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Fair Remuneration Efforts

Last week, Guild President Howard Taylor and I attended the General Assembly of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC), and the Executive Committee meeting of Writers & Directors Worldwide (W & DW) in Tokyo. The primary purpose for attending was to gain international support from the two bodies for DEGNZ’s efforts […]


Directing Masterclass with Acting Coach Howard Fine

Directors & Editors Guild of NZ is pleased to offer a Directing Masterclass with acting coach Howard Fine who for over a quarter of a century has built an unshakable reputation as one of the most gifted acting teachers of his generation. In this Directing Masterclass, Howard will supervise the directors to work with an […]

Cannes: Is it All it’s Cracked Up to Be?

Every year, tens of thousands of film industry people gather in Cannes for the world’s pre-eminent display of film industry gauche and sublime—the Cannes International Film Festival. Or at least that’s what used to happen. According to one local property manager, apartment rentals are down 30 – 50% for 2019’s festival, and it’s becoming a […]