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 Zealand On Air Best Drama Series.
And congratulations to Paula Boock, Donna Malane and Lippy Pictures whose production Jean won the Images & Sound Best Feature Drama, and Best Director: Drama, and Best Script: Drama. Lippy Pictures' Jean also picked up the Godfrey Hirst Best Actress for Kate Elliott.
We also applaud Maramena Roderick whose Songs from the Inside III Christchurch won Best Reality Series, and Notable Pictures for Loading Docs, which won the New Zealand On Air Best Web Series.
Well done to Annabelle Lee and Great Southern Television whose The Hui won the Te M?ngai P?ho Best M?ori Programme, and Lisa Taouma and Tikilounge Productions whose #TalesOfTime on The Coconet TV won Best Pasifika Programme.
Congratulations also go to Mitchell Hawkes and Ruckus, whose Born This Way: Awa's Story won Best Director: Documentary or Factual. Hawkes (MediaWorks) was also awarded Best Director: Multi Camera for the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards 2016.
We're raising our glasess to Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions for taking out the Best Script: Comedy award for Darryl. An Outward Bound Story, and to Great Southern Film and Television for the Selaks Taste Collection Best Actor award for Dean O'Gorman in Hillary.
We congratulate Diva Productions after Jools & Lynda Topp took out the SKYCITY Best Presenter: Entertainment for Topp Country Season Two. And of course, a special mention goes to the legendary John Barnett who won the TV Legend award.

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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 with a CV and some examples of your work (no edited showreels please) to craig.gainsborough@nzme.co.nz

Digital Content Manager
WhitebaitMedia seeks a Digital Content Manager to be responsible for delivering child-friendly strategic, smart and original content across a variety of different channels.
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Digital Content Creator
WhitebaitMedia needs a digital content creator with a wide range of editing skills across text, photos, graphics and video and a good understanding of Kiwi kids' media diet.
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Sound Operator
WhitebaitMedia also has a vacancy for a Sound Operator to manage the sound requirements for all the weekly studio records, as well as various field location shoots.
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Researcher / Writer
WhitebaitMedia requires a Researcher/Writer for Fanimals, responsible for researching, writing and sourcing amazing field content and talent.
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Senior Producer - The Project
MediaWorks is looking for  a senior producer to head up the editorial team for The Project.
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Associate Producer, The Project
MediaWorks needs a news and current affairs junkie to be associate producer for The Project.
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Segment Producer, The Project
MediaWorks also requires a segment producer to create its video packages from concept all the way to the final edit process.
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Video Producer/ Digital Marketer

Leadership and communication training provider Mccullagh Coaching seeks a star to produce high-quality videos to support its programmes.
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Esports Television Producer / Director
Letsplay.live (LPL) is an Australian and New Zealand based esports media business and requires an experienced television producer to join its fast growing team.
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Esports Video Content Producer
LPL needs a  content producer to create broadcast quality video items on live broadcasts as well as the ability to create pre-recorded TV shows occasionally.  
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