ScreenSafe and SWAG to roll out health and safety training sessions

Posted Saturday 08 Jun 2019

Watch this space to find out more about a series of training sessions to be rolled out in the next few months by ScreenSafe and the Screen Women's Action Guild (SWAG). These are in preparation for updated health and safety standards for sexual harassment education, prevention, reporting and response, and are aimed at NZ screen industry health and safety officers and industry heads of departments. ScreenSafe and SWAG will also be promoting online resources and tools to help crew and productions make their workplaces safer for all. By 2020, these new health and safety standards will be a condition of funding for all New Zealand and overseas productions shooting in New Zealand.

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Entries open for The Smalls Film Festival

Posted Saturday 08 Jun 2019

Good things come in small packages so here's the perfect festival offshore for your short film! The Smalls Film Festival is back for its 14th year, in Shoreditch from 6-9 September, with the very best in films, sessions and parties. On top of the usual seven categories (Animation, BiteSize, Comedy, Documentary, Drama , Music and Student), there's also a category dedicated to highlighting key environmental issues. There are prizes of up to �500 for each category - submit your film soon!