Get your Doc Edge Forum earlybird tickets now!

Get your Doc Edge Forum earlybird tickets now!

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

Here's even more good news for documentary lovers: The Documentary New Zealand Trust has announced some early confirmations of its hybrid Forum programme of live and online events to accompany Doc Edge, International Documentary Festival 2022.

Before we serve it up, note that the earlybird ticket deadline closes this Sunday 22 May so get in…

Free Future Filmmakers Workshops

Free Future Filmmakers Workshops

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

The Vista Foundation 48Hours are coming to your region to run a free half day workshop designed to up-skill filmmakers and a networking event to connect with the local film community.

Filmmakers, creatives and teachers will have the chance to sharpen their short filmmaking skills in preparation for the Vista Foundation 48Hours in 2022.

This…

Apply now for Unscripted: Screen Accelerator Project

Apply now for Unscripted: Screen Accelerator Project

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

Documentary makers, you will want to be in on this one! Lane Street Studios and Wellington Creative are running the Unscripted: Screen Accelerator Project, a five-week programme led by Emmy-winning producer and educator, Jon Kroll. This project is aimed at screen industry practitioners who have ideas they want to develop for an unscripted/formatted or documentary…

Doc Edge Festival 2022 programme now live

Doc Edge Festival 2022 programme now live

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

Documentary lovers are in for a treat this June! The Doc Edge Festival has just announced 113 feature length and short films in its 2022 programme. 
In Doc Edge’s unique Virtual Cinema, 17 feature length films and all 39 shorts will be available to watch anytime from 1 June. Over the course of the festival,…

New Zealand International Film Festival announces first films for 2022

New Zealand International Film Festival announces first films for 2022

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

The NZIFF’s programming team have been busy attending film festivals around the globe in search of the best films to bring to New Zealand audiences (they're off to Festival de Cannes later this month!). We're excited to see the first seven have been announced:

Music fans will be delighted with the documentaries Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen,…

Creatives, CLICK here for office space!

Creatives, CLICK here for office space!

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

Calling all creatives! If you're looking for low-cost lockable production offices in Auckland, then Click Studios may be your new workspace! 

Click's memberships offer 24/7 access and a lockable office as well as access to the studio, audio booth, editing suits, event spaces and meeting rooms at no additional cost - it's all part of…

Have a streaming good time at the NZCS Awards

Have a streaming good time at the NZCS Awards

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

Featuring over 40 minutes of winners' clips, this livestream event promises new insights into what is being created in our industry, and why our cinematographers are recruited for top shows around the world.

Across 11 categories you will see big and small productions, with special awards highlighting contributions to cinematography, an emerging cinematographer, and of…
NZWG Screenwriters Workshops

NZWG Screenwriters Workshops

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

Come and chat with NZWG Staff and Board Members about the upcoming changes to screenwriters contracts through the Screen Industry Workers Bill (SIWB). You can read more about the SIWB HERE.

The workshops are open to Members and Non-Members of NZWG.

At the workshops we will also cover topics like:

  • Changes to NZFC EDF applications
The Vista Foundation 48Hours is back for 2022!

The Vista Foundation 48Hours is back for 2022!

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

Write it in your calendar, book the Monday off work, call your teammates, build some bespoke props and line up a great location! The Vista Foundation 48Hours shoot weekend is August 12 - 14, 2022.

This is the competition's 20th year - let's make it the best yet!

Earlybird Registrations open on June 1, visit…

First RFP out for Christchurch's Digital Screen Campus

First RFP out for Christchurch's Digital Screen Campus

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

The University of Canterbury is to build a Digital Screen Campus, developing skills and talents necessary for a more converged media future.

The development is expected to be the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, to be constructed over 14 hectares (35 acres) and involve a $65 million (NZ$97 million) investment from the…

Whāea power! Inspiring line-up for all-wāhine event

Whāea power! Inspiring line-up for all-wāhine event

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

WIFT members Chelsea Winstanley (Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi), and Stacey Morrison (Te Arawa, Ngāi Tahu, pictured) feature in the impressive line up of all-wāhine creatives and thought-leaders speakers at the upcoming M9 event. They'll be inspiring, empowering and entertaining audiences with unique stories that speak to the event’s theme, Matariki Rau Mahara - the…

The BAFTA-Qualifying Aesthetica is open for entries!

The BAFTA-Qualifying Aesthetica is open for entries!

Posted Monday 16 May 2022

Submit your film to one of the UK’s leading film festivals and be in to win cash prizes, exhibition and publication, as well as further support towards new projects. The programmers are looking for bold shorts, features and virtual reality projects that transform the ways we see the world. You can submit to 12 genres…

Celebrate Ukrainian cinema and support a good cause

Celebrate Ukrainian cinema and support a good cause

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

Here's an enjoyable and worthwhile way to support the people of the Ukraine. Ukrainian-New Zealand actress Elena Stejko (What We Do in the Shadows, The Gulf), and Ukrainian filmmaker Dasha Volga have launched a festival celebrating Ukrainian cinema, which will run over three weeks at The Vic Theatre in Auckland’s Devonport.

Over the three Sundays…

New Head of Music for NZ On Air

New Head of Music for NZ On Air

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

We wish long-time music industry executive Teresa Patterson all the best in her exciting new role as the Head of Music at NZ On Air.

Ms Patterson has worked in the NZ music and arts industry for more than 25 years in a wide variety of roles across major music labels, artist management, major music…