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Learning Curves: April and May in Review

As life accelerates back to speed, for some, lockdown may seem like a distant memory. What happened in the DEGNZ calendar during April and May, you ask? Lockdown turned out to be the perfect opportunity for us to test online learning, starting with part two of the Directors Toolkit with Peter Burger after the original […]

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ScreenSafe Health and Safety COVID-19 Toolkit Update

Additional Departmental Roles + Small Crew Guidelines Below are the updated guidelines for the ScreenSafe Health and Safety COVID-19 Toolkit – Department Roles. These guidelines are a best practice guide and have been created to support each department with their Health and Safety planning and to share with crew. These are intended to start each person […]

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COVID-19 Income Relief Payment

The following scheme has just been announced, and may be of help to you and/or colleagues and friends. COVID-19 Income Relief Payment If you lose your job (including self-employment) from 1 March 2020 to 30 October 2020 due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for the COVID-19 Income Relief Payment. It’s available from 8 June 2020. You […]

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Ch-ch-changes

Just when you thought we were all stuck in our ways, along came COVID-19. Now changes are flowing thick and fast to adapt to the brave new world this deadly virus has inflicted upon us. The Resource Management Act is being given the flick to allow for shovel-ready infrastructure projects. Tourism operators are now having […]

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Introducing the DEGNZ Incubator Directors for 2020

The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ is delighted to introduce the seven directors selected for the fourth DEGNZ Emerging Women Filmmakers Incubator: Michelle Ang, Charlotte Evans, Pennie Hunt, Stella Reid, Rachel Ross, Jessica Grace Smith and Kathleen Winter From June onwards, the directors will take part in five one-day workshops tailored to provide specific […]