Here's a big round of applause for Kelly Martin and the team at South Pacific Pictures & Seven Productions whose show 800 Words 2 won the New Zeala…


We're going on holiday

Posted Wednesday 13 Dec 2017

The WIFT office will be closed from 21 December and will re-open on 8 January. eNews will return on 17 January.

Merry Christmas everyone!

xx the WIFTNZ t…