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Auckland – Rehearsal & Performance with Actor/Director Ian Hughes

The Rehearsal & Performance series provides regular opportunities for directors and actors to practise their craft. Each workshop brings in an experienced moderator to guide participants as they explore a workshop scene in groups (one director, two actors) in a safe and non-pressured environment. Be part of our last workshop of the year with director/actor […]

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Screenlink: Inside the Engine of Mortal Engines

Join 1st Assistant Editor/VFX Editor Dan Best for the rare chance to have an informal look inside the engine room of a multi million dollar VFX heavy feature. Dan will share on handling the logistics involved, the big editorial team required, media walkabout, the skills, the deadlines. The highs and lows of big projects, and […]

DEGNZ Best Director and Best Editor Goes to…

Congratulations to our member Armağan Ballantyne for taking home the DEGNZ Best Director award for her short film Hush, presented at the Show Me Shorts 2019 Auckland Opening & Awards Night on October 5th. Hush tells the story of Ava, a young woman who surprises her brother and friends when she suddenly turns up in […]


2019 Table Reads Round Four

Calling for actors and directors/writers with scripts for a Table Read on Saturday 30 November! Round 4 opens on 21 October and closes 15 November, 3pm. A core cast – max six actors – together with a writer+director team OR writer/director will collaborate on each script-in-development table read. The script must have a director attached […]


Directors Toolkit with Charlie Haskell – Wellington

Call for Applications – Deepen your knowledge of the craft in this Directors Toolkit with experienced director Charlie Haskell. The two-day workshop, run by the Directors & Editors Guild of NZ, will be held in Wellington on 16 – 17 November. Charlie Haskell will provide a practical guide to emerging directors as to what the […]