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Anton Steel Retires as Film Bay of Plenty CEO

After five years of building up the screen media industry in the Bay of Plenty, DEGNZ member Anton Steel is stepping back from an operation level and retiring as CEO of Film Bay of Plenty. In the past year alone, the regional film office has supported a range of projects, including two feature films, two […]

First Episodes for Webby’s Ihumātao Docuseries Ready to Watch

The first two episodes in the three part documentary Ake, Ake, Ake are now available on Māori Television OnDemand and on the RNZ website. Co-directed by DEGNZ member Kim Webby and Whatanui Flavell, the series tells the story of the land occupation at Ihumātao through the voices of those who were intimately involved in the […]

Editors’ Films Feature on MIFF’s Programme

Congratulations to editors Annie Collins and Cushla Dillon who will have their work screened as part of the 69th edition of the Melbourne International Film Festival (Aug 5-22). Annie edited feature film thriller Coming Home in the Dark, which will screen in cinemas and online. Cushla Dillon was the editor on drama The Justice of […]

TVNZ Drama Series The Panthers Coming Soon

The trailer for the highly-anticipated TVNZ drama series, The Panthers, has been released. The six-part series, two episodes of which have been directed by DEGNZ member Vea Mafile’o, is based on the Polynesian Panthers. Guild members Peter Roberts and Margot Francis were also editors on the series. A group inspired by the Black Panther movement […]

Hochman’s Young and… Episode Debuts on TVNZ OnDemand

DEGNZ member Gal Hochman has directed, written and produced the third episode of Re: and TVNZ’s documentary series, Young and… Titled Young and Can’t Cum, Gal talks to a group of women to uncover what is really happening under the sheets, and why women struggle to orgasm. Gal has also written a companion piece for Re: […]