Wifters shine in NZOA "Fresh" funding round

Posted Wednesday 29 Apr 2020

Congratulations to members who received funding from NZ On Air in its 'Fresh Opportunities' funding round. NZOA is fast-tracking into production a diverse range of new content ensuring there's a pipeline of work for the production sector post-lockdown (and during lockdown where safely possible.) The latest round called for applications meeting NZ On Air's 'Fresh opportunities' objectives which encourages innovation and opportunities for different storytellers.

Here are the WIFT member funding recipients:

TVNZ up to $350,000 for Young And� for TVNZ On Demand.

Annie Goldson up to $203,605 for Cry Of Whakaari, Run Lola Productions for Three.

Notable Pictures up to $173,404 for Sex And Prejudice, RNZ.
Attitude Pictures up to $144,815 for The Red Carpet Attitude Awards 2020, TVNZ 1, and up to $205,624 for Inside Out, AttitudeLive.com.

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Last day to apply for Miranda Harcourt seminar: Directing Actors

Posted Wednesday 29 Apr 2020

MIranda Harcourt

DEGNZ is running a Zoom seminar with acting and directing coach Miranda Harcourt on Sunday 10 May. If you haven't applied, get in quick because applications close at midnight Thursday 30 April! The interactive seminar is aimed at emerging directors (with short film/commercial/web series credits) through to experienced directors. Miranda will introduce simple, innovative ways of thinking about and achieving connection and character, and will teach directors a series of unique exercises that she has developed for use in rehearsal and on-set that get actors to where they need to be, fast.


Click here for more info and to apply