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Young Creators: Before You Say Yes to Web Series

Get more control over your career by knowing the pitfalls to avoid before you set out on your web series dreams. Be informed about issues currently facing web content creators in NZ. Lately, we’ve seen some appalling agreements given to our director members to sign. In response, DEGNZ has been busy on a standard contract […]

Wellington Screenlink: Forging Ties with Asia

Join DEGNZ, the Screen Production and Development Association (SPADA) and Screen Composers Guild (SCGNZ) for networking drinks and conversation in Wellington. Sound editor and POW Studios CEO John McKay will share his career highlights and observations from his 40 years in film and TV, including recent successes in Asia. John will chat about POW’s business […]

Book Tickets to the DEGNZ Lifetime Membership Awards Dinner 2017

The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ warmly invites you to join us for a night to honour and celebrate our Lifetime Members. DEGNZ has formerly awarded Lifetime Memberships to John Reid, Keith Hunter and George Andrews in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the guild over the years. The Lifetime Membership Awards Dinner is […]

Invitation to Observe Equity’s Highly Popular Casting Hothouse

The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ invites our member directors to take part in Equity New Zealand’s Casting Hothouse in an observational capacity. The Casting Hothouse, Equity’s unique intensive audition/casting workshop to maximise skills and employment outcomes in the local and international market, is returning in September 2017. This is an opportunity for up to […]

Robyn Malcolm Leads Insightful Rehearsal Room Workshop

It was a pleasure to have esteemed actress Robyn Malcolm facilitate our most recent Rehearsal Room for directors and actors in Auckland. The directors had the opportunity to bring a scene from one of their own projects, or be provided a scene, which they got to rehearse and explore with a bunch of talented actors. After […]

Register Now! The Rehearsal Room – Wellington Workshop

The Rehearsal Room brings together actors and directors in a safe, supportive environment to practise working with each other on scenes under the guidance of an experienced moderator. Register to have your name in the draw to participate. For each event, 4 directors and 8 actors will be selected. If you are selected, we’ll email or […]

Emmy Award-Winning Lucy Walker Hosts Documentary Director Masterclass

A range of emerging and highly experienced documentary directors turned out to hear LA-based UK documentary director Lucy Walker talk about her practice and projects. It was an informative and inspiring masterclass for those involved. In the afternoon, four lucky participants further received one-on-one input from Lucy on their documentary projects in development or production.

Editors Cut Drama with Eric de Beus

Thanks to Eric de Beus (800 Words, Westside) for running a superb two-day editing drama workshop for some of our DEGNZ editors in Auckland last Saturday. Participants got to spend time cutting their own versions of scenes from 800 Words, which got progressively more challenging!

Call for Applications: Documentary Directing Masterclass & Project Consultations with Emmy-Winner Lucy Walker

The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ invites directors to apply for a Feature Documentary Directing Masterclass and Project Consultation with British director Lucy Walker to be held in Auckland. Lucy Walker is an Emmy-winning British film director who has twice been nominated for an Academy Award and is renowned for creating riveting, character-driven nonfiction that delivers emotionally and narratively. The […]

Register Now! The Rehearsal Room with Robyn Malcolm

The Rehearsal Room brings together professionals – actors and directors – in a safe, supportive environment to practise working with each other on scenes under the guidance of an experienced moderator. Register on our Eventbrite page to have your name in the draw to participate. For each event, 4 directors and 8 actors will be selected. If you […]