Free Data Book 2020 print edition for WIFT members!

Posted Wednesday 22 Jan 2020

The 2020 Data Book is out now, and publisher Kelly Lucas has 20 copies to give the first 20 WIFT members who email her. To receive your free copy, write 'WIFT' in the subject line of an email to with with your name and preferred postal address in the email. You can also check out for the online version and create your own free listing.
This year's Data Book is crammed full with the latest information about New Zealand's screen production industry talent and services. The book also includes Studio and Crane Charts and other useful information for people looking at shooting films, television or commercials in New Zealand.The print edition - like the online version - includes over 300 categories.
"This year, the book has gone from strength to strength," says Lucas. "Further growth this year is an excellent sign of the strength of the industry and people engaging again with the book and online. Website traffic is increasing each month with the amount of production that is in the country at the moment. The feedback from last year's book continues to be very positive. The print edition is still in demand, so we have published it again this year. As part of our ongoing commitment to the industry for supporting us, we have decided that the first 20 WIFT members to contact us can receive a complimentary print copy. We have also taken the step to make sure the paper stock is from a fully sustainable forest with the FSC logo to confirm our commitment to the global movement of publishers playing our part in looking after the environment."

If you would like to list yourself or your business in The Data Book, please click here to list for free.



Next Up...

Screenwriters workshop with Michael Bennett

Posted Wednesday 22 Jan 2020

Ngā Aho Whakaari presents this valuable workshop in Auckland on 16 February, 2020. Award-winning screenwriter, author and director Michael Bennett (pictured) will cover sessions on script structure and character journey and an individual feedback session.

To apply, and to receive more details, email
You'll need to supply a one page storyline of your feature film.

Application deadline: 5pm, 3 February, 2020.