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Wellington – 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 […]

NZIFF 2018: 12 Short Films from DEGNZ Members

Previously, we rounded up eight feature films from DEGNZ members in part 1 and part 2. This year, our members have also been generously featured in all four short film programmes at the New Zealand International Film Festival, ranging from the competitive New Zealand’s Best to the stylish and eclectic collection of Eight Uneasy Pieces. […]

TOTS Directors Toolkit with Chris Dudman – Nelson

Up-skill with this two-day practical guide to the directing process. The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ and Top of the South Film Production Society (TOTS) presents the second of two Top of the South Island Directors Toolkits with New Zealand director Chris Dudman. This workshop will take place in Nelson. About Chris Dudman Chris’ […]

NZIFF 2018: More Features to Watch from DEGNZ Members

The full Auckland programme for the New Zealand International Film Festival has been officially unveiled and we are very excited for what’s ahead. Wellington follows suit with a programme launch at 7pm tonight. In part 1, we spotlighted four features from our members amongst the festival’s Early Announcements. Here, we roundup four more from our […]

Call for Screenwriters with Projects

DEGNZ is running the Women Filmmakers Incubator again in 2018 with eight talented, emerging women filmmakers: Chantelle Burgoyne, Linda Darby-Coring, Hiona Henare, Abi King-Jones, Agnes Peel-McGregor, Lauren Porteous, Michelle Savill and Asuka Sylvie. The New Zealand Writers Guild (NZWG) and DEGNZ are issuing this call for mid to experienced level screenwriters of either guild to […]