Local film's premiere offers disturbing and delightful encounters

Posted Monday 15 Feb 2021

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Come along to the world premiere of this anthology film on 3 March, and support our emerging local filmmakers. Encounters brings together eight new New Zealand directors, including WIFT member Jane Fletcher, and a diverse cast and crew to tell a range of delightful, disturbing, romantic and rebellious stories. We're pleased to hear that there was a 50:50 gender split in the filmmaking voices.

When: 6:30pm, 3 March, 2021 (In case of a COVID-19 Alert Level change near 3 March 2021, the alternative date for this event is Wednesday 28th April 2021. Please ensure you are available to attend both dates when purchasing tickets.

Where: Wellington's Embassy Theatre

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New deadline for applications to Premium Productions for International Audiences Fund

Posted Monday 15 Feb 2021

In light of the COVID-19 Alert Levels increase throughout New Zealand and in response to the industry, the Agencies (NZFC, NZ On Air and Te Māngai Pāho) have collectively decided to extend the Premium Productions for International Audiences Fund (Te Puna Kairangi Premium Fund) Deadline - it is now
1pm on Monday 22 February 2021.

The current documentation, Guidelines and Submission checklist, have been updated accordingly along with an FAQ that captures the most frequently asked questions.

The PremiumFund@nzfilm.co.nz email address remains available to answer any of your enquiries.