Auckland Maori creatives, have your say

Posted Sunday 09 Jul 2017

Are you M?ori, living in Auckland and working in the creative sector?

Brown Pages and the M?ori business development unit of ATEED (Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development) are working together to identify and support Auckland's M?ori creative sector. But to do this, they need to know more about people in the sector.

Have your say by filling in the survey on the Brown Pages website.

If you have any questions, contact Mechele from Brown Pages on mechele.harron@gmail.com.

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NZIFF launches VOD platform

Posted Sunday 09 Jul 2017

As this year's cinematic feast looms, the New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) expands online with the launch of an online screening platform supported by SHIFT72.

Films from the back catalogue of Florian Habicht, Summer Agnew, Adam Luxton, Jeremy Dumble, Simon Ogston, and Rebecca Tansley are now available to rent on NZIFF's Video On Demand (VOD) platform.

The VOD initiative has been made possible with sponsorship from platform provider SHIFT72. SHIFT72 are leading providers in Secure Video On Demand Technology, powering large entertainment brands such as SXSW Film Festival, Austin (TX) and Cannes Film Festival, France.

"Seeing how limited the opportunities for post-NZIFF life can be for some of our favourite films, we are expanding our screening capabilities to include Video On Demand. A small initial selection of previous NZIFF titles is now available anywhere in NZ that internet allows. In the future we anticipate making much more use of this new platform, with simultaneous NZIFF premieres online and in the cinema. NZIFF On Demand will also provide the opportunity to extend the availability of many titles currently confined to big city screens," says NZIFF Director Bill Gosden.

Check out the NZ films available for rental at ondemand.nziff.co.nz.