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Tom Eagles Earns Oscar and BAFTA Nominations for Film Editing

The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ congratulates New Zealand editor Tom Eagles for his Oscar and BAFTA nominations for best editing on Jojo Rabbit. Eagles is nominated in the same Oscar category as The Irishman, Joker, Parasite and Ford v Ferrari. Other films nominated for the BAFTA are Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood, Le […]

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An Active November at DEGNZ

November was a particularly busy month in events for DEGNZ. We ran a 2-day weekend Directors Toolkit in Wellington with director Charlie Haskell, which was greatly enjoyed by the directors in attendance. The following week, DEGNZ vice-president Louise Leitch taught best practices for directing scenes involving intimacy and nudity in Christchurch on Saturday 23 November. […]

Meri Kirihimete and Happy New Year!

Our office will be closed after Friday 20 December and reopens on Monday 13 January 2020. Meri Kirihimete me te Hape Nū Ia to you and your loved ones from the team here at DEGNZ. We hope you also have a wonderful break over the summer. See you again in 2020!


2019 Screen Guilds Christmas Parties

Members, it’s that time again! We’d love for you to join us at the combined Guilds’ end of year celebrations. RSVP essential Christchurch – Wed 27 November, 6pm RSVP now Auckland – Wed 4 December, 6pm RSVP now Wellington – Wed 11 December, 6pm RSVP now  

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Young Creators: Serious about Series

Make something. Anything. And be prepared to face some hard unpaid work. JJ Fong and Ally Xue will discuss how they found their creative soulmates (Roseanne Liang and Perlina Lau) to form Flat3 Productions, and turned their pipe dream into a reality. If you’re serious, or even curious, about making web series, you won’t want to […]