Hear industry leaders debate the case for inclusion in the boardroom at the WIFTI and Power of Inclusion summits

Posted Tuesday 17 Sep 2019

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Lorrie Bartlett
The WIFTI and Power of Inclusion summits are only two weeks away (2-4 October, Auckland). Be a part of this vital event and attend ground breaking sessions such as Changing the Narrative in the Boardroom, where Industry Leaders including Tilane Jones (ARRAY), Cathleen Taff (Walt Disney Studios) and Louise Bartlett (ICM) will debate the business case for inclusion: the opportunities, the perceived risks and how to talk to the naysayers. You will hear from:
Tilane Jones (above left) President of Ava DuVernay's history making film collective ARRAY (Queen Sugar, When They See Us)
Cathleen Taff, President of theatrical distribution franchise management and business and audience insights at Walt Disney Studios; and
Lorrie Bartlett (above right) Partner and co-head of the talent department at ICM Partners and is the first African-American to run a talent department for a major talent and literary agency.

 

The WIFTI and Power of Inclusion summits are only two weeks away (2-4 October, Auckland). Be a part of this vital event and attend ground breaking sessions such as Changing the Narrative in the Boardroom- where Industry Leaders including Tilane Jones (ARRAY),  Cathleen Taff (Walt Disney Studios) and Louise Bartlett (ICM) will debate the business case for inclusion: the opportunities, the perceived risks and how to talk to the naysayers. You will hear from:
Tilane Jones- President of Ava DuVernay's history making film collective ARRAY (Queen Sugar, When They See Us)
Cathleen Taff- President of theatrical distribution franchise management and business and audience insights at Walt Disney Studios; and
Lorrie Bartlett- Partner and co-head of the talent department at ICM Partners and is the first African-American to run a talent department for a major talent and literary agency.
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Nga Taonga Sound and Vision moves to the National Library building

Posted Tuesday 17 Sep 2019

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Ng? Taonga Sound & Vision's Wellington office staff have been busy carefully packing up all their stuff over the past few weeks in preparation for their move to new offices within Wellington's National Library Building on Monday, 23 September.
Ng? Taonga Acting Chief Executive Honiana Love said: "We have been looking forward to this moment, not just since December but for several years, ever since our building at Taranaki Street was assessed as earthquake-prone. Our priority since then has been to find safe and secure accommodation for our Wellington staff and we are very pleased that the risk has been removed as completely as it can be."
The move places Ng? Taonga in the heart of the 'archives quarter', side by side with New Zealand's two other archival institutions, the National Library and Archives New Zealand. Ng? Taonga remains an independent charitable trust but the proximity of all three archives is expected to create opportunities for both formal and informal connections across the recorded heritage sector.
Most services previously available at Taranaki Street will be available at the National Library building on Molesworth Street. Members of the public will be able to search the Archive's online catalogue, view and listen to material available online and view additional content in the Medianet collection on monitors situated in the National Library's public Reading Room. The Reading Room is open 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm, Saturday (not open Sundays and public holidays).
The only change from previous access arrangements is that viewing of material on disc or tape previously held in the Taranaki Street Media Library collection will be by appointment in the National Library's Katherine Mansfield Reading Room from 10am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Click here for details of public and research access arrangements