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Young Creators: Think Outside the Box

LIVE-STREAM 4PM on Facebook 7.5 years after leaving uni, the six-part team at Chillbox (a commercial video production company) has embarked on pre-production for ‘Loop Track’, their first self-funded feature film. COVID-19 has meant a postponement to production (which was scheduled for May), and has required a large amount of adaptation. On April 2, they’ll […]


COVID-19: Breaches of work rights will be logged with unions

Source: CTU, 29 March 2020 — The Council of Trade Unions has today launched an online tool for working Kiwis to identify employers who aren’t doing the right thing during the COVID-19 period. CTU President Richard Wagstaff is concerned that some employers are not following the law; “We continue to hear really concerning reports of […]


Stay at Home, Make a Video – DEGNZ Play

From Monday 30 March, the Directors & Editors Guild of NZ will introduce DEGNZ Play for our members. DEGNZ Play is an initiative to help provide an outlet for your creative juices and get something of yours into production now and out into the world! We would like you to make a 60-second video that we […]

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DEGNZ Offers Members and Non-Members Facing Hardship a Membership Holiday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 26 March 2020 For those directors, editors and assisitant editors experiencing financial hardship during the COVID-19 crisis, the Directors and Editors Guild of New Zealand (DEGNZ) has instituted a COVID-19 Membership Holiday for those who cannot afford to pay membership fees at this time. “DEGNZ represents the creative, cultural and financial wellbeing […]