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Auckland – Rehearsal & Performance with Director/Producer Simon Bennett

Rehearsal & Performance is a practical half-day workshop focused on developing directors and actors’ tools to build better director/actor relationships for on-screen results. Guided by director/producer Simon Bennett, participants will explore a scene in groups (one director, two actors) in a safe and non-pressured environment. Lunch is provided. Simon Bennett has worked extensively as a stage and screen director […]

Young Creators: Ready Set Network

“Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.” Networking, however, can be an awkward business. Here’s an alternative: speed networking for Young Creators. At this event, you’ll have the chance to make connections in a number of fast, informal 8-minute sessions, plus the opportunity to grab a drink and mingle at the […]

Rialto Film Talk: Rock Documentary Swagger of Thieves

Ten years in the making, NZ rock documentary Swagger of Thieves takes a raw, eye-watering look at Kiwi band Head Like A Hole (aka HLAH). Come join us for this Film Talk at Rialto Cinemas Newmarket for a night out on May 17. Director Julian Boshier will join DEGNZ for a Q&A after the screening. Book tickets Two band […]

Screenlink with Producer Philippa Campbell

DEGNZ, WIFT and NZWG invite members for drinks and snacks and to hear leading NZ producer Philippa Campbell (Rain, No. 2, Rubbings From A Live Man) speak to her experiences on two series of Top of the Lake, written by Jane Campion and Gerard Lee, Series One directed by Campion and Garth Davis, and Two […]

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 […]