The hottest jobs in town

Posted Tuesday 17 Oct 2017

Content planner for Lightbox

Spark is looking for a content planner to support the head of content, and help execute Lightbox's content strategies.

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Camera operator-editor

Newshub seeks a camera operator with a solid understanding of telling stories through editing.

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Film lecturer

SAE has a vacancy for a film lecturer to join its dynamic, creative and thriving Film Department in Auckland. You can apply direct to Suzette Major


Props assistant

Hobbiton Movie Set Tours needs a props assistant to manage day-to-day maintenance of the Hobbiton movie set and props.

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Audio visual technician

The Master of Fine Arts (Creative Practice) programme at Victoria University of Wellington needs a technician to manage the Film and Music technical activities at the Miramar Creative Centre.

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CG supervisor

Faraway Animation, a new studio in Auckland, is looking for a CG supervisor to head up an animated feature film.

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Digital design tutor

Yoobee School of Design's Wellington Campus is seeking a fixed-term, full time tutor to teach the Design Foundation module of its Diploma in Digital Design (Film and Animation).

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Children's TV presenter

What Now is on the look out for a female show presenter for the 2018 season.

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Production assistant / assistant video editor

Shotover Media in Queenstown seeks a creative, passionate and motivated individual to join its team as a production assistant and an assistant video editor.

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Communications adviser (audio visual), Bougainville

New Dawn FM requires a comms adviser to produce quality audio and visual programming to support open and informed discussion of political and social issues in Bougainville.

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Novel new venture for Sumner

Posted Tuesday 17 Oct 2017


WIFT loves to support member's new ventures, even when they're not exactly film-related. Longtime member, documentary filmmaker Barbara Sumner (Burstyn) is releasing her first novel on 11 November. How to Make a Baby is described as an 'almost romantic novel about motherhood, marriage and making babies the modern way'.

To receive the first two chapters right away visit Barbara's Facebook page and click on the blue Sign Up button on the top right of the page. And because WIFT members are so dear to her heart, the very lovely Barbara has a special offer just for WIFT: pay just 99 cents when you buy the book and write a review on Amazon, and/or join her emailing list between November 8-12, 2017.

Barbara's documentaries include the Oscar short-listed This Way of Life, which won 16 international awards and sold to 22 countries. Her recent film, Some Kind of Love was released theatrically in Canada and has sold to numerous countries.

By joining Barbara's mailing list, you'll receive updates on the release of the book, special treats like short stories and be in the loop on the release of her historical fiction The Red Silk and the Sea trilogy.