New report reveals how women fare in the French film and TV industry

Posted Tuesday 19 Mar 2019

Women directed only 23.3% of feature films in France in 2017. Click the link below to read's interesting report on findings from a recent study that looked at every aspect of female representation in France's film and TV industry between 2008 and 2017. Interestingly, the study found women were paid more on average than men in just a handful of roles, notably 'script girl', where their pay was on average 18% higher, and stuntwomen due to the scarcity of women working in this domain. 

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Get those Seed and Seed Advanced applications underway!

Posted Tuesday 19 Mar 2019

Sharpen your keyboards and start applying to the NZ Writers' Guild Seed & Seed Advanced funds! The earlybird deadline is midday 5 April, and recipients will be announced 31 May. Seed provides unencumbered development funding specifically for writers and helps their projects progress to the stage where they may apply to the NZFC's Early and Advanced Development funds, or continue to be developed independently. For those who won't be ready for this first round of funding, there will be a second round and the dates for that are:
Opens: Friday 5 July 2019
Closes: midday Friday 6 September 2019

Seed/Seed Advanced recipients announced 5pm Friday 1 November 2019

Click here for more information and to apply