Jessica's Tree wins gold at New York Film Festival

Posted Wednesday 22 Jul 2020

Jessica's Tree wins gold at New York Film Festival

We're thrilled to hear that the five-part online video series Jessica's Tree has won a gold award for best web series at the New York International Film Festival. Produced by Alex Reed, written and executive produced by Cass Avery and edited by Margot Francis, the documentary series is an insightful and revealing story about what suicide looks like from the inside, and what you can do to help. It's available to view on the NZ Herald platform.

Click here to watch Jessica's Tree

Next Up...


NZFC mentorships announced

Posted Wednesday 22 Jul 2020

A big congratulations to Alyx Duncan, Gwen Isaacs, Briar March, and Abi King Jones who were all successful in their applications for the Film Commission's new online mentorship programme, Hunga Taunaki ā Rorohiko. Mentees will be matched with experienced New Zealand filmmakers to work on a long-form project they have in development between July and September 2020. We look forward to seeing your work!

Click here to read more