Phillips wins best director gong at the SOFIES

Posted Monday 02 Jul 2018

June really was April Phillips' month. The multitalented WIFTer won the Best Director award at the Short Film Awards, New York (SOFIES). Her film R.E.M. was nominated in seven categories including Best Editing, Outstanding Technical Work, Best Actor, Best Narrative Short Film, and for Phillips herself; Best Director, Actress and Writing. R.E.M. was up against steep competition including the Oscar-winning short film The Silent Child.  Phillips self-funded her low-budget horror, which has already garnered several other awards and international screenings. She credits the film's success to a talented, tight-knit team of supportive film practitioners. Phillips is currently in pre-production on her fourth short film, a sci-fi titled The Last Man on Earth, which will be shot at Wellington's Avalon Film & Television Studios.

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Personal assistant needed for NZ Film Commission

Posted Monday 02 Jul 2018

Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) is seeking to fill the newly created position of personal assistant support to the Head of Marketing and Head of Business Affairs. The role will include diary and email management, travel coordination through to assisting with event coordination. This is a full-time position based in Wellington.

To apply, email recruitment@nzfilm.co.nz your current CV and a covering letter explaining why you're the person they need, and how you're a great fit for the role.
For more information, please contact Hayley Hewer recruitment@nzfilm.co.nz
Applications close at 9am on Monday, July 9, 2018
For more information, please contact Hayley Hewer recruitment@nzfilm.co.nz
Applications close at 9am on Monday, July 9, 2018