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Help with Contacting New Zealand Directors!

Our friends at the Australian Screen Directors Authorship Collecting Society (ASDACS) are trying to get in touch with NZ directors on this list to distribute royalties related to their work. If you have any leads on how one of these directors can be reached, please send an email to admin@degnz.co.nz and we will pass the information […]


November Film Talks: Flamingo and The Man On the Island

Flamingo The first film for the month, Flamingo, a New Zealand comedy-drama, that asks the question… what would you do if you were stuck on a rooftop with a stranger for a weekend? We’re excited to be joined by director Richard Riddiford following the screening for a 30min Q&A session! When: Thursday 12 November at […]


2020 Screen Guilds Christmas Parties

Members come celebrate with the screen guilds and associations at our annual Christmas get-togethers! RSVP essential. Partners welcome. Auckland – Wed 25 November, 6pm RSVP now Wellington – Wed 9 December, 6pm RSVP now Christchurch – Mon 14 December, 6pm RSVP now  

Have Your Say: Premium Productions for International Audiences Fund

Tēnā koe, The New Zealand Film Commission has issued a document for consultation on the Premium Productions for International Audiences fund ($50 million premium drama fund) across FY21-FY22, which is designed to support the production of high-quality feature films or series dramas that tell strong New Zealand stories with international appeal. The Fund is a […]


Directors Toolkit with Rob Sarkies – South Island

DEGNZ is excited to present a workshop with director Rob Sarkies for South Island-based directors on November 28 – 29. Rob will outline his process and encourage participants to develop processes specific to them. About Rob Sarkies Wellington-based, but a South Islander at heart, Rob works across feature films, series television and commercials. His work […]