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Call for Applications: Editing Drama with Peter Roberts

DEGNZ invites editors to apply for an Editing Drama Workshop with Peter Roberts, award-winning editor and former President of the Guild. The 2-day workshop will be held on 14-15 April in Auckland. Learn about narrative feature-length editing and dramatic storytelling from a highly experienced New Zealand editor. The workshop will also combine teaching with practical editing exercises. Applicants require basic skills in […]

Wellington – Rehearsal & Performance with Director Michael Duignan

DEGNZ invites directors and actors to register their interest in the first Wellington edition of Rehearsal & Performance, taking place on April 7. Director Michael Duignan (Go Girls, The Blue Rose) will share his insights into how directors and actors can work better collaboratively to achieve great on screen performances. This is a practical half-day workshop […]

Urgent Call for Applications: Drama Editor Attachment

The DEGNZ Drama Editor Attachment Scheme is a new initiative giving emerging drama editors the opportunity to advance their craft through shadowing and mentoring from an experienced drama editor. Emerging drama editors are invited to apply for our first DEGNZ Drama Editor Attachment to editor Paul Sutorius on a telefeature about to go into production directed […]

Young Creators: Get Your Foot In the Door

With a million paths to choose, it’s easy to feel lost when you’re starting out in the screen industry. How do you get your foot in the door? What does that even mean?At this Q&A, four emerging directors and editors will discuss breaking into the industry and the different ways they did it. We’re pumped to announce our […]

Call for Applications: Director’s Workshop & Project Consultations with Rachel Perkins

The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ invites directors to apply for a first-time feature Director’s Workshop and Project Consultation with Australian director Rachel Perkins to be held in Auckland. Rachel Perkins is well established in the Australian filmmaking industry as a film and television director, producer and writer. Through these various roles she has managed to provide a much-needed voice for indigenous […]

Christchurch – Rehearsal & Performance with Director/Actor Kathy McRae

Rehearsal & Performance, DEGNZ’s revamped Rehearsal Room workshop series, kicks off 2018 in Christchurch! DEGNZ welcomes both directors and actors to register their interest for a chance to be involved. In this hands-on half-day workshop, director/actor Kathy McRae will share ways in which directors and actors can work better collaboratively to achieve great on screen […]

A Heck of a Year

It’s been a heck of a year with a number of significant changes that affects many of the things we do in the screen sector. The first of major import was NZ On Air’s move to its single media fund model in July of 2017. Already an avenue for aspiring content makers who couldn’t or […]